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Patch - Sex Pistols - UK Flag

SKU: PATCH-016
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8,5x6cm

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The Sex Pistols in Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands on 6 January 1977.
L-R: Paul CookGlen MatlockJohnny Rotten,Steve Jones.
London, England
Punk rock
1975–78
(Reunions: 1996, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008)
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Johnny Rotten
Sid Vicious


The Sex Pistols originally comprised vocalist Johnny Rotten, guitarist Steve Jones, drummer Paul Cook and bassist Glen Matlock. Matlock was replaced by Sid Vicious in early 1977. Under the management of impresario Malcolm McLaren, the band provoked controversies that took Britain by storm. Their concerts repeatedly faced difficulties with organizers and authorities, and public appearances often ended in mayhem. Their 1977 single "God Save the Queen", attacking Britons` social conformity and deference to the Crown, precipitated the "last and greatest outbreak of pop-based moral pandemonium".[3]The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975. They were responsible for initiating the punk movement in the United Kingdom and inspiring many later punk and alternative rock musicians. Although their initial career lasted just two-and-a-half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here`s the Sex Pistols, they are regarded as one of the most influential acts in the history of popular music.[1][2]

In January 1978, at the end of a turbulent tour of the United States, Rotten left the band and announced its break-up. Over the next several months, the three other band members recorded songs for McLaren`s film version of the Sex Pistols` story, The Great Rock `n` Roll Swindle. Vicious died of a heroin overdose in February 1979. In 1996, Rotten, Jones, Cook and Matlock reunited for the Filthy Lucre Tour; since 2002, they have staged further reunion shows and tours. On 24 February 2006, the Sex Pistols—the four original members plus Vicious—were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but they refused to attend the ceremony, calling the museum "a piss stain".[4]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_Pistols

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