Many of their public appearances had ended in disaster and riot.
The singles from Never Mind the Bullocks, Heres the Sex Pistols are:
Anarchy in the UK (1976) #38 UK charts
God Save the Queen (1977) #2 UK charts
Pretty Vacant (1977) #6 UK charts
Holidays in the Sun (1977) #8 UK charts
The Sex Pistols evolved from a band called The Strand, formed in 1972.
The Sex Pistols were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Febuary 24, 2006, but refused to attend.
Sid Vicious (bass) died of a drug overdose in 1979.
The Sex Pistols reunited in 1996 for the Filthy Lucre world tour.
Johnny: I want more bands like us. I want people to see us and start something, or else I'm just wasting my time.
Sid: I'm not vicious really. I consider myself to be kindhearted. I love my mum.
Sid: I'll die before I'm 25, and when I do I'll have lived the way I wanted to.
Sid: I was the only guy with any bit of anarchy left.
Sid: I just cash in on the fact that I'm good looking, and I've got a nice figure and girls like me.
Sid: American audiences are just the same as any other audiences. Except a bit more boring.
Johnny: Don't accept the old order. Get rid of it.
Johnny: Do what I want, be honest to myself and then it would do good for others, that's all, full on.
Johnny: Anyone who's parading under a $100,00-plus video is not free from corporate. That's just the MTV advertising agency. I find them all to be just a bit of a sham.
Sid:I hate it and everything to do with it.
Johnny: I think too many people tell me what I think and not enough ask me.
Johnny: Love is 2 minutes and 52 seconds of squelching noises.
Johnny: Theres nothing glorious about dying. Anyone can do it.
Johnny: I bet you dont hate us as much as we hate you.
Johnny Rotten: Turn the other cheek too often and you get a razor through it.
Sid Vicious: I've only fallen in love twice--once with a mirror, and once with a beer bottle.