October 31, 2012 - Contrary to his image, John Lydon, also known as the Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten, was a pleasure to speak with during a recent interview with SoundSpike, ending a conversation about Public Image Ltd.'s recent reboot with the Irish blessing "May the road rise."
May 31, 2012 - It's never easy to tell when John Lydon is putting us on -- "We are the ageless!" he sings through his middle-aged face on "One Drop," which opens the first PiL album in 20 years; "we are teenagers!" Then something about coming from chaos and the causing of commotion.
April 23, 2010 - Many have tried but only a few have come close to stealing the crown from the king of live music festivals in the US: the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which takes place annually in the desert town of Indio, CA, a couple of hours drive outside of Los Angeles.
April 13, 2010 - After fronting the Sex Pistols, John Lydon--a.k.a. Johnny Rotten--formed Public Image Ltd. in 1978. With its experimental sound fusing rock, dance, folk, pop and dub, PiL is regarded as producing some of the most diverse music of the post-punk era.
March 19, 2010 - John Lydon's reunited Public Image Ltd. will launch its first tour in 18 years with a club show in Los Angeles before the band heads to the Low Desert for its first Coachella Festival appearance.
February 24, 2010 - Fresh off a slate of December reunion shows, post-punk icons Public Image Ltd. have mapped their first US tour in 18 years, a run that will follow the band's upcoming appearance at Southern California's Coachella Festival.
September 9, 2009 - Public Image Ltd. plans to reunite for five UK shows, according to a statement on the recently-launched official PIL website. The December shows will be the first live gigs for John Lydon and mates in 17 years.