Posts Tagged ‘Malcolm McLaren’

“I’m Like the Royal Family, I Do Have Bodily Functions”: A Chat with Public Image Ltd.’s John Lydon

Few names in pop music inspire the kind of polarizing, passionate responses as John Lydon's. He kicked his way into the public consciousness with the Sex Pistols in the '70s: He was featured in the British tabloids as frequently as members of the royal family, angry protesters hung on his every curse word, his words [...]

“Oi! You’re Malcolm McLaren!” Nick English Remembers the Controversial Punk Icon

Nick English, the former manager of Bad Brains and D.C. hardcore's link to London punk, encountered Malcolm McLaren in the late '70s when both were living in New York. He recently recounted those events in an e-mail to friends. McLaren, a controversial manager and punk icon, died last week at 66. With English's permission, we've [...]