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2006-03-23 05:33:55

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Some 30 years ago, they were starving musicians who engaged in a sordid fling. They became big rock stars, but Pretenders singer/guitarist Chrissie Hynde and former Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones also remained friends, and they got nostalgic on Wednesday, both on the airwaves and later on stage in Los Angeles. Hynde, 54, an American who has lived in London most of her life, has just launched a brief Pretenders tour of the United States,...

2006-03-14 00:45:50

By Claudia Parsons and Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rebel rockers Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath and Lynyrd Skynyrd were finally ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday after years of rejection but the Sex Pistols didn't bother to show up. The 2006 class of inductees also included jazz legend Miles Davis and New Wave group Blondie, who made little secret of the antagonism between current and past members of the band at a ceremony marked by controversy, awkwardness and...

2006-03-10 20:55:17

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Sex Pistols lead singer Johnny Rotten has nothing but disdain for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which is why he won't be attending Monday's induction ceremony. The singer, who now goes by the name John Lydon, appeared as a guest on ABC's late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Friday, and was asked why he and his two surviving partners from the ground-breaking punk band were snubbing the hall. "They never cared who we were," Lydon said. "They...

2006-02-28 11:38:16

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - A flying penis, voluminous robes and a call to release a convicted prisoner -- British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood brought it all to Paris in a shrill show on Tuesday. In an autumn-winter collection inspired by Greek themes, 64-year-old Westwood paraded models in long, gold shimmering coats and girls showing off colorful tights under bright purple layered dresses with the word "Innocent" printed on them. "I think it is terribly important...

2006-02-24 20:37:25

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Sex Pistols have opted out on appearing at their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The groundbreaking English punk rock group officially declined the honor -- to be handed out March 13 at a dinner and performance at the Waldorf Astoria in New York -- in a crudely scrawled, mispunctuated handwritten message posted on the band's Web site Friday. "Next to the SEX PISTOLS rock and roll and that hall of fame is a piss...

2005-11-29 01:58:15

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After years of rejection, influential bands the Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath and Lynyrd Skynyrd are finally making it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, organizers said on Monday. The 2006 class of inductees also includes jazz legend Miles Davis and New Wave group Blondie, while trumpeter Herb Alpert and business partner Jerry Moss, founders of A&M Records, will be inducted as nonperformers. The induction, set to take place on March 13 in...

2005-11-28 21:12:25

Please read in paragraph 14, "... and pianist Billy Powell." instead of "... and pianist Allen Collins." Corrects name. By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After years of rejection, influential bands the Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath and Lynyrd Skynyrd are finally making it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, organizers said on Monday. The 2006 class of inductees also includes jazz legend Miles Davis and New Wave group Blondie, while trumpeter Herb Alpert and business partner...

2005-11-28 14:22:22

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jazz legend Miles Davis, Ozzy Osbourne's seminal heavy metal band Black Sabbath and the punk band Sex Pistols are among an eclectic group of musicians named on Monday to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 2006 class of inductees also includes the late 1970s and early 1980s New Wave group Blondie and country rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Herb Alpert will also be inducted into the hall, but not for his work with the Tijuana Brass, which turned mariachi-flavored tunes...


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