PiL's second and fifth records will be reissued as four-CD and four-LP box sets.
Public Image Ltd
Public Image, Ltd.'s show in Chile was interrupted when John Lydon was struck by a glass bottle that was thrown from the crowd.
The clip compiles footage of the former Sex Pistol and his PiL bandmates recording "Bettie Page" in the studio.
Public Image Ltd. didn't just raise the bar for unconventional album covers with 1979's 'Metal Box,' they ignored the bar entirely.
If you only listen to five new songs today, it should probably be these.
The John Lydon-led outfit will return in August with just their second album since 1992.
John Lydon and his band of merry pranksters known as Public Image Ltd have announced details for a new album and world tour.
What happens when Public Image Ltd take over the Ritz in 1981?
Given the disastrous experience of the Sex Pistols' sole U.S. tour -- a 1978 jaunt through the deep south that lasted just two weeks before the band broke up in a blur of riots and regret -- the first trip through the states by singer John Lydon (formerly Johnny Rotten)'s post-Pistols project Public Image Ltd. was bound to be a memorable one.
“Lock up your children. The priests are coming,” John Lydon wailed in a theatrically deepened voice as he and Public Image Ltd. launched into an extended version of 1978’s ‘Religion,’ arguably the most intense 12 minutes of the band’s relentlessly pounding two-hour set at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg last night (Oct. 9).