- Publish Date: October 11, 2016
- Format: Hardcover
- Category: Music - Genres & Styles - Punk
- Publisher: Rizzoli
- Trim Size: 9 x 12
- Pages: 320
- US Price: $65.00
- CDN Price: $85.00
- ISBN: 978-0-8478-4626-9
"God Save Sex Pistols is the ultimate guide to the work of the ultimate punk icons. Across 324 pages punk's premiere historian Johan Kugelberg creates a visual record of the various ways the Pistols impacted modern culture. Not just another punk book or celebratory anniversary cash in, God Save Sex Pistols is the ultimate chronicle of the band's brief, but big bang."
"If you are a Sex Pistols fan, one can imagine that you would have a very merry Christmas indeed finding this under the tree. For the rest of us, 'never mind the bollocks. . . .'"
—New York Journal of Books
"Usually my reactions to photo books about music, which in recent years have become a sub-genre for coffee table book publishers, range from lukewarm to indifferent. I liked the SEX PISTOLS monograph better because there is so much mythology surrounding the band and its aesthetic, so the extensive photographic evidence gathered in one volume is a plus."
"Released to coincide with the fortieth anniversary of “Anarchy in the U.K.,” the book is the ultimate compendium of Sex Pistols history and memorabilia. Featuring a detailed chronology and oral history of the group, the book features never-before-published materials including handwritten letters, photographs, album artwork, promotional materials, and fanzines, making it a veritable treasure trove of Pistols history."
"Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex Pistols: A new book takes a comprehensive look at London's seminal punk band"
"Forty years after they immolated onstage in San Francisco, the Sex Pistols finally get the comprehensive visual history they deserve: photographs of the band, flyers, iconic artwork by Jamie Reid and others, handwritten letters by manager/impresario Malcolm McLaren. It’s a mesmerizing was-there-then punk bible." —Vogue