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Sex Pistols
Sex Pistols promo (street).jpg
Genre(s) Punk rock
Years Active 1972-1978 (with reunion tours in 1996, 2002 and 2003)[1]
Origin London, England
Influenced By The Velvet Underground, Mott the Hoople, Ali Cooper, The New York Dolls, David Bowie, Faces, MC5, The Stooges, Chuck Berry, The Deviants
Influenced New Model Army, Stiff Little Fingers, The Clash, Ian Dury, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Melvins, Green Day, Dead Kennedys, Bad Religion, Buzzcocks
Label(s) EMI, A&M, Virgin Records [2]
Official Website

The Sex Pistols were a punk rock group from London that ignited the punk scene in Britain.[2] The took their name from a shop called Sex that they used to go to a lot, appending the word 'pistols' (a type of gun). Some of their most well known songs include "Anarchy in the U.K," "Holidays in the Sun," and "God Save the Queen."



Releases Year
Live & Filthy 2008
Spunk: The Official Bootleg 2006
Sex Pistols - The Interviews 2006
Extended Versions 2003
Taken by Force [Bonus Tracks] 2002
Pirates Of Destiny 2002
Better Live Than Dead 2002
Live In Chelmsord Prison 2002
There Is No Future 2001
23 Degrees From Vertical 2001
The Legends Collection: Sex Pistols Collection 2001
Outrageous and Outspoken! 1999
Blue 'N' Groovy, Vol. 2: Mostly Modal 1999
Pistol Whipped Live 1999
Pretty Vacant: The Best of 1976 1999
Archive 1997
Pee Wee Get My Gun 1997
Raw [Music Club] 1997
Filthy Lucre 1996
Chaos 1996
Pretty Vacant 1995
Early Daze 1994
Kiss This: The Best of the Sex Pistols 1992
Live at Chelmsford Top Security Prison 1990
No Future UK? 1989
We Have (expletive deleted) For Your Children 1988
Anarchy in the UK: Live at the 76 Club 1985
The Great Rock & Roll Swindle 1978
Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols 1977


  1. Classic Rock Sex Pistol Profile
  2. 2.0 2.1
  3. Sex Pistols Biography
  4. Rolling Stone: Discography
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