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Art

Idol Icons -- Icons inspired by Billy Idol.

Billy Idol -- Some Idol Art.

BillyIdol.com by Carole Page -- Idol Art.

gigposters.com -- posters from differench shows.

Mark Frauenfelder -- Cyberpunk illustrator, check out his work.

Mudge Studios -- A funny drawing of Idol.

Tadpole Illustrations -- cartoon Billy

The Twilight Masquerade -- drawing of Billy, another from Whiplash Smile and one more.

The Unofficial Billy Idol Website -- Idol art: a drawing and some modified pictures.

Ygartua -- Painting of Billy on Harley, #10.

Related Categories: Photos, Picture Discs


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Articles (sorted by date, from most recent)

New York Post
-- A Bold Jeweler Finds His Niche (Nov. 2, '03) Jewelry designer Gregg Wolf, who has designed for Idol.

PressofAtlanticCity.com
-- Live CDs available right after concert (Sept. 19, '03)

ThisWeek -- Fischer's Fab Four (August 28, '03) ["Billy Idol was headed to town [...]"]

SpringfieldNewsSun.com -- Harley-Davidson celebrates a century (August 22, '03)

Harley-Davidson UK -- Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary Celebration[...] (August 11, '03)

News Shopper
-- Star's mum zapped by library scanner (August 8, '03)

Live Daily
-- Billy Idol revs engines for late-summer tour (June 23, '03)

Rolling Stone -- Gwen, Bowie, Cher Do DJ Doc (May 28, '03) ["Blondie and Billy Idol and all these people are all millionaires because of the power of KROQ"]

ic -- Orpington College celebrates 30 years (May 7, '03) ["Billy Idol (then William Broad) enrolled here."]

HeraldTribune.com -- Today in Entertainment History (April 1, '03) ["In 1992, Billy Idol pleaded no contest to punching a woman in the face. He was fined and told to make public service announcements against alcohol and drug use."]

UPI -- Today in Music (April 1, '03) ["In 1992, British rocker Billy Idol was sentenced to two years' probation for punching a woman in the face the previous October."]

Edmonton Journal -- Return of the Madam. (March 3, '03) ["her client list included Jack Nicholson, John F. Kennedy Jr., Mick Jagger, Billy Idol"]

Yahoo! Finance -- Musical and Visual Artists Donate Memorabilia to American Heart Association In Memory of John Entwistle (February 14, '03)

UPI -- Today in Music (Febraury 13, '03) [In 1981, Billy Idol left his Generation X band for a solo career.]


CNSnews.com -- Today in history (Feb. 6, '03) ["In 1990, rocker Billy Idol broke an arm and a leg in a motorcycle accident in Hollywood."]

UPI -- Today in music (Feb. 3, '03) ["In 1993, Billy Idol denied reports that he was ill. Rumors to that effect had begun circulating after the British rocker collapsed in the parking lot of a Los Angeles nightclub."]

Tellahasse.com -- Stay up late with the 'Insomniac' (Feb. 2, '03) [In 1990, singer Billy Idol shattered a leg and broke an arm when his motorcycle hit a car in Los Angeles.]

Aversion.com -- Generation X Compilation Comming (Jan.30, '03)

DailyMusicNews -- Billboard Bits: Melee, Gen X, BeauSoleil (Jan. 29, '03) [scroll down, it's the second one]

washingtonpost.com -- Entertainment Highlights in History (Jan. 29, '03) [In 1990, singer Billy Idol shattered a leg and broke an arm when his motorcycle hit a car in Los Angeles. Police said Idol ran a stop sign and wasn't wearing a helmet.]

BillyIdol.com -- Press release about Generation X Anthology. (Jan. 38, '03)

upi -- Today In Music (January 27, '03) [In 1990, Billy Idol won a libel action against the London tabloid News of the World.]

UPI -- Today in Music (Jan. 21, '03) [in 1992, Billy Idol pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery charges for punching a woman he'd just met at a Los Angeles restaurant. The incident had occurred the previous October.]


Idolise -- Idol songs appearing in Triple M's greatest songs countdown. See site with frames.

news.com.au -- Big Pay Out for rock (January 6, '03) [think the M-One tour was successful? Think again.]

Virgin Radio -- The Top 100 Greatest British Artists (Late December '02) [guess who's #96]

VH1 -- 100 Greatest... Sexiest Artists (December, '02) [guess who's #55]

Idolise -- One Love (October 12, '02)

Billy Idol -- Punk Is New Again (October 11, '02)

Idolise -- Billy The Kid (October 10, '02)

Idolise -- Idol Worship There's No Stopping Silly Billy (October 10, '02)

Idolise -- Idol Idle - Rebel's Yell Silenced (October 7, '02)

Idolise -- Article: Billy Idle as his Show Fails to Electrify (October 7, '02)

smh.com.au -- Rebel With a Cause (October 7, '02)

smh.com.au -- Article: Billy idle as his show fails to electrify (October 7, '02)

Idolise -- He Cried More, More, More (October 6, '02)

smh.com.au -- Billy Idol's back and just as spiky (October 1, '02)

ninemsn -- Billy fans set for Idol worship (September 30, '02)

Herald Sun -- Billy Idol Returns (September 29, '02)

NRL -- Grand Final 2002 - Be There! (September 27, '02)

global magazine -- in Portuguese: Show de "Midnight Oil" e Billy Idol é proibido em Sydney ('02)

G21 -- Billy Idol & Me ('02)

Baltimore Business Journal -- Harley-Davidson revs up Pimlico (June 28, '02)

The Seattle Times -- Summer Nights (June 21, '02)

VH1.com -- Billy Idol Launching Summer Trek (May 13, '02)

MSO -- [...] To Return To The Road [...] Follow[ing] Release Of Gold-Certified Greatest Hits and VH1 Storytellers [..] (May 10, '02)

Mix -- Billy Idol is back! (March 1, '02)

Hollywood & Vine -- [...] To Release Billy Idol VH1 Storytellers on CD (date unknown, guesses '02)

For earlier dates check out the IDOL LINKS Archive (Updated Feb. 21, '03)>>>

Related Categories: History, Reviews-Albums, Reviews-Concerts

 

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The Band

Bob 'Derwood' Andrews -- Generation X guitarist... Speedtwinn's, his band's, page from Orange Recordings, includes biography.

Brian Tichy
-- The drummer... Official Site

Derek Sherinian -- The keyboardist... Official Site

Derek Sherinian -- The keyboardist... Official Site of his band, Planet X

Greg Ellis -- The drummer... Biography from VAS Music

Gregg Gerson -- The ex-drummer... Official Site

Gregg Gerson -- The ex-drummer... His story of how he came to work with Benny Mardones & then Billy from Benny Mardones' site

Joe Travers
-- The drummer... Official Site

John McGeoch -- Guest guitarist on Kiss Me Deadly, history of his band Magazine and an album review from Falk's Faves.

John Towe -- Generation X drummer... His other band's, The Advert's, history from The Women of 1970's Punk

Mars Williams -- Saxophone for Rebel Yell album... career info from Centerstage

Mars Williams
-- Saxophone for Rebel Yell album... career info from hardcafe

Neurotic Outsiders
-- The once or twice band... Articles from Toronto Sun

Sasha Krivstov -- The bass player... His art and biography from Desa

Terry Chimes -- Generation X drummer... Summary of his career from Hanoi Rocks

Thommy Price -- Drummer during Whiplash Smile tour and Rebel Yell album... info & pictures from Mother Goddess

Thommy Price -- Drummer during Whiplash Smile tour and Rebel Yell album... interview from Joan Jett and The Blackhearts Official Fan Club

Tony Iommi -- One of the many who were lucky to have Idol sing for them... Official Site

Tony James -- The Bass guitarist for Generation X... Sigue Sigue Sputnik's (his band) official site.

Note: These links do not include the guitarist Steve Stevens, as links having to do with him are available under different categories all over this site, as well as the Stevens section.

Artist Direct -- Scroll down for album credits for Billy Idol, Charmed Life, Cyberpunk, Idol Songs, Greatest Hits, Perfect Hits, Rebel Yell, Whiplash Smile, VH1-Storytellers and Vital Idol.

LiveDaily -- Composer credits for the songs from Billy Idol, Charmed Life, Cyberpunk, Don't Stop and Idol Songs.

Yahoo! -- Album credits for Billy Idol, Charmed Life, Cyberpunk, Generation X, Kiss Me Deadly, Perfect Hits 1975-1981, Rebel Yell, Whiplash Smile, Valley Of The Dolls (remastered) and Vital Idol.

Related Categories: History



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Cyberpunk

"Billy Idol has turned it [Cyberpunk] into something very silly."
      -William Gibson in an interview from EFF

BILLY IDOL'S CYBERSPOT by Image `fx -- Two fantastic screensavers based on the album, the "Heroin" one isn't just a screensaver, it has music and so much more. IDOL LINKS is a proud user of the "Heroin" screensaver.

BillyIdol.com -- Review of the album by Mark Frauenffelder.

Chaos Control -- Interview with Idol from1993 about Cyberpunk.

EMI Music Germany -- Listen to samples of Cyberpunk tracks. However, the samples ARE NOT from the songs they are listed as being from. You'll need RealPlayer.

Mark Frauenfelder -- Cyberpunk illustrator, check out his work.

:neuromancer by Maverick -- If you've ever listened to the Cyberpunk intro, the hacker's ethic is where some of it comes from.

Paul Brians -- Study Guide for William Gibson's 'Neuromancer'.

Robert Christgau -- An article from '93 about several artists, including Idol, who bought into the Cyberpunk craze. A must-read.

Steve's Reads -- Interview with and article about William Gibson, who is credited with the term "cyberspace" and who's first novel, Neuromancer, is considered to the first cyberpunk novel.

The Cyberpunk Project -- This is a page about the album. The entire website is about the subculture and a great read. Go to the main page here.

William Gibson -- An entire page about the author behind the Cyberpunk genre.

Related Categories: Image, Music, Reviews-Albums
 

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Downloads

IDOL LINKS -- Download zip files of screen captures from music videos

Billy Idol Downloads -- Get Billy Idol Winamp skins and icons. Get Winamp 2 or 3 from winamp.com.

BILLY IDOL'S CYBERSPOT by Image `fx -- Two fantastic screensavers based on the Cyberpunk album, the "Heroin" one isn't just a screensaver, it has music and so much more. IDOL LINKS is a proud user of the "Heroin" screensaver.

advanceringtones.co.uk -- Samples of ringtones in the tune of some Idol songs, mp3 format.

Generation WWW -- Hear live songs and interviews. (hint: if you wish to save a file, right-click the link and choose 'save target as')

Great Ring Tones
-- Billy Idol ringtones

honeywired.com -- Download a Billy Idol screensaver that plays either Rebel Yell, Flesh for Fantasy or Eyes Without a Face. See info.

MyTheme.com -- IAM themes for download. Two for Idol and one for Stevens, a second for Steve here.

Themeworld.com -- Billy Theme, includes wallpaper, icons, cursor and more.

Triple M -- A wallpaper in sizes 1600x1200, 1280x960, 1152x864, 1024x768, or 800x600

Walmart.com -- mp3 samples of songs from Billy Idol, Greatest Hits, Rebel Yell (remastered), Vital Idol and VH1-Storytellers.

William Morris Agency -- Download (mp3 or for RealPlayer) Billy's commercial for Priceline.

No name found -- A whole bunch of mp3's, rare ones too.

No name found -- This site claims you can download Storytellers. Let me know if it works or not by emailing mzgora@hswitch.com

Related Categories: Music
 

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E-cards

IDOL LINKS -- Send Billy Idol greeting cards!

Celbrity Strom -- 2 e-cards you can send to a friend.
 

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Fans

BillyIdol.com by Carole Page -- Fans' stories.

Epinions.com -- A fan writes about how he became a fan, intermixed with a review of Greatest Hits.

Idolise -- The webmaster talks about herself and why she started the site. See with frames.
Idolise -- A fan recounts her intense concert experience.

Interactive Idol -- This site is back up, although it's much different from before. The things to check out are the forum and the chat.

LAUNCH -- a list of fans, members of launch

Other Arena -- This wrestler is an Idol fan, calls himself Lodi (Idol spelled backward) and here's a picture of him trying the sneer.

Sweet Tea Zine -- A fan's memory of an Idol concert when she was young.

The Church of the Everlasting Billy Idol -- A fan group hosted by MSN, includes message board and more.

www.ezboard.com -- The official fan club's message board.

Yahoo! -- Billy Idol's Rebel Yell group, almost 200 members.

Yesterdayland Memories
-- Fans' memories of Idol.

ZOOL -- This is a fan listing. Use the list of fans or join.

Related Categories: Fiction, Tribute Bands

 

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Fiction

Paint In Harmony by Megan -- "Don't You Forget About Me"

THE IDOL SUITE by Suzy -- An Idol fantasy based on Billy Idol's "No Religion" tour.

Related Categories: Fans
 

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Filmography

Imdb.com -- A filmography. Incomplete.

Yahoo! -- A filmography. Incomplete.

Calgary Sun -- review of Wedding Singer. No mention of Idol.

Movies Unlimited -- blurps about Heavy Metal 2000, The Doors and Trigger Happy.

Rotten Tomatoes -- Descriptions/information/posters of movies with Idol, as well as some music videos, and many reviews of The Doors, Heavy Metal 2000 and The Wedding Singer. Also a review of the movie "Inside the Playboy Mansion," which, according to the imdb, Idol has an uncredited role in.

Suite 101 -- About The Doors movie.

Toronto Sun -- review of Wedding Singer.

Wedding Singer -- Official site of the '98 movie.

Related Categories: Videos
 

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History

IDOL LINKS -- Billy Idol in the Encyclopedia of Rock Stars, a lot of information.

IDOL LINKS -- Billy Idol in Popular Musicians, a lot of information.

IDOL LINKS -- Billy Idol in Popular Music.

IDOL LINKS -- Transcript of an interview going over Billy's life and career from the TV show Before They Were Rock Stars.

Artist Direct -- Billy Idol history, includes a lot of related names from the music industry.

A Decade In The Life of Billy Idol -- Chart results from '81 to '89, and quotes from people in the music industry about some of the albums.

All Music Guide -- A history of Billy Idol's career. Also check out Generation X.

Billy Idol - Rock 'n Roll Motherfucker -- Biography in German.

Biography.com -- A decent overview of Idol's career.

Bouli Punk -- In Polish, history of Generation X.

Capitol Music -- Biography in German.

centrohd.com -- A very short history of Idol. It gets interesting/unique midway.

CREEM Magazine dot come -- a funny profile, don't expect any information, though.

gomemphis.com -- Idol's bio.

Gromko.ru -- biography in Russian, and a nice picture.

Head Heritage -- brief Idol

Idol Chic -- check out the History of Generation X and the History of Billy Idol, these are very detailed, include quotes and pictures.

Idolise -- Quick facts, a good place to start your journey of Idol discovery. See with frames.

KJQ.com -- Fairly lengthy biography, focusing on career.

mcm.net -- in French. Short history of Billy Idol.

MusicWeb -- Another history of Idol, this one names a lot of musicians who worked with him.

Nemsworld -- Info about all Gen X concerts/recording sessions/broadcasts and other stuff. Very detailed.

OZON -- short history in Russian.

Perfect Sound Forever -- about Chelsea, Idol's first band.

Punk Rock In My Veins -- History of Generation X, with pictures. Also Chelsea.

Punk 77 -- Generation X, including a lot of quotes.

Radio Comercial -- Idol history, in Portuguese (I think, let me know by emailing me at mzgora@hswitch.com).

ROCKhell -- In Russian, a history of Idol.

Rough Guides -- Billy Idol, Generation X and Chelsea histories. Although not the most detailed, definitely one of the best I've read. You'll have to use the search box; ignore the drop-down options and just type in whatever you're looking for in the box furthest on the left.

Sexbuzz -- A bit of Idol history...

The History of Rock Music -- In Italian, Generation X history.

The Unofficial Billy Idol Website -- Detailed history of Chelsea (Idol's band before Gen X).

Unsung Heroes -- Generation X's history, focusing on the band's legacy.

VH1 -- Idol biography, second paragraph offers information rarely mentioned.

Web Punk History Page
-- Generation X history from The Rough Guide to Rock.

Yesterdayland Pop Music -- Idol's career, not too detailed.

123MusicStars.com -- Lots of little bits of info about Idol, although not all of it is correct.

Related Categories: Images, Punk
 

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The Image

Idol Chic -- Information about Billy's tattoo, his jewelry and accessories, and his guitars.

Daljeets -- Check out (and buy) the boots Billy wears.

Related Categories: Cyberpunk, History, Punk
 

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Interviews/Quotes/etc. Billy Idol - Steve Stevens - Others

Billy Idol

IDOL LINKS -- Transcript of an interview going over Billy's life and career from the TV show Before They Were Rock Stars.

BillyIdol.com by Carole Page -- Interview from '96. Messages from Billy to fans from '96, '97, '98, '99, another from '99, about his biking in '99 on the Hollister Run, 4 Corners Run, Too Much Fun Run and from '01. Check out the Photo section for pictures from his biking.

Chaos Control -- about Cyberpunk. ('93)

Idolise -- Idol quotes. Also a transcript of an '87 interview shown on Australia's Rage. See with frames.

M-One -- Audio. Check out this interview. (October, '02) You'll need Windows Media Player (asx format)

MSO -- about Greatest Hits & his career in retrospect.  (March '01)

Triple M -- Audio. an interview with Billy Idol in Australia (scroll down, it's the third one), you need Windows Media Player or other.

Voila -- Idol quotes from A to Z, part 2 here.

Steve Stevens

IDOL LINKS -- An article/interview with plenty of guitarists, including Steve Stevens.

Classic Rock Revisited -- Steve Stevens Interview ('01)

Guitar Nine -- Recent interview. Fairly short answers.

Gitarre & Bass -- German interview from May '98. Available in English from SteveStevens.net

MelodicRock.com -- recent

Metal Sludge -- 20 Questions.

Rocknotes -- Stevens Interview (April 8, '01)

SteveStevens.net -- (February 24, '00) Another one (May '98) available in English, also available in German from Gitarre & Bass. Also Steve's message to fans.

The Pure Rock Shop -- From Flash to Flamenco an Interview with Guitarist Steve Stevens (date unknown, guessed '01)

Twisted Helices -- Steve Stevens (June 20, '97)

Others

Cosmik Debris Magazine -- with Tony Iommi about the album which includes 'Into The Night' with Idol. Hear the track with RealPlayer.

ESPN -- Interview with Shanna Moakler who talks about dating Billy. {Scroll down to where you see his picture).

FilmForce -- with Kevin Eastman of Heavy Metal 2000, includes a paragraph about how Idol became a part of it.

JoniMitchell.com -- Mitchell about her album Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm, including a bit about 'Dancin' Clown' with Idol.

Roger Waters Fan Club -- with Roger Waters, mentions The Who's Tommy, guest starring Idol.

Related Categories: Articles, Band

 

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Lyrics

Am I Right -- Misheard lyrics.

BILLY IDOL: Generation WWW -- Almost all of Billy's and Generation X's lyrics.

Dartagnan.ch -- Translated lyrics into Italian: 'Eyes Without A Face' and 'Sweet Sixteen'.

Joni Mitchell Discussion List -- Lyrics to 'Dancin' Clown', Idol is Rowdy Yates. Also check out the story behind the character.

No-Doubt.net -- Lyrics to 'Hateful', the Clash song covered by No Doubt featuring Idol. These lyrics show who's singing what.

Sally Simpson's Page -- Lyrics to the Who's Tommy. In 1989, Idol sang 'Cousin Kevin'.

Related Categories: Music, Tablature
 

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Miscellaneous

About.com
-- The Billy Idol Saddam poster... Read about it from counterpunch.

Amazon.com -- A book by Steve Young recounts about 60 stories of different successful people and Billy's one of them. You can buy it here. (as far as I can tell, there isn't much about Billy.)

AmIAnnoying.com -- Why Billy's annoying/not annoying, plus the results of a poll on that subject.

Am I Right -- Misheard lyrics.

Falls Church Services Official Site -- Joke article. Hidalgo Nabs Cyber Criminal.

Flora Designs -- Guess who's considered an "11" in fashion?

Idolise -- Two quizes: The first one is a real thinker, the second tests your knowledge more. See with frames.

In The 80's -- Top five masturbation songs, guess which one's #1...

The MTV Chronicles -- Adam Curry's memory of Idol.

BillyIdol.com by Carole Page -- Billy's astrological chart.


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Merchandise (this is not a priority section, sorry, check out amazon.com, ebay.com and billyidol.com)

Billy Idol Live on Tour -- List of many rare live CD's with their track lists, order them from the site.

Daljeets -- Check out (and buy) the boots Billy wears.

Main St. Records
-- buy records

Movie Mugs -- Buy a mug with the Rolling Stone Billy Idol picture on it.

Rockvizion Concert Photos -- order any of the tons of pictures from Melbourne '87, US '01, New Jersey '01, and Australia '02.

The Shame of Rock and Roll -- Buy the Warfield poster, Stubbs BBQ, or the Delano posters.

80STEES.com -- t-shirt with the Rolling Stone cover on it.

 

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Music/Audio

Amazon.com -- There are two Generation X songs on a 70's punk compilation album titled 'No Thanks'. Find out about it here and buy it.

Billy Idol: Generation WWW -- Complete discography, includes track listings but not dates.

Billy Idol Live on Tour -- List of many rare live CD's with their track lists, order them from the site.

EMI Music Germany -- Listen to samples of Cyberpunk tracks. However, the samples ARE NOT from the songs they are listed as being from. You'll need RealPlayer.

eye - A few words about a cover of 'Rebel Yell' by McSleazy. (See #6)

Generation WWW -- A list of all bands that have covered Idol songs, including the albums on which the covers appear.

JoniMitchell.com -- a paragraph about why and how Idol came to sing on Mitchell's 'Dancing Clown' track. (scroll a little over half way down, the paragraph is right over a picture and starts with: "In February 1987")

LiveDaily -- Composer credits for Billy Idol, Charmed Life, Cyberpunk, Don't Stop and Idol Songs.

MSN -- track listings including time and sample clips for Generation X's Generation X, Perfect Hits, Radio 1 Sessions, Valley Of The Dolls and Idol's Billy Idol, Don't Stop, Greatest Hits, Idol Songs, Rebel Yell, VH1-Storytellers, Vital Idol. No sample clips for Cyberpunk, Charmed Life, Live at the Paris Theatre, The Best Of Generation X, Whiplash Smile.

MT Undertainment -- Information about Generation X CDs and a live photo.

ndifc.com -- News May '98: "Billy Idol has been over to No Doubt's studio to sing some vocal parts with Gwen on their version of "Hateful" for the upcoming Clash tribute CD."

:neuromancer by Maverick -- Check out the complete information on cover songs and rare tracks.

Punknet 77 -- Generation X discography with a section "most important tracks on compilations".

Punk Rock In My Veins -- Generation X discography.

Saskatchewan News Index -- about Joni Mitchell's album Chalk Mark in a Rainstorm, featuring the song 'Dancing Clown' with Idol.

The Covers Project -- An incomplete list of bands that have covered Idol songs, including the songs they covered, and an incomplete list of Idol covers.

The Unofficial Billy Idol Website -- Download midis.

Triple M -- an interview with Billy Idol in Australia (scroll down, it's the third one), you need Windows Media Player or other.

Related Categories: Tablature, Lyrics, Downloads, Song Themes
 

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Photos/Pictures

IDOL LINKS -- Screen captures from an interview going over Billy's life and career from the TV show Before They Were Rock Stars.

IDOL LINKS -- Screen captures from different music videos.

IDOL LINKS -- I received concert photos from a fan from an '02 show

IDOL LINKS -- A handful of photos that I haven't seen on the Internet from Archive Photos.

Alto Celebs -- Some pictures. This site is slow.

Billy Idol -- A page of pictures, a 2nd page also available.

Billy Idol -- pics from Australia '02. (navigate using menu at the bottom)

BillyIdol.com by Carole Page -- Lots of pictures, including from different tours and shows: '87, Cyberpunk, '99, '99, '00, '00, '01, '01, '02 (scroll around, many links to galleries.) Check out Tours>2002>Pictures for more. Also from Billy's biking, Redwood '99, '99 pics and '01 pics. Also 3 pictures from Generation X, with red hair.

ChartAttack -- One photo from '02.

Clio Area Amphitheater -- Photo, with part of a cross. And check out these great live photos '02.

concertshots.com -- pictures from Atlanta '01.

DailyCeleb.com -- live '02

David Honl Photos -- 7 pictures August 23, '01.

DJ M-O-D -- Picture of Billy in Gen X days.

DMG -- Photos of Billy, live '02.

Elisa Fiorillo -- One Black and White. (on the right, half-way down)

EMI -- 1 huge black & white picture, 2227 x 2781 pixels.

Espuma-de-Mar -- Black & White photo of Idol. (scroll down halfway)

Everybody Loves Steve -- Photos Idol/Stevens from early 80s. (click on the links in the red bar)

GaryCrow.com -- A picture of Crow with Idol.

GreggGerson.com -- Pictures from White Wedding tour, from a newspaper at the time, more pics,

Idolise -- Image Gallery.

Idol & Stevens Rock 'n Roll Forever -- Photos of Idol from Tour 2001, Tour 2002, more 2002, and fan pics. Pictures of Steve Stevens and of Steve M. Briand & Derek.

JJ Goldman -- Picture of a ticket from Charmed Life tour.

JoeTravers.com -- Pictures from Australia '02 with descriptions.

Karma's Wrestling Retro -- Pics of Billy that show his tattoo, as the "tat of the month".

Laguna Tattoo -- Pictures of Idol tattooing his autograph.

LAUNCH -- some photos from the last few years.

Live July 8, 2001 - by Heather Morrogh -- Pictures from a live performance.

London Features International -- Australia photos, scrool all the way down.

Matt's Billy Idol Page -- Page 1 of pictures is mostly the covers of albums/singles, Page 2 has other pictures. Poor quality.

M-One -- Lots of live photos from '02 from Brisbane, Brisbane2, Melbourne, Melbourne2 and Sydney.

MP3.com -- The famous Idol gives the record industry the finger picture.

Musician Photo -- 2 fairly recent-looking photos.

maximumfluoride.com -- a poster from electric factory

:neuromancer by Maverick -- Cyberpunk-related images.

Punk Rock In My Veins -- pictures from Generation X. Also check out this photo of Idol.

Racklight -- two Stevens.

RockMeBillyIdol -- Photos from '01 of Billy and Steve.

Rock 'n Roll Library -- 7 pictures from August 6, '01.

Rocknworld.com -- Pictures from concert on July 21, '02.

Rockvizion Concert Photos -- tons of pictures from Melbourne '87, US '01, New Jersey '01, and Australia '02, you can also order them from the site.

spotlife -- pictures from December 30, '01

SteveStevens.net -- Early pictures of Steve, more pics.

Stuart Henson -- Picture of Billy from Cyberpunk days. (scroll down until you see his name in the left column)

STV Fan Club -- Picture from '87, pretty far from stage.

The Legendary Buffalo Chip -- Pictures from '02. Idol/Stevens from 117 to 156.

unsungheroes -- pictures from Gen X

Walfredo -- Photos from the Bridge Benefit '01, taken from far away. (scroll almost to the bottom)

What A Way To Die -- Two pictures of Billy and Steve from '82.

WireImage -- Pictures from M-One in Sydney '02, only small ones available for free.

Wonders in Aliceland -- 2000 live photos from RockFest. (scroll down to the bottom of Day 3)

Related Categories: Picture Discs
 

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Picture Discs

Idol & Stevens Rock 'n Roll Forever
-- Photos of some discs and other collectables.

Related Categories: Music, Photos
 

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Punk (this is where it all started...)

Punk Rawk Links -- This site offers links for many modern punk bands. Not only is it THE place to check out for anything you're looking for or to get into today's punk scene, it also offers a whole bunch of stuff like wallpapers.

PunkNet '77 -- Lengthy list of the '77 bands, with descriptions and links.

Punk 77 -- Books, bands, interviews and all punk of '77.

Steven Severin's RE:entry -- Official site of Steve, one of the Bromley Contingent & of The Banshees.

3 am -- Interview with Bertie Marshall of the Bromley Contingent, also known as Berlin. Gives a good idea of the Bromley lot.

Related Categories: History



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Reviews - Albums

A Decade In The Life of Billy Idol -- Chart results from '81 to '89, and quotes from people in the music industry about some of the albums.

All-Reviews.com -- VH1-Storytellers CD

Area DVD -- Review of Storytellers DVD in German (please email mzgora@hswitch.com if you have read this, to determine whether this is good or not.)

Artist Direct -- Review of Tonny Iommi's album, featuring 'Into The Night' with Idol.

BillyIdol.com by Carole Page -- Review of the Cyberpunk album by Mark Frauenffelder. Also check out record sales for different albums.

Billy Idol - Learning to Type by Penn Jillette -- Review of Cyberpunk, humorous.

Canoe -- review of the expanded version of Rebel Yell, of VH1- Storytellers

CityPages-- There are two Generation X songs on a 70's punk compilation album titled 'No Thanks'. Read a revie.

Courier Gazette -- Review of Generation X Anthology. (scroll down to third paragraph)

Head Heritage -- review of Billy Idol.

Houston Chronicle -- Short opinion about VH1 Storytellers.

mainSeek -- Reviews of the albums Cyberpunk, Rebel Yell, 11 Of The Best, Whiplash Smile and Idol Songs.

Music Junkies Anonymous -- Review of Joni Mitchell's records, among them Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm, including 'Dancin' Clown' with Idol.

noblepr.co.uk -- Storytellers

Rolling Stone -- Reviews of Billy Idol and Generation X albums.

RoughEdge.com -- review of remastered Billy Idol, remastered Vital Idol .

Slushfactory.com -- VH1-Storytellers.

SteveStevens.net -- Reviews of Flamenco. Also of Situation Dangerous.

Stormbringer Greatest Hits Review by Vinnie Apicella -- a review of the album

Suite 101 -- review of Generation X's first album, and of Gen X in general.

Trouser Press -- Reviews of Idol's albums and Generation X's Generation X, Valley Of The Dolls and Kiss Me Deadly.

Voila -- Review of Greatest Hits, scroll down, it's the third one.

Related Categories: Articles, Cyberpunk, History, Music, Reviews-Concerts
 

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Reviews - Concerts

Canoe -- review of August 1, '02.

CDNOW -- review of April 17, '01.

ChartAttack.com -- review of Toronto August 14, '02

concertshots.com -- review of Atlanta '01

Edmonton Sun -- review of Sept. 6, '01

Everybody Loves Steve
-- many recent reviews. In Japanese.

Furyous.com -- review of August 20, '02. Lacking in quality of writing.

gigposters.com -- posters from differench shows.

Gutteral Vomit -- Concert review of Oct. 13, '02. (scroll down until you see that date)

HyperRust -- reviews of the Bridge Benefit '88

Idolise -- review of M-One.

Jax Prideland -- Billy was the supporting act for Bon Jovi during the 'Keep The Faith Tour' in summer of '93.

KNAC.COM -- review of August 11, '02. some readers' comments available at the bottom

La Plume Noire -- review in French of August 29, '01, also available in English.

LiveMusicIndiana -- review of July 1, '01

New York Post Online -- review of Sept. 12

NOWToronto.com -- review of August 14, '02

Maximum-rock.com -- review of Dec. 27, '02.

Pointed Magazine -- review of August 10, '01

Post-gazette.com -- review of July 2, '01

Projo.Com -- Review of Sept. 4. (you'll have to register for free first, then it'll take you directly to the review)

Rocknworld.com -- review of July 21, '02

Rock Publication -- August 30, '01

Rooster Tales -- about the Who's Quadrophenia: "Billy Idol emerges from the fog in his Mod gear and motor scooter. When Idol as the once impressive Mod leader is sighted later as a subservient bellboy he's chastised in the song of the same name. When Idol leaves with his luggage Roger boots him off stage and Pete tosses his trench coat at him."

RoughEdge.com -- review of December 28, '99

Score! Music Magazine
-- review of August 15, '02

Seattle Times -- review of July 29, '02

Skratch Magazine -- review of August 30, '01

The Austin Chronicle -- review of August 8, '01

The Cincinnati Enquirer -- (August 24, '03)

The Free Lance-Star -- review of Sept. 14

The Pure Rock Shop -- review of August 18, '02

there -- about the Who's Quadrophenia; "Billy Idol preened on the opposite podium as the silver suited mod" is all it says about him.

TheStar.com -- Idol Back From Hell, Going Who Knows Where (Sept. 1, '03)

TheWho.net -- Quadrophenia "reunion" tour: 3 reviews of July 16, '96, one of October 15, '96, October 19, '96, October 22, '96, November 18, '96, and one in German and one in English of December 7, '96.

TheWho.org -- about the Who's Quadrophenia: "former punk rocker Billy Idol (as a delightfully sneering bellboy)"

Toronto Sun -- review of August 14, '02

UnRated Magazine -- review of August 8&9, '02

WashingtonPost.com -- review of Sept. 14

VH1 -- review of April 24, '01

Voila -- review of July 8, '01 and of July 5, '01 (second one down), also two reviews of August 30, '01 (second and third ones down), one of August 6, '01 and June 26, '01 (second one down)

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Song Themes

Coral Castle -- Official site of the Coral Castle, inspiration for the song 'Sweet Sixteen', as said in VH1-Storytellers.

Parascope.com -- Article: Mysteries of Coral Castle, inspiration for the song 'Sweet Sixteen', as said in VH1-Storytellers.

adulecine -- A review, in French, of the movie Les Yeux Sans Visage, inspiration for the song 'Eyes Without A Face', as said in VH1-Storytellers.

Filmsdefrance.com -- A review of the movie Les Yeux Sans Visage, inspiration for the song 'Eyes Without A Face', as said in VH1-Storytellers.

Laze.net -- An essay about the movie Les Yeux Sans Visage, inspiration for the song 'Eyes Without A Face', as said in VH1-Storytellers.

Dan Man vs. Mad Max -- 'The Road Warrior' script, related to Idol song 'Wasteland'. Read online or download. (see connection by reading second paragraph on this disc from the German Billy Idol Homepage)

Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages -- Description of the Rebel Yell alcohol (inspiration for song and album Rebel Yell, as said in VH1-Storytellers).

Movies Rewind -- Information about 'The Road Warrior', related to Idol song 'Wasteland'.

The Webtender -- Ingredients of Rebel Yell (inspiration for song and album Rebel Yell, as said in VH1-Storytellers).

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Steve Stevens

Ark 21 -- His career, just click on 'Biography'.

canEHdian -- A review of Flamenco.A.Go.Go

Classic Rock Revisited -- Steve Stevens Interview ('01)

Gregg Gerson -- The drummer's story of how he ended up working with Stevens, both in the Billy Idol Band and in the Atomic Playboys.

Idol & Stevens Rock 'n Roll Forever -- Pictures from the 2001 tour: page 1, page 2 and a pic with a fan.

Rocknotes -- Stevens Interview (April 8, '01)

SteveStevens.net -- Official site. Biography in note form, Discography, pics and more pics. For more pictures click 'photo page' on the left.

Steve Stevens' Unofficial Website -- Biography in not form, Discography, Messages to fans,

The Pure Rock Shop -- From Flash to Flamenco an Interview with Guitarist Steve Stevens (date unknown, guessed '01)

Twisted Helices -- Steve Stevens interview (June 20, '97) and review of Bozzio Levin Stevens' Black Light Syndrome.

Related Categories: ALL. This section was only created to keep this guitar god from getting lost in the links for his all-consuming partner. Also, a project to create a Steve Stevens links page is being thought about.

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Tablature

BillyIdol.com by Carole Page-- For 'Catch My Fall', 'Hot In The City', 'Rebel Yell', 'Sweet Sixteen' and 'White Wedding'

Matt's Billy Idol Page -- Guitar tabs for 'Dancing With Myself', 'Eyes Without a Face', 'Flesh for Fantasy', 'Mony Mony', 'Rebel Yell', 'Sweet Sixteen' and 'White Wedding'. Bass tabs for 'White Wedding'.

OLGA -- 'Speed' tabs

Related Categories: Lyrics, Music
 

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Tribute Bands

The Billy Idol European Tribute Show -- Homepage of the tribute band Rebel Yell.

Tony Smith -- pictures of the tribute band Rebel Yell.

Vital Idol - Check out this tribute band from Seattle.

Related Categories: Fans

 

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Videos

IDOL LINKS -- Screen Captures of different music videos.

AudioVisualizers -- Short review of the Shock To The System VHS, picture, tracklisting. Includes order information.

BillyIdol.com by Carole Page -- Watch 3 video clips (scroll all the way down, look for links 'interview with Billy', 'performance' and 'video clip'.) Another one also available (scroll a little more than halfway and look for 'To view this video clip click here'.) Also San Francisco '02.

Capitol Records -- Watch music videos with Winamp Media Player.

Here Today... Gone To Hell! -- in September '88, Billy appeared in Sam Kinison's music video 'Wild Thing'.

:neuromancer by Maverick -- A complete videography (music videos) with links to where you can watch them.
:neuromancer by Maverick -- See the Cyberpunk commercial.

www.ikea.de -- Watch Billy's Ikea commercial, you can also download it for a Mac.

Related Categories: Downloads, Films
 

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