NEWPORT, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 14: John Lydon of the Sex Pistols performs on the Main Stage during Day 2 of the Isle Of Wight Festival 2008 on June 14, 2008 in Newport (Isle of Wight), England. (Photo by Rosie Greenway/Getty Images)

…June 18th, 1977 marks one of the scarier days for the punk rock scene.

It was on this day that Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook of the Sex Pistols were attacked, stabbed, and beaten by a British gang.

The assailants were apparently offended by the Pistols’ revolutionary song, “God Save The Queen”.

Rotten and Cook recovered…but it was a frightening incident for the musicians.

Check out the video below!

– East Side Dave

"East Side" Dave McDonald. Co-Host Of The Morning Rat Race (6 to 10 AM). Digital Content Coordinator & Producer.

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