Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC, 10.13.12 – English Post-Punk Rockers Public Image Limited [PIL] came to town for a few shows and kick you in the bollocks. And that’s just what they did.
Johnny Lydon [aka Johnny Rotten] was the frontman to one of the most seminal punk bands in music history; the Sex Pistols. After the Pistol’s broke up, PIL was formed in 1978.
Was very stoked to see PIL perform. They’ve always been a favorite of mine since my childhood. In fact I think the last time I saw them was on tour with New Order and The Sugarcube’s [Bjork’s first band] back in the day [early 80’s?]. Johnny’s energy and punk-prowess is still in tact after all these years. Lydon and the boys haven’t lost a step.
Here’s a few shots from the 10 mins of the show I saw. The band hit the stage late and I was booked to shoot Morrissey at another venue [Photos coming soon].
This Is Not a Love Song
Flowers of Romance
Out of The Woods
Open Up (Leftfield cover)
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