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- Posted on Sep 18th 2007 12:00PM by Gaylord Fields
All four original members -- John Lydon (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten), Steve Jones, Paul Cook and Glen Matlock (who was replaced in the band by the late Sid Vicious in 1977) -- will take part in the concert. The Pistols have participated in full-fledged reunion tours in 1996 and 2003 but pointedly declined the honor of showing up for their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.
In an interview with Spinner two weeks ago, Lydon alluded to the idea of the Sex Pistols playing again, but, to quote punk hero LL Cool J, don't call it a comeback. "Occasionally we get together and perform live," the once and future Mr. Rotten told us. "We've never broken up and we don't use the word 'reunion,' 'cause it's not applicable."
Read the full interview with Johnny Rotten here.