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Chris Morris Writes the Book on a Great American Band

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.27.2015 | Books
Michael Sigman

By the fall of '81, Los Lobos, inspired by dynamic roots rockers like the Blasters, had incorporated punk's rawness into their folk sound. Bill Bentley, the newly installed music editor of LA Weekly (arch-rival to the Reader) helped put them on the Hollywood map.

Why Russell Brand is Wrong On Not Voting

Eric Simpson | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Eric Simpson

While being a citizen encompasses more than voting, elections can make significant differences in polity and policy; there are interests that impact our lives which we should vote for and, just as importantly, against.

WATCH: 'When A Man Is Talking, Do Not Interrupt'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.12.2013 | Women

Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon -- also known as Johnny Rotten -- had a pretty "rotten" moment on television this week. During an interview ...

Chatting With Bad Books' Kevin Devine, and Lord Huron's Ben Schneider, Plus New Unknown Component Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We were part of the anger of the culture. ... When you look at the Occupy movement and a lot of the anger that's out there now, I think our music still holds. I wouldn't doubt if you found some of them listening to our old LPs." -- John Lydon

Sex Pistols Ink 2012 Record Deal: The Story of John Lydon (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home
Michael Vazquez

What becomes a legend most? It depends on how accurate the legend is in relation to the person. In the case of John Lydon, you might start with h...

2011 Year-End Video Performance Review

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

This is not a year-end list -- the headline says it all -- herewith, two dozen filmed performances.

Poly Styrene Returns With New Album, Generation Indigo

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

"Some people think little girls should be seen and not heard. But I think....OH BONDAGE UP YOURS!" ~ X-Ray Spex, 1977 Photo Credit: Fabrizio Rainone...

I Piss Off Johnny Rotten!

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

One night, to my mild shock, Johnny called me at home, announcing, "Hey, Binky, it's JT Asparagus. ('Who?!') It's me, Johnny! Me and Jerry want to know if you'd like to come down and jam with us."

John Lydon On Marriage, Losing A Child And Gargling With Brandy

Details | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Q: How long have you been married? A: Nearly 30 years. I never take any commitment lightly, and I certainly don't take my wife lightly. I never did an...

Johnny Rotten Labels Police Reunion "Soggy Old Dead Carcasses"

NME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon has ripped into a whole host of artists and celebrities this morning (September 20), during a phone interview with Chr...