Sex Pistols

Sid Vicious, Sex Pistols

CDJ Today: January 16 in Classic Rock

January 16, 1978 – Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols falls through a glass door at a San Francisco hotel while overdosing , and is rushed to a hospital. Days later, the group disbands. January 16, 1985 – It’s day #6 of the first Rock in Rio festival held in Rio de Janeiro. The ten-day festival...
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Sex Pistols

Sex Pistols Guitarist Steve Jones Opens Up About Heart Surgery

Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones suffered a heart attack three months ago, the now radio host revealed on his show Jonesy’s Jukebox on KLOS in Los Angeles this week. “I thought I would say where I’ve been for the last three months,” Jones told his listeners, after taking leave from his hosting...
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CDJ Today: November 6 in Classic Rock

November 6, 1970 – Aerosmith perform together for the first time at Nipmuc Regional High School in Mendon, Massachusetts. The new band got the gig because Joe Perry’s mother knew someone at the school. Tickets for the show were $1. November 6, 1975 – The Sex Pistols play their first concert at St...
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CDJ Today: August 22 in Classic Rock

August 22, 1987 – Bon Jovi headlines the eighth annual Monsters of Rock festival at Castle Donington in the U.K. Other acts include Dio, Metallica, Anthrax, W.A.S.P. and Cinderella. For the encores, Paul Stanley of Kiss, Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden and Dee Snider of Twisted Sister join them...
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Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols performing in 1976

Never Mind the Other Biopics, the Sex Pistols Are Getting One

Casting is reportedly underway for movie featuring the punk icons
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Billie Joe Armstrong and Duff McKagan

Billie Joe Armstrong + Duff McKagan Pay Tribute to Johnny Ramone

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Guns N’ Roses Duff McKagan, the Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones and comedian Fred Armisen joined forces for a tribute to the late Jonny Ramone.
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