Forget American Idol, It’s All About Billy Idol
Simon, Ellen, Randy, What’s-her-name, who cares. Billy Idol has a new band and he’s taking them on the road.
This summer Billy Idol will be playing Russia, a bunch of Euro festivals like the Sweden Rock Festival and the Download Festival in the U.K., as well as making stops in Croatia, Hungary and the Netherlands.
Rejoining Idol’s band will be guitarist Steve Stevens, bassist Stephen McGrath, and keyboardist Derek Sherinian. In addition, the band will include Camp Freddy and Circus Diablo’s Billy Morrison on guitar, and drummer Jeremy Colson of Circus Diablo and Steve Vai fame.
Fear not, stateside Idol fans! Billy and the boys will be announcing North American tour stops soon. Those dates will happen after the European run.
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