Sex Pistols in History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

1975-11-06 First performance by punk band the Sex Pistols at St Martins College, London

Music History

1976-09-17 British punk rock band The Sex Pistols play before a captive audience at Chelmsford Prison, Essex, England

Music History

1977-06-18 Sex Pistols johnny rotten & Paul Cook, beaten by a group of rabble-rousers outside of a London pub

Hall of Fame

2006-03-13 21st Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Black Sabbath; Blondie; Miles Davis; Lynyrd Skynyrd; Sex Pistols; Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss


Birthdays in Music

  • 1944-09-03 Bill Price, British audio engineer (Tom Jones; Wings: Sparks; Elton John), and record producer (The Clash; Sex Pistols; Waterboys), born in England (d. 2016)

Malcolm McLarenMalcolm McLaren (1946-2010)

1946-01-22 British band manager (New York Dolls; Sex Pistols; Bow Wow Wow) and musician, born in London

Steve JonesSteve Jones (67 years old)

1955-09-03 British punk rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

John LydonJohn Lydon (66 years old)

1956-01-31 English singer-songwriter & musician (Sex Pistols - God Save the Queen), born in Holloway, United Kingdom

  • 1956-07-20 Paul Cook, English rock drummer (Sex Pistols), born in London, England
  • 1956-08-27 Glen Matlock, British punk rock bassist (The Sex Pistols; The Philistines), born in Paddington, London

Sid ViciousSid Vicious (1957-1979)

1957-05-10 English musician and bassist (Sex Pistols), born in London


Deaths in Music

Sid ViciousSid Vicious (1957-1979)

1979-02-02 English musician and bassist (Sex Pistols), dies of a heroin overdose at 21

Malcolm McLarenMalcolm McLaren (1946-2010)

2010-04-08 British band manager (New York Dolls; Sex Pistols; Bow Wow Wow) and musician, dies of cancer at 64

  • 2016-12-22 Bill Price, British audio engineer (Tom Jones; Wings: Sparks; Elton John), and record producer (The Clash; Sex Pistols; Waterboys), dies of cancer at 72