In 1976, the group were the talk of London town, and soon Sex Pistols’ signing saga become the stuff of legend.
Supercharging punk with hardcore speed and bratty humour, the likes of Blink-182, Sum 41 and Green Day took skate-punk into the mainstream in the 90s.
On Friday The 13th, uDiscover presents a playlist of the 13 unluckiest singles of all time in UK chart history, whose chart supremacy was thwarted.
The revealing PiL documentary, ‘The Public Image Is Rotten’, offers a fascinating look at one of rock’s most uncompromising bands.
Music and art will always go together as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
‘Who Are You’ kept up with the times. Though punk poured scorn on early 70s rock’n’roll superstars, most of the Class Of ’77 retained respect for The Who.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
Ever since 1977, punk has been the catalyst for an infinite number of radical art and fashion statements which continue to influence the world we live in.
While the US & UK continue to claim the land rights, punk was an agent of change on a worldwide scale and its impact has affected all corners of the globe.
There have been hundreds of thousands of books about music and here are some of the best music books you’ve may never have read.
In music weekly Melody Maker's 7 August 1976 edition, the Pistols and punk were the talk of the UK.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
‘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.
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.
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.
Music’s myriad subgenres have inspired some of the most enduring documentaries of our age. Here are the 37 best music documentaries of the past 50 years.