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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

John Lydon was hit in the head with a bottle during Public Image Ltd.‘s gig in Santiago, Chile, last night (August 14).

The frontman’s head was cut open by the bottle, leaving it and his shirt covered in blood.

Footage of the incident shows him saying to the crowd “What a fucking coward”, presumabling referencing the person who threw the bottle.

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He then wraps a towel around his still bleeding head and says: “We continue!”

Watch the video below, via Pitchfork.

https://link.brightcove.com/services/player/?bctid=2518774804001

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