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This Is PiL
Sex Pistol and PiL frontman John Lydon, by God.
"...folk heart. Like the latest album declares, This Is PiL. PiL is Lydon. And Lydon is PiL...."

Nov. 2, 2012 Music Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Story of Johnny Lydon
PiL/Pistols frontman and FFF Saturday headliner finds peace
"...star explains his love of learning, how butter saved PiL, and what folk music means to him...."

Nov. 1, 2012 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Deeper Water
Best albums locally, nationally, and critical poll dancing
"...transformed Max Yasgur's farm into the decade's defining amphitheatre. PiL proved my own personal tsunami...."

Jan. 4, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Public Image Ltd.
Auditorium Shores, Nov. 3
"...stick. In the case of John Lydon's work with PiL, he doesn't employ wit or inflammation. His town crier..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Music Feature by Greg Beets

FF2012: 'Doomsday Book'
Two bangs, one whimper on Fantastic Fest apocalypse anthology
"...Bad And the Weird, I Saw The Devil), Yim Pil-Siung (Hansel & Gretel) and Han Jae-Rim (The Show Must..."

Sept. 22, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

That Nasty Ol’ Johnny Rotten
Prince of the punks returns with PiL
"...[laughs]. It’s quite amazing, because so many things have piled on us this year. I may have taken the..."

Oct. 25, 2018 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Top 10s
"...10) Public Image Ltd, This Is PiL (PiL Official) Top 20 National..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Fantastic Fest Gets 'Looper' For Second Wave
Stage two sees newbie Joseph Gordon-Levitt join FF veterans
"...Doomsday Book (2012) D: Kim Jee-woon and Yim Pil-sung, 113min, Austin Premiere Innovative Korean genre directors Kim Ji-Woon..."

Aug. 16, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns
"..."Postmodern MTV" – featuring videos by the Replacements and PiL – is enough to make me want to cry..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Pleasure Principle
Local bands find the dance-driven heart underneath post-punk's industrial pall
"...what came out of their guitars. Joy Division, Wire, PiL, Gang of Four, the Fall, Suicide -- bands that..."

April 25, 2003 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Hill Country Wine & Food Festival
Spotlighting This Year's Visiting Celebrities
"...verde, and squid ink sauce, salsa de chipiron, or pil pil, made with our olive oil and cod," she..."

April 6, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

AISD Board Unanimously Approves Expansive Sex Ed Curriculum
Marginalized students will see greater representation in gender identity, same-sex relationships lessons
"...students, was embodied in the hopes shared by Concetta Pil­grim, a third grader at Ridgetop Elementary who identifies as..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

SXSW Music Interview: The Stitches
OC fourpiece has been preaching the punk gospel of 1977 since 1993
"...Inches LP, producer/former Sparks guitarist Earle Mankey introduced Joy Division/PiL-esque hooks to the Stitches' destructo-speed-rock tunes about "drugs and..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Sugar Pill
"...CJ and Rich Atrain (moonlighting from Animal Train), Sugar Pill coats an angsty, mostly midtempo proposition. Singer snarling like..."

April 13, 2018 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Anger Is an Energy: My Life Uncensored
Johnny Rotten's second autobiography picks up from the Pistols' demise and pistons into the present
"...decades on, Lydon now tells the whole tale – PiL then and now, Pistols reunions, Judge Judy, nature documentaries,..."

May 29, 2015 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): Kikagaku Moyo/Bo Ningen
A second Japanese twofer pilots the APF mothership
"...Waterproof Black Magic Band summoned both the Clash and PiL, Earthless became Cream at the “Crossroads,” soloing a stunned,..."

May 5, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton
Music from another dimension Friday at the Frank Erwin Center
"...AC: John Lydon just spoke to the Chronicle about..."

Nov. 15, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Chaos in Tejas Lists
"...12:45am, Beauty Ballroom) Aussies courting dubstep with a requisite PiL post-punk twitchiness...."

June 1, 2012 Music Feature

SXSW Showcases
All the SXSW showcases that fit
"...a more industrial sound that's garnered the attention of PiL/Ministry drummer Martin Atkins. From Wuhan, China, at the intersection..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Shadowplay
Marching to the beat of Manikin's No Wave
"...Like forefathers Wire and PiL, Manikin is one of those bands that's really good..."

July 17, 2009 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Ballroom Dancing
SXSW panels
"..."Welcome to the music business," intoned journeyman Pigface/PiL/Nine Inch Nails drummer Martin Atkins. "You're fucked!" Dire as..."

March 14, 2008 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Tour:Smart and Break the Band
Sheet Music
"...with the sardonic, hard-assed bluster of a drill sergeant, Pigface/PiL drummer Martin Atkins draws on three decades of hard-won..."

March 7, 2008 Music Review by Greg Beets

Heaven up Here
27 reason to further investigate the UK roster of bands at SXSW 2006
"...yet curiously danceable guitar-driven aural assaults than whatsisname from PIL ever dreamed of. Not content to rest on their..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Saturday Picks
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...vehement calls for revolution. – Robert GabrielDEVIL IN A WOODPILE10pm, Parish Chicago's DIAW interpret, update, and rocket-power some of..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

Six Albums in Six Months
"...locusts for 10. Where was Crazy Horse for "Montreal"? PiL, part one...."

Nov. 26, 2004 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Kino Eye
Texas platters
"...this local fourpiece builds on the spirit of early PiL, abstract and abrasive enough to be at home in..."

April 23, 2004 Music Review by Michael Chamy

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing SXSW 04 music – Wednesday only
"...Tiger Named Lovesick's powerful combination of Joy Division and PiL never lets the dangling one stray too far, sonically..."

March 12, 2004 Music Feature

P2C04
"...cocktail of sarcasm and ire, inspired by the Fall, PiL, and Gang of Four. Wry commentaries like "The Hours"..."

March 5, 2004 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

deEP end
deEP end
"...grooves and sociopolitical witticisms that are a pinch of PiL, a pinch of the Fall, and absolutely one of..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Music Review by Michael Chamy

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...Eighties teenage heartbreak hardcore. Last year's Seven Stories Tall compiles the trio's 7-inch output from 1994-99. Expect plenty of..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

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