In 1976, the group were the talk of London town, and soon Sex Pistols’ signing saga become the stuff of legend.
Fury's legions of fans included future punk guru Malcolm McLaren, who improbably exercised that admiration as he oversaw the Pistols' early rehearsals.
With 'How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb,' U2 were in the mood to complete the circle back to being the uncompromising rock ‘n’ roll band we first knew.
With their ‘The Filth & The Fury’ headline, the ‘Daily Mirror’ lit the touchpaper for a hate campaign against Sex Pistols in 1977 – as this gallery shows.
The best political punk songs have stood the test of time, remaining wholly relevant in an era when politics thrives on lies and confusion.
Ever since rearing its head in the 70s, punk politics continue to shape our way of thinking, thanks to outspoken bands unafraid of making a stand.
Sex Pistols’ incendiary debut album, ‘Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols’, has lost none of its fury, nor its ability to inspire.
The satirical 'White Punks On Dope' became one of the enduring anthems of the new wave period.
From hip 60s shows such as ‘Ready Steady Go!’ to the iconic ‘Top Of The Pops’ and anarchic mayhem of ‘The Tube’, UK music TV has a rich history.
Virgin Records co-founder Nik Powell and childhood friend of Richard Branson, Nik Powell has died in Oxford from cancer at the age of 69.
Were the censors right? These banned songs caused controversy at the time, but they ultimately beat the authorities, earning their place in music history.
Unsung musicians who are more than guns for hire, the best sidemen in rock don’t always get their due, but are crucial to shaping a band’s sound.
Album packaging has evolved over six decades. Excellent artwork still matters, and the future promises many advances for digital music and new media.
Urgent and driving, The Ruts’ debut album, ‘The Crack’, was an impressively diverse offering merging reggae influences and politically charged anthems.
Produced in Minnesota by Steve Albini, the album helped change the course of 1990s rock.