The pioneering, Lancashire-born punk singer-songwriter died of a heart attack in his adopted home country of Estonia on 6 December.
‘The Public Image Is Rotten’ celebrates PiL’s 40-year career and suggests they’ve made an even more lasting musical impression than Lydon’s Sex Pistols.
The Pittsburgh punks are touring their 2017 album 'American Fall', released by Spinefarm Records.
Launched during punk’s first wave, Mark Perry’s ‘Sniffin’ Glue’ fanzine captured the scene in its purest form and went on to shape the future of fanzines.
The 12-date trek launches on 17 October in Boston, Massachusetts and concludes on 2 November in Los Angeles.
PiL announce 18 additional dates in North America starting in October
Ramones made their triumphant London debut in front of 2,000 fans at The Roundhouse on 4 July 1976, blitzkrieging the UK capitol with NYC punk attitude.
The widely-travelled new wave original makes a solo statement.
Fan Henry Rollins says: “The Crack' - I cannot explain to you the impact that this LP had. It is simply one of the best albums of its time."
Directed by Tabbert Fiiller, the doc premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York and then had its European premiere at London’s Raindance Festival.
Knox played on the band's landmark early albums including their commercial high watermark, 1986's 'A Date With Elvis'.
The new PiL documentary, ‘The Public Image Is Rotten’, is a fascinating look at one of rock’s most uncompromising bands.
Among a plethora of rarities are B-sides, Rarities and Radio Sessions, 12” Mixes, Unreleased Mixes and Tracks and a Live concert from New York Ritz in July 1989.
The new film, by director Tabbert Fiiller includes extensive interviews with John Lydon, former and current band members, and luminaries such as Thurston Moore and The Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock.
To celebrate punk’s singularly DIY spirit, we present 11 unsung rare punk singles from short-lived bands who stuck it to the man in style.
Despite coming late to the skate punk party, Sum 41 released a bona fide classic in the shape of the aptly-named ‘All Killer No Filler’, featuring this signature hit, ‘Fat Lip’.