Tag: Sex Pistols

Punk Royalty Gather for Funeral of Sex Pistols Manager, Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm McLaren, the former manager of the Sex Pistols, has been given a flamboyant send-off at his funeral in north London. His coffin, emblazoned with the slogan “too fast to live, too young to die”, was carried on a horse-drawn carriage. Mourners included his former partner, fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood, and Sir Bob Geldof. …

New York Doll’s Pay Tribute to Malcolm McLaren

The NEW YORK DOLLS have paid tribute to former SEX PISTOLS manager Malcolm McLaren, who suddenly passed away from his fight with cancer on April 8. The legendary rock band from New York City says that it will dedicate its classic song “Jet Boy” to McLaren when the group plays its only U.K. concert at …

Guitar Pioneer Les Paul Dies

Les Paul, whose pioneering electric guitars were used by a legion of rock stars, has died at the age of 94. Les Paul died from complications of pneumonia in New York, according to Gibson, the firm that sold his guitars. He is credited with inventing the solid-body electric guitar, which went on sale in 1952 …

Coming To DVD: Classic Punk Films From Director Wolfgang Buld

Punk in London (1977) Punk in England (1978) German film maker Wolfgang Buld is known for his early work covering the Sex Pistols, Stranglers, the Clash, X-Ray Spex, Boomtown Rats, Adverts, Rough Trade, Killjoys, Jolt, Jam, Lurkers, Anonymous Chaos, Electric Chairs, Subway Sect, and more. On June 16, MVD Visual will release three of his …

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