• JOHNNY ROTTEN Sued By Two Members Of SEX PISTOLS Over Song Rights

    8 days ago - By Blabber Mouth

    According to the Associated Press , two members of the SEX PISTOLS are suing John Lydon over the right to use the band's songs in the upcoming biopic miniseries about the U.K. punk legends.
    Earlier this year, Lydon, who is better known as Johnny Rotten, blasted the upcoming SEX PISTOLS limited series as "disrespectful," insisting that he wasn't approached to take part in the show's production.
    "Pistol" is a six-episode series about SEX PISTOLS guitarist Steve Jones. It is based on Jones's 2018 memoir "Lonely Boy: Tales From A Sex Pistol" and it is being helmed by Academy Award winner Danny...
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  • John Lydon Sued By Former Sex Pistols Over Music Rights For Danny Boyle's Pistol Miniseries

    John Lydon Sued By Former Sex Pistols Over Music Rights For Danny Boyle's Pistol Miniseries

    8 days ago - By Stereogum

    Earlier this year, it was revealed that Danny Boyle would be directing a miniseries centered around Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones, based on his 2016 memoir Lonely Boy: Tales From A Sex Pistol. John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, expressed his displeasure at the existence of the miniseries soon after it was announced, saying it is “the most disrespectful shit” and threatening legal action. But Jones and former Sex Pistol drummer Paul Cook have taken to court first. Per Associated Press , they are suing Lydon over the rights to use the band's songs in the show after he refused to grant them a...
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  • Two Former Sex Pistols Sue John Lydon over Music Licensing in Danny Boyle Miniseries

    8 days ago - By Consequence of Sound

    Two former Sex Pistols - guitarist Steve Jones and drummer Paul Cook - are suing John “Johnny Rotten” Lydon for blocking the licensing of the group's music for Danny Boyle's Sex Pistols miniseries.Pistol is a six-episode limited series that's been adapted from Jones' 2017 memoir Lonely Boy: Tales From a Sex Pistol. It's... Please click the link below to read the full article. Two Former Sex Pistols Sue John Lydon over Music Licensing in Danny Boyle Miniseries
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  • John Lydon Sued By Sex Pistols Bandmates Over Music Licensing in Danny Boyle's Pistol TV Series

    8 days ago - By Pitchfork

    The six-episode series, coming to FX, is based on the 2018 memoir by guitarist Steve Jones
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