The Sex Pistols burned so hot that it was inevitable that they'd burn out quickly. First off, if you weren't there, imagine the hype that surrounds Justin Bieber. The Sex Pistols had ten times that (especially in Britain). Most of the publicity was negative, but the media accepted the Pistols as successors to a "Beatlemania" type frenzy and they didn't miss an opportunity to write about the band. More, including the story in the Sex Pistols own words, after the jump.