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Chris Packham: “Extinction Rebellion represent the first real hope of making a bigger difference. That’s pretty punk”

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The 'Springwatch' presenter is also fronting a new BBC documentary, 'Forever Punk', tonight (January 10)

A rare copy of the Sex Pistols’ ‘God Save the Queen’ has sold for thousands at auction

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A rare copy of the Sex Pistols' single 'God Save the Queen' on vinyl fetched £13K at auction last week. Read More: The least punk things John Lydon has ever said The record went under the hammer at Wessex Auction Rooms at Westbrook Farm in Chippenham last Friday (November 1) and was expected to fetch between £12,000-£15,000. The record was described...

“It was the all-conquering return of the hero”: acid house enigma Klaus Blatter defies death rumours to finally reveal himself

Mention the name Klaus Blatter to anyone involved with dance music and most will have no idea what you’re talking about. That’s how deep his enigma runs. For those in-the-know however, Blatter is an electro myth, a legend; the dance Zelig whose elusive white labels, built around the sounds of the factories of Dortmund where he worked in the...

Anarchy on the big screen: A Sex Pistols biopic is in the works

A biopic based on the anarchic career of the Sex Pistols is reportedly on the way, following the mammoth success of Bohemian Rhapsody. The 70s punk icons are thought to be the next iconic act to receive the big screen treatment – with UK firm Starlight Films working on the early stages of the biopic for the last 18 months. Filmmaker...

“My heart is broken for him”: Sex Pistols icon Johnny Rotten pays tribute to Keith Flint

Sex Pistols icon Johnny Rotten has paid tribute to Keith Flint, after The Prodigy frontman's death was confirmed on Monday. READ MORE: Keith Flint was the ultimate punk icon The musician was found dead at his home near Dunmow, Essex. His bandmates confirmed he had taken his own life on their social media pages, while a spokesperson for Essex Police told NME his...

Noel Gallagher: Sex Pistols’ ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’ is “the most influential album of all time”

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Noel Gallagher has revealed that he thinks Sex Pistols' 'Never Mind The Bollocks' is "the most influential album of all time". The musician picked the 1977 album, arguing that his choice is "scientifically factual". Read more: The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time: 100-1 He was speaking to Q Magazine for a feature which celebrated the 156 most influential records of all time....

Dr. Martens are launching a new range of Sex Pistols boots and shoes

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Dr. Martens have announced the launch of a new range of boots and shoes designed in collaboration with Sex Pistols. The iconic footwear brand has teamed with up the band to produce the new line, inspired by the distinctive album artwork designed for the punks by Jamie Reid. The designs feature lyrics from the Pistols’ ‘Pretty Vacant’, including “I...

Watch John Lydon voice Gordon Ramsey-esque celebrity-chef-turned-mutant-pig in new ‘Ninja Turtles’ cartoon

A first-look at John Lydon in the new series of Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has been revealed. The series premieres in the US next week (September 17) and will also star guest appearances from the likes of Game Of Thrones' Lena Headey and American wrestler-turned-actor John Cena. The former Sex Pistol and Public Image Ltd. frontman...

Watch Billie Joe Armstrong, Steve Jones, Duff McKagan and Fred Armisen play acoustic set at Johnny Ramone tribute show

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Billie Joe Armstrong, Steve Jones, Duff McKagan and Fred Armisen performed an acoustic set for the annual tribute to late Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone. Buy Ramones merch here Taking place at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Sunday (August 26), Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan, Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones and Portlandia star...

John Lydon looks back on the demise of Sid Vicious

John Lydon has looked back on how the demise of late Sex Pistols bandmate Sid Vicious, and how he inspired Public Image Ltd's track 'Low Life'. Lydon was speaking in the latest issue of Uncut, to mark the upcoming 40th anniversary of Public Image's debut album 'First Issue' and the breakthrough of post-punk in 1978. Speaking about the song 'Low Life',...