PiL Members

Public Image Ltd are:

John Lydon: Vocals (1978-Present)
After fronting the Sex Pistols, John Lydon formed Public Image Ltd in 1978.  Outside of PiL John has released several solo records and collaborations. He also brings quality TV to the masses and has recently released the autobiography ‘Anger is an Energy: My Life Uncensored’.
Further Information: JohnLydon.Com

Lu Edmonds: Guitar & Misc (1986-88) (2009-Present)
Multi instrumentalist and former guitarist in The Damned Lu joined PiL in 1986 recording and playing on the album Happy? and co-writing the album 9 adding yet another dimension to the PiL sound. Lu is also associated with a variety of eclectic and acoustic bands including The Mekons and Yat-Kha.
Further Information: The Mekons

Bruce Smith: Drums (1986-90) (2009-Present)
Former drummer in The Pop Group and The Slits became percussionist for PiL also in 1986 playing and recording on the albums Happy? and 9. Seen as a drumming virtuoso, Bruce Smith brought his unique style into the fold. Bruce has also played with the likes of Björk and Terence Trent D’Arby.
Further Information: Discogs

Scott Firth: Bass & Keyboards (2009-Present)
A bass player/multi instrumentalist that has collaborated and played with a variety of top musicians and bands including Steve Winwood, John Martyn, Elvis Costello and The Spice Girls. Scott’s arrival into the band in 2009 resulted in John Lydon declaring him “Genius at work!”
Further Information: Discogs

Public Image Limited have also been…

Keith Levene: Guitar; 1978-83 (RiP)
Jah Wobble: Bass; 1978-1980
Jim Walker: Drums; 1978
Jeannette Lee: non-musical member / admin; 1978-82
Dave Crowe: non-musical member / admin; 1978-81
Vivian Jackson: Drums; January 1979
Eddie Edwards: Drums; February 1979
David Humphrey: Drums; February 1979
Richard Dudanski: Drums; April-September 1979
Karl Burns: Drums; September 1979
Martin Atkins: Drums; 1979/80/81 & 1982-85
Steve New: Guitar; 1980
Sam Ulano: Drums; 1981 (RiP)
Pete Jones: Bass; 1982-83
Louis Bernardi: Bass; 1983-84
Joe Guida: Guitar; 1983
Arthur Stead: Keyboards; 1983
Tom Zvoncheck: Keyboards; 1983
Bret Helm: Bass; 1984-85
Mark Schulz: Guitar; 1984-85
Jebin Bruni: Keyboards / Guitar; 1984-85
Bill Laswell: Bass / Producer; 1986
John McGeoch: Guitar; 1986-92 (RiP)
Allan Dias: Bass; 1986-92
Ted Chau: Guitar / Keyboards; 1989 & 1992
Mike Joyce: Drums; 1992
Russell Webb: Bass; 1992

Plus, over 20 session players
And at least another 10 non-musical members

Public Image Limited