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Press Reviews 2013

Roma, Atlantico, Italy, October 27th 2013
Outsiders Music, October 28th 2013 (external link)
Serena De Angelis (picture gallery) (external link)
Nerds Attack, November 4th 2013 (external link)

Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium, October 24th 2013
Keys and Chords, October 25th 2013 (external link)

Birmingham, O2 Academy, UK, October 20th 2013
The Art Desk, October 21st 2013 (external link)

Glasgow, O2 ABC, UK, October 18th 2013
The Scotsman, October 20th 2013 (external link)
The Skinny, October 22nd 2013 (external link)

Leeds, O2 Academy, UK, October 17th 2013
Yorkshire Evening Post, October 19th 2013 (external link)
God is in the TV, October 19th 2013 (external link)

Liverpool, O2 Academy, UK, October 16th 2013
The Purple Revolver, October 18th 2013 (external link)

Bournemouth, O2 Academy, UK, October 13th 2013
Dorset Echo, October 15th 2013 (external link)

Glastonbury Festival, Other Stage, UK, June 30th 2013
The Indepedent, June 30th 2013 (external link)
Yahoo, June 30th 2013 (pix) (external link)

Porto, Casa da Música, Suggia Hall, Portugal, June 22nd 2013
Blitz, June 23rd 2013 (external link)
P3, June 25th 2013 (external link)

Moscow, Izvestiya Hall, Russia, June 19th 2013
Rolling Stone, Russia, June 21st 2013 (external link)
BMockby, June 20th 2013 (external link)

Belgrade, Club SKC, Serbia, June 13th 2013
Nocturn Magazine, June 14th 2013 (pix) (external link)
Balkanrock.com, June 14th 2013 (pix) (external link)
B92, June 14th 2013 (external link)

Zagreb, Club Tvornica, Croatia, June 12th 2013
Mixer.Hr, June 13th 2013 (pix) (external link)

Finsbury Park, London, UK, June 8th 2013
Drowned in Sound, June 12th 2013 (external link)

Melbourne, Palace, Australia, April 11th 2013
Heavy Magazine, April 12th 2013 (external link)

Sydney, Enmore Theatre, Australia, April 10th 2013
Sydney Morning Herald, April 12th 2013 (external link)
Brisbane Times, April 11th 2013 (external link)
Moshcam, April 11th 2013 (pix) (external link)

Brisbane, Hi-Fi, Australia, April 9th 2013
Faster Louder, April 10th 2013 (external link)

Tokyo, AX, Japan, April 6th 2013
Cookie Scene, April 8th 2013 (external link)

Tokyo, AX, Japan, April 5th 2013
ShatterJapan, April 8th 2013 | pix (external link)
Last FM, April 6th 2013 (external link)

Beijing, Yugong Yishan, China, March 30th 2013
China Daily, April 2nd 2013 (external link)

 

Press Reviews: 2012:

Fun Fun Fun Festival, Austin, Texas, USA, November 3rd 2012
Austin Chronicle, November 5th 2012 (external link)
Austin 360, November 5th 2012 (external link)
QRO, November 25th 2012 (pix) (external link)

Houston, TX, Scout Bar, USA, November 2nd 2012
Houston Press, November 5th 2012 (external link)

Tempe, AZ, The Marquee, USA, October 30th 2012
Phoenix New Times, October 31st 2012 (external link)

Los Angeles, CA, Club NOKIA, USA, October 28th 2012
Rolling Stone, October 29th 2012 (external link)
OC Register, October 30th 2012 (external link)
StereoGum, October 30th 2012 (external link)
LA Record, October 31st 2012 (external link)
Yahoo.Com, October 31st 2012 (external link)

San Francisco, CA, Regency Ballroom, USA, October 25th 2012
SF Station, October 26th 2012 (pix) (external link)
Demello Theory, October 26th 2012
(external link)
Spinning Platters, November 5th 2012 (external link)

Minneapolis, MN, Mill City Nights, USA, October 22nd 2012
Star Tribune, October 23rd 2012 (external link)
City Pages, October 23rd 2012 (external link)
TC Daily Planet, October 25th 2012 (external link)

Chicago, IL, House of Blues, USA, October 21st 2012
69 Faces of Rock, October 23rd 2012 (external link)
The Examiner, October 23rd 2012 (external link)
Illinois Entertainer, October 26th 2012 (pix) (external link)
PunkVinyl.Com, October 26th 2012 (external link)

Detroit, MI, iLounge at Clutch Cargo’s, USA, October 19th 2012
See the Muzic, October 20th 2012 (external link)
Schwegweb, October 20th 2012 (pix) (external link)

Toronto, ON, The Opera House, Canada, October 18th 2012
Blurt, October 29th 2012 (external link)

Montreal, QC, The Corona, Canada, October 16th 2012
Montreal Gazette, October 17th 2012 (external link)
SORS-TU, October 17th 2012 (external link)

Boston, MA, Royale Boston, USA, October 15th 2012
QRO, October 16th 2012 (pix) (external link)

New York, NY, Hammerstein Ballroom, USA, October 13th 2012
Prefix Mag, October 14th 2012 (pix) (external link)
The Waster, October 14th 2012 (pix) (external link)

Brooklyn, NY, Music Hall of Williamsburg, USA, October 9th 2012
Diffuser.FM, October 10th 2012 (external link)
Agit Reader, October 10th 2012 (external link)
The Sentimentalist, October 12th 2012 (external link)

Washington, DC, 9:30 Club, USA, October 8th 2012
We Love DC, October 10th 2012 (external link)

Miami, FL, Grand Central, USA, October 5th 2012
Boca Mag, October 6th 2012 (external link)
Miami New Times, October 7th 2012 (external link)

Split Festival, Sunderland, UK, September 22nd 2012
Sunderland Echo, September 24th 2012 (external link)
The Journal, September 24th 2012 (external link)
R&R, September 29th 2012 (external link)

Brighton, Concorde 2, UK, August 15th 2012
Alive Reports, August 29th 2012 (external link)

Bristol, O2 Academy, UK, August 13th 2012
Guide2Bristol, August 15th 2012 (external link)

London, HMV Forum, UK, August 11th 2012
The Independent, August 13th 2012 (external link)

Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall, UK 3rd August 2012
Shropshire Star, August 4th 2012 (external link)
Alt Sounds, August 4th 2012 (external link)

Bournemouth, O2 Academy, UK, July 31st 2012
The Granville Chambers, August 2nd 2012 (external link)

Dublin, Button Factory, Ireland, July 29th 2012
Irish Independent, August 2nd 2012 (external link)


This Is PiL
Tone Tribune, October 4th 2012 (external link)
Under The Radar, July 5th 2012 (external link)
Blurt, June 27th 2012 (external link)
The New Yorker, June 4th 2012 (external link)
Blog Critics, May 30th 2012 (external link)
USA Today, May 28th 2012 (external link)
eMusic, May 2012 (external link)
The Scotsman, May 28th 2012 (external link)
Sunday Mail, 7 Nights, May 27th 2012 (scan)
The Observer, May 27th 2012 (external link)
Sunday Express, May 27th 2012 (external link)
The Art Desk, May 27th 2012 (external link)
The Times, May 26th 2012 (scan)
The Guardian, May 25th 2012 (external link)
Daily Mirror, May 25th 2012 (scan)
Drowned in Sound, May 24th 2012 (external link)
NME, May 23rd 2012 (external link)
Loud and Quiet, May 23rd 2012 (scan)
Froots Magazine, May 2012 (scan)
Music OMH, May 16th 2012 (external link)
The Quietus, May 15th 2012 (external link)
Billboard, May 19th 2012 (pdf)
Uncut Magazine, May 2nd 2012 (external link)
Mojo Magazine, May 2012 (external link) (pdf)

London, Heaven, UK, April 2nd 2012
Art Desk, April 3rd 2012 (external link)
The Guardian, April 8th 2012 (external link)

London, Heaven, UK, April 1st 2012
Daily Star, April 2nd 2012 (external link)
Digital Spy, April 2nd 2012 (external link)
The Independent, April 8th 2012 (external link)

Boiler Room TV, Hoxton, London, March 19th 2012
NME.Com, March 20th 2012 (external link)

London, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, March 16th 2012
Evening Standard, March 19th 2012 (external link)
The Independent, March 19th 2012 (external link)
The Guardian, March 19th 2012 (external link)

 

Press Reviews: UK / Europe 2011:

(see Tour Reports Page for fan reviews, plus quotes from PiL)

Tokyo, Studio Coast, Japan, August 15th 2011
KS Music, August 15th 2011 (external link)

Summer Sonic Festival Tokyo, Japan, August 14th 2011
Summer Sonic, July 15th 2011 (pix) (external link)

Summer Sonic Festival Osaka, Japan, August 13th 2011
Summer Sonic, July 13th 2011 (pix) (external link)

Off Festival, Katowice, Poland, August 7th 2011
In Selesia, August 8th 2011/ Pix (external link)

Guilfest 2011, Guildford, Surrey, UK, July 17th 2011
Festivals For All, July 20th 2011 (external link)

Fiera della Musica, Area Palaverde, Azzano Decimo, Italy, July 8th 2011
Demotix, July 14th 2011 (external link)

Gothenburg, Tradgarn, Sweden, June 22nd 2011
Goteborg Daily, June 23rd 2011 (external link)
GP, June 23rd 2011 & pix (external link)
Expressen, June 23rd 2011 (external link)

Copenhagen, Vega, Denmark, June 20th 2011
Gaffa Magazine, June 21st 2011 (pix) (external link)
BT, June 21st 2011 (external link)
Information, June 21st 2011 (external link)
SoundVenue, June 21st 2011 (external link)

Isle of Wight Festival, Newport, UK, June 12th 2011
Contact Music, June 13th 2011 (external link)

Dublin, Tripod, Ireland, June 10th 2011
Golden Plec, June 17th 2011 (external link)

Preston, 53 Degrees, UK, June 7th 2011
Louder Than War, June 9th 2011 (external link)
Lancashire, Evening Post, June 9th 2011 (pix) (external link)

Sheffield, Corporation, UK, June 6th 2011
Sheffield Telegraph, June 9th 2011 (external link)
The Star, June 9th 2011 (external link)
TSG Media, June 8th 2011 (external link)

Brussels, AB (Ancienne Belgique), Belgium, June 4th 2011
New Europe, June 12th 2011 (external link)
Cutting Edge, June 6th 2011 (external link)

Cardiff, Coal Exchange, Wales, UK, June 2nd 2011
Uber Rock, June 9th 2011 (external link)
Welsh Icons, June 3rd 2011 (external link)
Digital Fix, June 5th 2011 (external link)

Coventry, Kasbah, UK, May 31st 2011
Coventry Telegraph, June 1st 2011 (external link)
Ken Harrison Photography (external link)

Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain, May 26th 2011
State Magazine, May 31st 2011 (external link)

 

Press Reviews: UK / Europe 2010:

Bingley Music Live Festival, Myrtle Park, Bradford, UK, September 4th 2010
Telegraph and Argus, September 6th 2010 (external link)
The Guardian, September 5th 2010 (external link)
Ed Fielding, Flicker, September 6th 2010 (pix) (external link)
Riot City Girl, Flicker, September 8th 2010 (pix) (external link)

Electric Picnic Festival, Stradbally, Ireland, September 3rd 2010
The Quietus, October 14th 2010 (external link)
Belfast Telegraph, September 6th 2010 (external link)

Heineken Music Conference Festival, Tel-Aviv, Israel, August 31st 2010
www.kvasdopil.com, press conference video and pix, plus live shots (external link)

Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary, August 12th 2010
Sziget Official website (pix) (scroll down), August 13th 2010 (external link)

Glasgow, O2 ABC, UK, July 26th 2010
The Daily Star, July 28th 2010 (external link)
Gigwise, July 27th 2010 + pix (external link)
The Skinny, July 27th 2010 (external link)
The Herald, July 29th 2010 (external link)
The Scotsman, July 29th 2010 (external link)
Flares n Seagulls, July 2010 (external link)
Clash Magazine, July 29th 2010 (external link)

Liverpool, O2 Academy, UK, July 24th 2010
Monsters and Critics, July 28th 2010 (pix) (external link)

Leeds, O2 Academy, UK, July 23rd 2010
Aro, July 24th 2010 (external link)

Oxford, O2 Academy, UK, July 21st 2010
The Oxford Times, July 28th 2010 (external link)

Bristol, O2 Academy, UK, July 20th 2010
Uber Rock, July 27th 2010 (external link)
Live Music Scene, July 20th 2010 (external link)
Guide 2 Bristol, July 22nd 2010 (external link)

London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, UK, July 19th 2010
Plastic Bag, July 20th 2010 (external link)
The State, July 20th 2010 (external link)
Beehive City, July 20th 2010 (external link)
Contact Music, July 20th 2010 (pix) (external link)

Amsterdam, Paradiso, The Netherlands, July 13th 2010
De Volkskrant, July 14th 2010 (external link)
Parool, July 2010 (external link)

Les Ardentes Festival, Liège, Belgium, July 11th 2010
Concert News Belgium, July 12th 2010 (external link)

 

Press Reviews: North America 2010:

New York, Music Hall of Williamsburg, USA, May 19th 2010
Sup Mag, May 20th 2010 + (pix) (external link)
Spinner, May 20th 2010 (external link)
Village Voice, May 20th 2010 (external link)
Self-Titled Magazine, May 20th 2010 (external link)
Time Out New York, May 20th 2010 (external link)

New York, Terminal 5, USA, May 18th 2010
MetroMix, May 19th 2010 + pix (external link)
New York Post, May 19th 2010 (external link)
The Worlds Best Ever, May 19th 2010 (pix) (external link)
Brooklyn Vegan, May 19th 2010 + (pix) (external link)
New York Times, May 19th 2010 (external link)

Northampton, Pearl Street, USA, May 16th 2010
Hartford Courant, May 17th 2010 (external link)
Details Are Sketchy, May 16th 2010 (external link)
Times Union, May 17th 2010 (external link)
Gazettenet, May 20th 2010 (external link)

Pittsburgh, Club Zoo, USA, May 14th 2010
Beaver County Times, May 15th 2010 (external link)
Of Notable Relevance, May 15th 2010 (external link)
Pittsburgh, Post-Gazzette, May 14th 2010 (external link)

Washington, 9:30 Club, USA, May 12th 2010
We Love DC, May 14th 2010 (external link)

Baltimore, Rams Head Live, USA, May 11th 2010
Earplugsrequired.com, May 11th 2010 (external link)
Rock n Roll Experience, May 11th 2010 (external link)

Providence, Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, USA, May 9th 2010
Sephardic Heritage Update, May 11th 2009 (external link)
Lena, May 11th 2010 (external link)

Montreal, Olympia, Canada, May 8th 2010
Montreal Gazette, May 9th 2010 (external link)
Rue Frontenac, May 9th 2010 (external link)

Toronto, Phoenix Concert Theatre, Canada, May 7th 2010
Toronto Sun, May 8th 2010 (external link)
Jam, May 8th 2010 (external link)
Eye Weekly, May 10th 2010 (external link)
Live n Loud Magazine, May 9th 2010 (external link)
Chart Attack, May 10th 2010 (external link)
Bring Back The BoomBox, May 10th 2010 (pix) (external link)
Fazer Magazine, May 10th 2010 (external link)

Boston, Royale, USA, May 5th 2010
Boston Phoenix, May 17th 2010 (pix) (external link)
Hidden Agenda, May 14th 2010 (external link)

Boston, Royale, USA, May 4th 2010
Boston Herald, May 5th 2010 (external link)
Boston.Com, May 6th 2010 (external link)
Limewire, May 5th 2010 (external link)
Big Take Over, May 12th 2010 (external link)
The Phoenix, May 14th 2010 (external link)

Chicago, House of Blues, USA, May 2nd 2010
Time Out, Chicago, May 3rd 2010 +(pix) (external link)
Examiner, May 3rd 2010 (external link)
Nuvo.Net, May 3rd 2010 (pix) (external link)
Musicpix.net, May 4th 2010 + pix (external link)

Chicago, House of Blues, USA, May 1st 2010
Chicago Sun-Times, May 2nd 2010 (external link)
Dead Hub, May 14th 2010 (external link)

Milwaukee, Pabst Theater, USA, April 30th 2010
Glide Magazine, May 1st 2010 (external link)
Backstageaxxess.com, May 1st 2010 (external link)
UWM Post, May 3rd 2010 (external link)
AV Club, May 3rd 2010 (external link)
SonicClash.Com, April 31st 2010 (external link)
Concert LiveWire, May 3rd 2010 (external link)

Pontiac, Crofoot Ballroom, USA, April 28th 2010
Oakland Press, April 29th 2010 (external link)
About.Com, April 29th 2010 (external link)
MLive.Com, April 29th 2010 (external link)
Motor City Blog, April 28th 2010 (external link)
Present Magazine, April 28th 2010 (pix) (external link)
Circle Six Magazine, May 12th 2010 (external link)

Kansas City, Midland Theatre, USA, April 26th 2010
The Pitch, April 27th 2010 (external link)
KansasCity.Com, April 27th 2010 (external link)
City Weekly, April 27th 2010 (external link)

Salt Lake City, The Depot, USA, April 23rd 2010
Salt Lake Tribune, April 23rd 2010 (external link)

Portland, Crystal Ballroom, USA, April 21st 2010
NPR Music, April 22nd, 2010 (external link)
Spinner, April 22nd, 2010 (external link)
QRO Mag, April 22nd, 2010 (pix) (external link)

Seattle, Showbox at Market, USA, April 20th 2010
Digital Entertainment News, April 21st, 2010 (external link)
Backbeat, April 24th, 2010 (external link)

San Francisco, Regency Ballroom, April 17th, 2010
Digital Diversion, April 18th, 2010 (inc pix) (external link)

Coachella Festival, Outdoor Theatre Stage, April 16th, 2010
LA Times, April 17th, 2010 (external link)
OC Register, April 17th, 2010 (external link)
NY Times, April 17th, 2010 (external link)
BuzzBands, April 17th, 2010 (external link)
China Shop Mag, April 17th, 2010 (external link)
Prefix Mag, April 20th, 2010 (external link)
Creative Loafing, April 21st, 2010 (external link)
Tono, April 21st, 2010 (pix) (external link)
Examiner, April 22, 2010 (external link)

LA, Club Nokia, April 13th 2010
LA Record, April 15th, 2010 (external link)
CWG Magazine, April 15h, 2010 (external link)
Spin Magazine, April 14th, 2010 (external link)
Rolling Stone, April 14th, 2010 (external link)
Examiner.Com, April 14th, 2010 (external link)
Fuel TV, April 14th 2010 (external link)
Laist.Com, April 14th, 2010 (external link)
Stereogum, April 14th, 2010 (external link)
Big Wheel Magazine, April 14th, 2010 (external link)
SonicBoomers, April 15th, 2010 (external link)
LA Pix
Getty Images (external link)
Examiner (external link)
Stereogum (external link)
CWG Magazine (external link)

We've also added pictures of Club Nokia and Coachella to our Image Gallery.



Press Reviews: UK 2009:

The Guardian F&M Playlist December 31st, 2009
Public Image Limited Religion II
PiL's pre-Christmas shows proved that John Lydon should not be remembered either as panto punk or eccentric butter salesman, but as arguably Britain's greatest musical adventurer of the last 30 years. By the time this song closed the set at stomach-churning volume, one could only wonder at the extraordinary severity and extremity of his vision.
Michael Hann

London Brixton, 02 Academy, December 21st 2009
London Evening Standard - December 22nd, 2009 (external link)
NME.Com - December 22nd, 2009 (external link)
The Telegraph - December 22nd, 2009 (external link)

Manchester, Academy, December 19th 2009
Igloo Magazine (external link)
Morning Star - January 10th, 2009 (external link)

Glasgow, 02 Academy, December 18th 2009
Big Wheel Magazine - December 19th, 2009 (external link)

Leeds, 02 Academy, December 16th 2009
Record Collector Magazine - March, 2010 (external link)
Yorkshire Post - December 17th, 2009 Review / Pix (external links)

Birmingham, 02 Academy, December 15th 2009
Independent on Sunday - December 20th, 2009 (external link)
The Times - December 17th, 2009 (external link)
The Independent - December 16th, 2009 (external link)
Midlands Rocks - December 16th, Review / Pix (external link)
Birmingham Mail - December 16th, 2009 Review / Pix (external links)
The Guardian - December 16th, 2009 (external link)

 

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