Billy Idol

Billy Idol

Billy Idol (born William Michael Albert Broad on November 30, 1955 in Middlesex, England) is an English musician. Idol lived in worthing before attending Sussex University for only a year before joining the bromley contingent of keen Sex Pistols fans. During this period, Idol decided to become a musician and formed a band called Generation X in 1976. Generation X signed to Chrysalis Records and released three successful albums before breaking up.

Vintage Magazines with Billy Idol

Screamer Magazine September 1993

Screamer Magazine September 1993
Issue: September 1993. Featuring: Sebastian Bach of Skid Row. Also Included Winger, Primus, Belladonna, Wildside, Gruntruck, Sacred Reich, Paradise Lost, Floatsam and Jetsam, Suicidal Tendencies, Sepultura, White Zombie and Much More.

Screamer Magazine January 1991

Screamer Magazine January 1991
Issue: January 1991. Featuring: Tesla. Also Included Scorpions, Slaughter, Damn Yankees, Death Angel, Heaven's Edge, Rhino Bucket, Sweet F.A., Vio Lance and Much More.

Screamer Magazine December 1990

Screamer Magazine December 1990
Issue: December 1990. Featuring: Cinderella. Also Included Bang Tango, Extreme, Jet Boy, Eyes, Lynch Mob, Nevada Beach, Sepultura, Two Bit Thief, Annihilator and Much More.

Screamer Magazine October 1990

Screamer Magazine October 1990
Issue: October 1990. Featuring: Judas Priest. Also Included Alice in Chains, Slayer, Don Dokken, Electric Boys, Gypsy Rose, Riverdogs, Spread Eagle, Trouble Tribe and Much More.

Screamer Magazine September 1990

Screamer Magazine September 1990
Issue: September 1990. Featuring: Anthrax. Also Included Every Mother's Nightmare, Queensryche, Vixen, Annihilator, Cry Wolf, Mother Love Bone, Savatage, Shy England, Yngwie Malmsteen and Much More.

Screamer Magazine August 1990

Screamer Magazine August 1990
Issue: August 1990. Featuring: Slaughter. Also Included Skid Row, Whitesnake, Every Mother's Nightmare, Extreme, Danger Danger, Cold Sweat, Forbidden, Kings of the Sun, Scatterbrain and Much More.

Articles with Billy Idol

Billy Idol Teams With NHL To For A Performance During Pre-Game Festivities

BILLY IDOL will kick off the new year with a performance at the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®–the New Year’s Day outdoor game between the Chicago Blackhawks® and the Washington Capitals®–at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.. which will be televised live at 1:00 p.m. ET on NBC (along with CBC and TVA).  This performance will… Read more »


Billy Idol To Embark On North American Tour

Rock icon BILLY IDOL will embark on a theatre tour of the U.S. and Canada in January and February of 2015. The North American tour, which begins January 21 in New Orleans, is the latest leg of IDOL’s “Kings & Queens Of The Underground Live” world tour that includes previously announced shows in Europe in… Read more »


Billy Idol To Release ‘Kings & Queens of The Underground’ On October 21

Rock icon BILLY IDOL will release KINGS & QUEENS OF THE UNDERGROUND, his first new album in almost a decade, on October 21. The album will be released on IDOL‘s own BFI Records, via Kobalt Label Services. The track list for the new album is listed below. KINGS & QUEENS OF THE UNDERGROUND was primarily… Read more »


Billy Idol To Release His First New Album In Almost A Decade

Rock icon BILLY IDOL announced today that he will release his first new album in almost a decade, this October.  The album will come out on IDOL’s own BFI Records, via Kobalt Label Services. Produced by Trevor Horn, the new album will arrive close to the release of IDOL’s highly anticipated self-written autobiography, Dancing With… Read more »


Screamer Magazine September 1993

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Screamer Magazine January 1991

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Screamer Magazine December 1990

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Screamer Magazine October 1990

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Screamer Magazine September 1990

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Screamer Magazine August 1990

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