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Sid Vicious

Sid Vicious
Vicious circa 1977
Personal information
Birth nameJohn Simon Ritchie
Also known asSid Vicious
Spikey John
John Simon Beverley
Born10 May 1957
Died2 February 1979(age 21)
GenresPunk rock
InstrumentsBass Guitar, vocals, drums
Years active1976 � 1979
LabelsVirgin, EMI
Associated actsSex Pistols
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Vicious White Kids
The Flowers Of Romance
Notable instrumentsFender Precision Bass

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Sid Vicious (born John Simon Ritchie 10 May 1957 - 2 February 1979) was an English musician best known as the bassist of the influential punk rock group Sex Pistols. In 2006 he was inducted posthumously into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Sex Pistols.

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