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“This daft f***ing c**t was into drugs!” Watch Johnny Rotten and Marky Ramone nearly come to blows at punk rock panel

Johnny Rotten almost came to blows with Black Flag's Henry Rollins and Marky Ramone at a documentary screening earlier this week. The Sex Pistols icon was in attendance at a screening of upcoming docuseries Punx – joined by Rollins, Ramone and other stars including Gun N' Roses' Duff McKagan. But it wasn't long before the contrasting personalities clashed, with Rotten, real...

Sex Pistols icon Johnny Rotten hits out at “turgid” Green Day

Sex Pistols icon John Lydon has hit out at Green Day, claiming that the seminal band are "embarrassing" in keeping the spirit of punk alive. Speaking to the New York Times, Lydon discussed the state of punk in 2018 - some 40 years after the Sex Pistols headed out on a notorious US tour. "It is embarrassing really", he explained. "How many...

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...

John Lydon to represent Ireland in Eurovision Song Contest?

John Lydon, 2017
John Lydon could well be set to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Buy now: The Sex Pistols' 'Never Mind The Bollocks' on vinyl According to reports, the Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd punk icon has teamed up with songwriter Niall Mooney to enter a 'country punk' song called 'Please To Meet You' to RTE's Eurosong competition...

John Lydon calls Trump ‘magnificent’ and a ‘cat amongst pigeons’

Sex Pistols' John Lydon has continued his recent praising of Donald Trump. Earlier this week, Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten) came out in defence of Trump, also describing meeting Nigel Farage as "fantastic" and speaking positively of the Brexit vote. He later defended his comments, saying: "America now has a new President and whether you like him or not you have to support him or you will destroy...

The least punk things John Lydon has ever said

On a recent episode of Good Morning Britain, Sex Pistols icon John Lydon branded US President Donald Trump "a possible friend" and labelled Nigel Farage "fantastic" – which is weird, when you consider the most famous photo of that pair has them standing in the least punk lift ever. In recent years he's also talked down anarchy and talked up the Queen –...

Sex Pistols’ John Lydon says Trump opponents will ‘destroy’ America

John Lydon has justified comments he made this week in defence of Donald Trump. The former Sex Pistols frontman (aka Johnny Rotten) appeared on ITV's Good Morning Britain on Monday (March 27), where he described meeting Nigel Farage as "fantastic", defended the Brexit vote and described President Trump as a "possible friend". Speaking today (March 28) to Virgin Radio, Lydon said: "I didn't expect to be...

Watch John Lydon defend Brexit, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump

John Lydon has defended Brexit, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump in a new interview. The former Sex Pistols frontman (aka Johnny Rotten) appeared on ITV's Good Morning Britain on Monday (March 27) when he described meeting Nigel Farage as "fantastic". Lydon continued: "After that up the River Thames argument he had with Bob Geldof I wanted to shake his hand because it was...

Sex Pistols’ John Lydon will ‘sorely miss’ the Queen when she dies

Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon - aka Johnny Rotten - has said that he will "miss" the Queen after she dies and that he doesn't want his band's famous 'God Save The Queen' to be played to mark her passing. Political anthem 'God Save The Queen' was released in 1977 and features the lyrics: "God save the queen, she ain't...

Watch as John Lydon is hit on the head by a bottle at PiL Chile gig, but carries on performing

The frontman called his assailant a "coward" before wrapping a towel around his bleeding head