Band: Sid Vicious
Album: Sid Dead Live
Release Date: January 1997
Music Genre: Punk Rock
Label: Anagram Records
Release Country: United Kingdom
Record Type: 17 Tracks CD
Born May 10th 1957, as John Simon Ritchie, in London. He later adopted his stepfather's surname of Beverley. The "Sid" nickname was given to him by Johnny Rotten.
Described in his book by Johnny Rotten's father as a "suffering idiot", Vicious appeared briefly as the drummer for Siouxsie & The Banshees, and was also a member of the 'Flowers of Romance', before replacing Glen Matlock as bass player in the Sex Pistols, despite his recognised ineptitude on the instrument. After the break-up of the Sex Pistols, he performed with Johnny Thunders, solo, and with the one-off group Vicious White Kids - he performed with the latter at his farewell gig in July 1978, before moving to the USA.
On 12 October 1978, he was arrested for the murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen (2). Ten days later, he tried to kill himself, and was sent to Bellevue Hospital. On 2 February 1 (...)
|1||Search And Destroy||2:41|
|4||I Wanna Be Your Dog||3:23|
|5||Belsen Was A Gas||2:34|
|7||Take A Chance With Me||2:47|
|11||Search And Destroy||3:07|
|13||I Wanna Be Your Dog||4:12|
|17||Belsen Was A Gas||2:05|
Recorded in 1978 at Max's Kansas City in New York, New York.
Made in England