Sid Vicious

Sid Vicious

Real Name:
John Simon Ritchie
Born May 10th 1957, as John Simon "Sid" Ritchie, in London. He later adopted his stepfather's surname of Beverley.

Vicious appeared briefly as the drummer for Siouxsie & The Banshees, and was also a member of the 'Flowers of Romance' before replacing Glen Matlock as bass player in the Sex Pistols. After the break-up of the Pistols he performed with Johnny Thunders, solo and with the group Vicious White Kids, the latter with which he performed his farewell gig in July 1978.

On October 12th of that year he was arrested for the murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen (2). Ten days later, he tried to kill himself and was sent to Bellevue Hospital.

February 2nd 1979 whilst still out on bail, Vicious died at a New York loft party from an accumulation of fluid in his lungs, brought on by a heroin overdose.

10th May 1957 - 2nd February 1979 Sid Vicious R.I.P.

Sid Vicious Discography


V 2144 Sid Vicious Sid Sings (Album) Virgin V 2144 New Zealand 1979 Sell This Version
KOMA 788020 Sid Vicious Love Kills N.Y.C (Album) Konexion KOMA 788020 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
JOCK LP 2 Sid Vicious Live At The Electric Ballroom London (Album) MBC Records JOCK LP 2 UK 1986 Sell This Version
KOMA 788025 Sid Vicious The Vicious White Kids (Album) DeLorean Records KOMA 788025 Belgium 1986 Sell This Version
2140015 Sex Pistols Feat. Sid Vicious Sex Pistols Feat. Sid Vicious - Anarchy In The USA (Comp) MBC Records 2140015 UK 1992 Sell This Version
TECW-23011 Sid Vicious With The Idols Sid Vicious With The Idols - Sid Vicious With The Idols (Album) Teichiku Records TECW-23011 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
CDPUNK 86 Sid Vicious Sid Dead Live (Album) Anagram Records CDPUNK 86 UK 1997 Sell This Version
CLP 9911-2 Sid Vicious Never Mind The Reunion Here's Sid Vicious(CD, Album) Cleopatra CLP 9911-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
CLP0251-2 Sid Vicious Sid Vicious And Friends (Album) Dressed To Kill CLP0251-2 UK 1998 Sell This Version
YEAAH6 Sid Vicious Better (To Provoke A Reaction Than To React To Provocation)(CD) Yeaah! YEAAH6 UK 1999 Sell This Version
GET57 Sid Vicious Live At Max's 1978(LP, Album) Get Back GET57 Italy 2000 Sell This Version
ST2 50027 Sid Vicious Better (To Provoke A Reaction Than To React To Provocation)(CD) ST2 Records ST2 50027 Brazil 2001 Sell This Version
ARY 8025-2, VSCD 3610 Sid Vicious Search & Destroy(CD) Anarchy Music, Vivid Sound Corporation ARY 8025-2, VSCD 3610 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
FREUDLP095 Sid Vicious Sid Lives (Comp) Jungle Records FREUDLP095 UK 2007 Sell This Version
CLP 3041 Sid Vicious F#@k Off You C#%t Anarchy Music CLP 3041 US 2008 Sell This Version
ODNM016 Sid Vicious Sid! By Those Who Really Knew Him(DVD, Doc + CD, Aud) ITN Source, Jungle Records ODNM016 UK 2009 Sell This Version
74515 Sid Vicious The Chaos And Disorder Tapes(2xCD, Album) Landmark 74515 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
VL 901493 Sid Vicious I'm A Mess(LP, Album) Vinyl Lovers VL 901493 UK & Europe 2015 Sell This Version
RRSCV001 Sid Vicious With Rat Scabies, Glen Matlock And Steve New Sid Vicious With Rat Scabies, Glen Matlock And Steve New - Live at the Electric Ballroom, London, August 15th, 1978(LP, Ltd, Num, RE, Spl) Radiation Reissues RRSCV001 2016 Sell This Version
none Sid Vicious Live At Electric Ballroom (LP, Album, Pic) Not On Label none Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

640 145 Sex Pistols / Sid Vicious Sex Pistols / Sid Vicious - My Way (Single) Barclay 640 145 France 1978 Sell This Version
740 509, 740.509 Sid Vicious Heritage(12", Maxi) Matrixbest, Matrixbest 740 509, 740.509 France 1979 Sell This Version
Sex 1-2 Sex Pistols, Sid Vicious Sex Pistols, Sid Vicious - Holidays In The Sun/My Way(7", Single) Virgin Sex 1-2 France 1980 Sell This Version
Scratch 7 Sid Vicious (Don't You Gimme) No Lip(7") Spiral Scratch Scratch 7 UK 1989 Sell This Version
ARY 8080 Sid Vicious Chatterbox / My Way Anarchy Music ARY 8080 US 2007 Sell This Version