Public Image Ltd. (aka PiL), are an experimental band which formed in 1978 in London, England. Its original lineup was John
Lydon (vocals) (formerly of the Sex Pistols), Keith Levene (guitar) and Jah Wobble (bass), although by 1983, the band’s lineup
would become a fluctuating one, revolving around Lydon. PiL are often cited as one of the most challenging and innovative
bands of the post-punk period; John Lydon is quoted as saying he wanted to form an anti-rock band. They were influenced by a
wide range of artists, especially esoteric artists like Can, Captain Beefheart, Tim Buckley & various dub artists.