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Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, February 1988

TEN YEARS ago he was burying Led Zepplin; now he's praising it. Such are the artistic swings from Johnny Rotten (ne Lydon), professional iconoclast. Not that everyone and his brother is making records that recall the Sex Pistols' raw sound, Rotten's last two albums have been impeccable efforts that draw heavily on metal and disco.

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