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Sex Pistols' King of Punks, John Lydon is Brutally Honest About Drugs, Music, Groupies & New Book

The self-proclaimed king of punks John Lydon paid us a visit on Sway in the Morning.

The legendary Sex Pistols frontman gave us an insight in his world as the band first exploded, explaining it was because of their “bare faced honesty” that made them big.

Similar to hip-hop, John talks about his love of the genre, especially being a fan of the Zulu Nation movement.

John remains honest during our interview, talking about the unnecessary rules the system (or the “shitsym”) that we’re programmed to follow. “Rules are for fools,” he repeats. Also explaining that that mantra is why he created his new band, Public Image Limited.

From drugs, to groupies, to his love of reggae, no stone is unturned. Watch as Johnny Rotten opens up below. Plus grab his new book in stores now, Anger is an Energy: My Life Uncensored, and keep an eye out for his upcoming album “What The World Needs Now…” which he explains is his ‘most excellent and most enjoyable work.’

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