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lofter1
February 25th, 2006, 01:11 PM
Being proper Punks ...

Sex Pistols spit on Hall of Fame honor

By Chris Morris
Hollywood Reporter
Feb. 25, 2006

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr/music/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002074816

The Sex Pistols have opted out on appearing at their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The groundbreaking English punk rock group officially declined (http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/9385165/sex_pistols_flip_off_hall_of_fame?rnd=114082565839 3&has-player=true) the honor -- to be handed out March 13 at a dinner and performance at the Waldorf Astoria in New York -- in a crudely scrawled, mispunctuated handwritten message posted on the band's Web site Friday

(See the nasty note below) .

"Next to the SEX PISTOLS rock and roll and that hall of fame is a piss stain," the statement read. "Your museum. Urine in wine. Were (sic) not coming. Were (sic) not your monkey and so what?"

The statement slammed Hall of Fame voters as "music industry people," and excoriated the high price of attending the exclusive event -- $25,000 for a table, "or $15,000 to squeak up in the gallery."

It concluded, "Your (sic) not paying attention. Outside the shit-stem is a real SEX PISTOL."

Other 2006 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame include Black Sabbath, Blondie, Miles Davis, Lynyrd Skynyrd and industry executives Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss.

Susan Evans, executive director of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, said of the band's announcement, "They're being the outrageous punksters that they are, and that's rock 'n' roll."

The complete statement is posted at www.thefilthandthefury.co.uk (http://www.thefilthandthefury.co.uk/)

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