The Sex Pistols 1976 Manchester Gig That Changed the That Jamie Reids famous cut-n-paste zine-cum-Situationalist aesthetic has turned into a bit of capitalist plastic for your wallet is an irony that the. Sex Pistols might never have seen coming back in 1976, when they played the gig that changed the world. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2016 SHM-CD CD release. Live 76 on, discogs. Live 1976 is an archival box set that gives fans a chance to hear the band before the media had their way with them. Sex Pistols - Live 76 (CD, Compilation, Limited Edition The box includes crude recordings of four shows the. Sex Pistols played in 1976, before they had a record deal or fired original bassist Glen Matlock in favor of Sid Vicious. All four shows have previously circulated as bootlegs. By Prof Matthew Worley. Sex Pistols gigs go, it was not one of the more notorious. By the late spring of 1976, the bands reputation was just beginning to grow. Having made their debut in November 1975 at St Martins School of Art, performances in and around London had begun to serve notice that something. June 4, 1976 - Lesser Free Trade Hall, Manchester.