punk movement started in England in 1976, the entire music industry took a new
way. The Sex Pistols were in front of this music revolution with The Clash
and The Damned.
than just a new music style, it was a new way of life that was great for
young anarchists ready to do everything to reach their goals. When the
hippies were in peace and love 10 years earlier, punks wanted war,
provocation, revolution in the most sensitive parts of society. The only
similar point between the two groups: frequent use of drugs.
Musically, when pop music was cleaner than ever with the beginning of
disco, punk rock was dirty and not perfect at all. It was more evident
with The Sex Pistols who were bad musicians and loved it that way (Sid
Vicious never played bass before joining the band as a bassist).
punk bands from the 1977 era played for many years and The Sex Pistols
were the best example of it because they quit after only one album 25
years ago. The firing of Johnny Rotten and the death of Sid Vicious from
an heroin overdose certainly contributed to this short career.
they only produced one album, but The Sex Pistols are still the best
known punk rockers on the planet. Their energy and decadence
helped them to make a comeback tour in 1996 and to play worldwide with