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    • Sex Pistols - HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 12: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters.) Sex Pistols inspired fashion worn by Joy Verissimo (L) as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits the Pacific Aerospace workshops at the Hamilton Airport on April 12, 2014 in Hamilton, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.
    • Sex Pistols - HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 12: Sex Pistols inspired fashion worn by Joy Verissimo (L) as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits the Pacific Aerospace workshops at the Hamilton Airport on April 12, 2014 in Hamilton, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.
    • Sex Pistols - HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 12: Sex Pistols inspired fashion worn by Joy Verissimo as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits the Pacific Aerospace workshops at the Hamilton Airport on April 12, 2014 in Hamilton, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.
    • Sex Pistols - HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 12: Sex Pistols inspired fashion worn by Joy Verissimo as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge visits the Pacific Aerospace workshops at the Hamilton Airport on April 12, 2014 in Hamilton, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge.
    • Sex Pistols - British singer John Lydon performs with his band Public image Limited (PiL) in Beijing on March 30, 2013. The performance marked a much anticipated first visit to China by Lydon, better known as Johnny Rotten from his days as lead singer of British punk band the Sex Pistols.
    • Sex Pistols - MUNICH, GERMANY - MARCH 14: Jacket of Sid Vicious member of the Sex Pistols at the opening of the exhibition Hard Rock Couture - Music Inspired Fashion at the Hard Rock Cafe on March 14, 2013 in Munich, Germany.
    • Sex Pistols - MUNICH, GERMANY - MARCH 14:  (L-R) Eden and Lily of The Valley, members of the music group The Sinderellas, pose with the jacket of Sid Vicious member of the Sex Pistols at the opening of the exhibition Hard Rock Couture - Music Inspired Fashion at the Hard Rock Cafe on March 14, 2013 in Munich, Germany.
    • Sex Pistols - Voters regsiter in a pub that serves as a polling station for the secound round of the first direct Czech presidential election on January 25, 2013 in the village of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, while a tap cock of Mestansky Pivovar beer highlights the scenery. Czechs went to the polls to choose a new president between a former communist and a 75-year-old aristocrat whose Sex Pistols-inspired campaign brought the election to life and down to the wire.
    • Sex Pistols - Young men wearing hat and bow tie, smoke a pipe as they hold a banner that reads 'Vote Karel Schwarzenberg' in the village of Sebranice, Czech Republic on January 25, 2013, day of the second round of the first direct Czech presidential election. Sebranice is a village that is known for its the traditional crafts and customs of the pre-war period. Czechs went to the polls to choose a new president between a former communist and a 75-year-old aristocrat whose Sex Pistols-inspired campaign brought the election to life and down to the wire.
    • Sex Pistols - Czech presidential candidate Karel Schwarzenberg speaks on the phone after casting his ballot during the second round of the first direct Czech presidential election on January 25, 2013 in Sykorice village, 50km  from Prague. Czechs went to the polls to choose a new president between a former communist and a 75-year-old aristocrat whose Sex Pistols-inspired campaign brought the election to life and down to the wire.
    • Sex Pistols - NEW YORK, NY - JULY 07:  Musician Krist Novoselic, Duff McKagan of the band Loaded, and Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols pose for a picture backstage at the 2012 CBGB Festival on July 7, 2012 in New York City.
    • Sex Pistols - NEW YORK, NY - JULY 07:  Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols performs at the 2012 CBGB Festival on July 7, 2012 in New York City.
    • Sex Pistols - A man views a work depicting Britiain's Queen Elizabeth II entitled “God Save The Queen” (R) by artist Jamie Reid made for British punk band the Sex Pistols in 1977 during 'The Queen: Art and Image' exhibiton at the Ulster Museum in Belfast, Northern Ireland on January 14, 2012. To commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the National Portrait Gallery, London, will show sixty images of the Queen in a landmark exhibition that chronicles 60 years of Elizabeth II’s reign.
    • Sex Pistols - A Christie's employee adjusts a navy blue suit worn by British punk rock artist and Sex Pistols front man Sid Vicious at court appearances around 1978, including one for drugs offences as well as the inquest into the murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, that is estimated to fetch between 10,000 and 15,000 British pounds (16000 - 24000 US dollars) during a press preview of rock and pop memorabilia at the auction house in London on November 11, 2011.
    • Sex Pistols - LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20:  A Fender sign is displayed in a store on Denmark Street on April 20, 2011 in London, England. Denmark Street, in the Soho area of central London, traces its musical connections back to the 1890s and is famous for its connection to contemporary British music after recording studios started setting up there in the 1960s. Many world-renowned recording artists, including: Jimi Hendrix, The Sex Pistols and Elton John have played and recorded in the street. The Rolling Stones recorded their first album in 1964 at the street's Regent Sounds Studio's.  Known as London's 'Tin Pan Alley' Denmark Street is regarded as one of, if not the, best music streets in Europe and contains numerous specialist music shops, with many boasting of a long and prestigious musical history.
    • Sex Pistols - LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 20: Musician Steve Jones former Sex Pistols member performs at the 3rd Annual Revolver Golden God Awards at the Club Nokia on April 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
    • Sex Pistols - LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24:  Band members relax backstage at the 100 Club on February 24, 2011 in London, England. Since it's opening in 1942, the 100 club has hosted many artists such as B.B.King, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, Oasis, and the Sex Pistols to name but a few. The club had recently been threatened with closure, because of financial pressures as have many smaller fringe clubs across the country, but after a high-profile campaign supported by Sir Paul McCartney and Ronnie Wood, a recent sponsorship deal with the shoe company Converse has saved the 100 Club from an uncertain future.
    • Sex Pistols - A view of the front of the Chelsea Hotel in New York, January 10, 2011. The Chelsea Hotel, a haven for struggling artists for over 50 years, is for sale since October 2010. The 12-floor, 250-room landmark hotel, was built in 1883 and hosted celebrities such as Andy Warhol, Arthur Miller and his wife Marylin Monroe, musicians Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and punk rocker Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols who killed his girlfriend Nancy Spungen there in 1978 in a drug-induced stupor.
    • Sex Pistols - Eric de Chassey, Director of the French Academy stands in front of a poster of British band 'Sex Pistols'  during the opening of the Europunk exhibition at the Villa Medici, headquarters of the French Academy, on January 11, 2011 in Rome. Europunk, the visual culture of punk, spanning from 1976 to 1980, focuses on the wealth of punk culture in Europe in the second half of the 1970s, showing the revolutionary change of imagery created by graphic , signers, illustrators, image makers and agitators. The exhibition runs until March 20.
    • Sex Pistols - A visitor looks on January 20, 2011 at a poster of British band 'Sex Pistols' during the opening of the Europunk exhibition at the Villa Medici, headquarters of the French Academy, in Rome. Europunk, the visual culture of punk, spanning from 1976 to 1980, focuses on the wealth of punk culture in Europe in the second half of the 1970s, showing the revolutionary change of imagery created by graphic designers, illustrators, image makers and agitators. The exhibition runs until March 20.
    The Sex Pistols may have only been together for two years in the late '70s, but they changed the face of popular music. Through their raw, nihilistic singles and violent performances, the band revolutionized the idea of what rock & roll could be. In England, the group was considered dangerous to the very fabric of society and was banned across the country; in America, they didn't have the same ...more


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