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IDOL LINKS News Archive.

October 31

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

October 26: New Idol Knowledge. See above.

October 17

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

October 7: New Idol knowledge, check above!

October 2

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.)

September 29: I know that some of you have had trouble getting this page lately and I apologize for the inconvenience. It should be better now and will be completely fixed in the near future. :-)

September 23

IDOL LINKS -- Screen Shots from some rare footage, including Billy's brief stint at modeling.

September 21

IDOL LINKS -- I received concert photos from a fan, check 'em out in the 'Extra' section on the left.

gomemphis.com -- Idol's bio.

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

September 18

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

September 17: New Idol fact posted, check above!

WashingtonPost.com -- review of Sept. 14

September 14

New York Post Online -- review of Sept. 12

September 5

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

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

September 4: Idol Knowledge is in operation! Check above.

The Cincinnati Enquirer
-- Concert Review: Campy Idol Pokes Fun at Himself (August 24, '03) (Link taken from Generation WWW)

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

August 28

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

August 26

Idolise -- A second Idol knowledge quiz. See with frames.

August 23

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

August 20

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

Harley-Davidson UK -- Article: Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary Celebration[...] (August 11, '03) (link taken from BillyIdol.com)

August 19

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

August 16

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

DiscLive -- Order live CDs from the upcoming shows, plus a photo (same photo enlarged)

August 15 -- IDOL LINKS back in operation! Thank you to those who posted links up in the special guestbook!!! I'll try to get through all the new links as quickly as possible!

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

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


June 20 -- IDOL LINKS will be going on hiatus until August 15th. However, I got a special guestbook that YOU can post links up in and, if I get the chance to, I'll update in it as well.

The site will be up and running again in time for the '03 tour!!!


June 15

Idolise -- A quiz: ten questions and really tough ones. Lots of fun and it'll get your brain working...

June 13

Clio Area Amphitheater -- Live photos '02. (thanks to The Church of the Everlasting Billy Idol for link)

Everybody Loves Steve -- Photos Idol/Stevens from early 80s. (click on the links in the red bar) (thanks to The Church for link)

MelodicRock.com -- recent interview with Stevens (thanks to The Church for link)

Metal Sludge -- 20 Questions with Stevens. (thanks to Idolise for link)

June 8

DailyCeleb.com -- live '02 (thanks to The Church of the Everlasting Billy Idol for link)

Unofficial [...] Little X Website
-- A little info about Idol's Ikea commercial, under the March 31 entry. (Thanks Idolise for link)

June 7

Rolling Stone
-- Article: 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"]

June 4

iamme art -- iamme made another one, called Odin's Arrication, from Heavy Metal!

June 3

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

May 26

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

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

May 24

MT Undertainment -- Information about Generation X CDs and a live photo. (Taken from Generation WWW)

Rotten Tomatoes -- Review of the movie "Inside the Playboy Mansion," which, according to the imdb, Idol has an uncredited role in.

May 22

IDOL LINKS -- New Idol in Book, an excerpt from Rolling Stone '85.

May 17

iamme art -- iamme made three more, so be sure to check 'em out!

May 15

Clio Area Amphitheater -- Photo, with part of a cross.

Elisa Fiorillo -- One black and white photo with Idol. (on the right, half-way down)

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

Mudge Studios -- A funny drawing of Idol.

May 13

IDOL LINKS -- Screen captures of a '95 live at the Hard Rock performance of 'Sealed With A Kiss'.

May 10

DMG -- Photos of Billy, live '02.

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

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

M'Lou -- Photos Idol/Stevens, live '01.

May 9

Generation WWW -- Hear live songs and interviews. (hint: if you wish to save a file, right-click the link and choose 'save target as') (most of you have probably seen this already, I just never put it up)

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

*****

May 6 - I made some new icons (picture ones, as requested by the results of the poll), so check them out on my downloads site (use menu on the left)

*****

May 4

IDOL LINKS -- Screen Captures from two Gen X videos. I put them up in this gallery (try the slideshow!), instead of making the pages on Angelfire, so...
POLL - now inactive

*****

May 2

Idolise -- A fan recounts her intense concert experience.

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

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

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

*****

May 1

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

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.

MyTheme.com -- IAM themes for download. Two for Idol and one for Stevens, a second for Steve here. (taken from official site)

*****

April 25

IDOL LINKS -- A dozen screen captures from the MTV 1990 Awards, plus download the video. I also realized that the link to the 'Adam In Chains' screen captures was wrong, so that has been fixed.

*****

April 24

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

*****

April 23

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

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

*****

May 9

Generation WWW -- Hear live songs and interviews. (hint: if you wish to save a file, right-click the link and choose 'save target as') (most of you have probably seen this already, I just never put it up)

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

*****

May 6 - I made some new icons (picture ones, as requested by the results of the poll), so check them out on my downloads site (use menu on the left)

*****

May 4

IDOL LINKS -- Screen Captures from two Gen X videos. I put them up in this gallery (try the slideshow!), instead of making the pages on Angelfire, so...
POLL - now inactive

*****

May 2

Idolise -- A fan recounts her intense concert experience.

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

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

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

*****

May 1

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

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.

MyTheme.com -- IAM themes for download. Two for Idol and one for Stevens, a second for Steve here. (taken from official site)

*****

April 25

IDOL LINKS -- A dozen screen captures from the MTV 1990 Awards, plus download the video. I also realized that the link to the 'Adam In Chains' screen captures was wrong, so that has been fixed.

*****

April 24

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

*****

April 23

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

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

*****

April 21

IDOL LINKS -- New 'Idol in Books'! The book is "Punk: The Definitive Record of a Revolution" by Stephen Collegrave and Chris Sullivan. Includes some pictures.

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

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

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

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

*****

April 19

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

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

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

*****

April 14

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

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

Other Arena -- This wrestler is an Idol fan, calls himself Lodi (Idol spelled backward) and here's a picture of him trying the sneer. (Found this link on a post by Jeff on official message board.)

*****

April 4

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

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

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

*****

April 1

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."]

*****

March 30

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."]

*****

March 24: Looks like Idol sites are disappearing one by one... I've removed some dead links. Anyone know what's going on? email me-
It's been slow lately. Do remember this site isn't just an updates page, enter it... That said, there are some new links:

iamme art -- fabulous Idol art

London Features International -- Australia photos, scrool all the way down. (Thanks Idolise for link)

NOWToronto.com -- review of August 14, '02 (Thanks Idolise for link)

*****

March 16

Laguna Tattoo -- Pictures of Idol tattooing his autograph. (Link from BillyIdol.com)

VH1 -- concert review of April 24, '01

*****

March 7

IDOL LINKS -- Screen Captures from 'Adam In Chains'.

:neuromancer by Maverick -- See the Cyberpunk commercial. Also more pictures.

*****

March 6

BillyIdol.com -- Press release about Generation X Anthology. Also 3 pictures (with red hair!).

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)

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

Ygartua -- Painting of Billy on Harley, #10. (Link from Official Site)

*****

March 4

Falls Church Services Official Site -- Joke article. Hidalgo Nabs Cyber Criminal. (date? you gotta be kidding me...)

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

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

*****

March 3

IDOL LINKS -- Screen Captures from the Who's Tommy with Idol.

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

*****

March 2

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

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

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

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

Punk Rawk Links -- This site is a database of links to modern punk sites, your door to today's punk scene. Plus, get some really cool wallpapers and other things.

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

*****

March 1

IDOL LINKS -- Screen Captures of Sam Kinison's 'Wild Thing' (only scenes with Idol).

 

*****

Feb. 27

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

JoeTravers.com -- Pictures from Australia '02 with descriptions. Also short article at the bottom about power failure. (Thanks Idolise for link)

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")

LiveMusicIndiana -- concert review of July 1, '01, also small pictures. (Thanks Idolise for link)

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."

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

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

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

WireImage -- Pictures from M-One in Sydney '02, only small ones available for free. (Thanks Idolise for link)

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

*****

Feb. 26

Daljeets -- Check out (and buy) the boots Billy wears. (Thanks Idolise for link)

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

Idolise -- Image Gallery.

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

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

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."

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

*****

Feb. 24

IDOL LINKS -- Screen Captures of the 'L.A.Woman' video.

*****

Feb. 23

IDOL LINKS -- Screen Captures of the 'Dancing With Myself' video.

*****

Feb. 22

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

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

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

musictoday.com -- Article: Still Rocking the Cradle: Billy Idol Resurfaces. (March 14, '01)

*****

Feb. 17

IDOL LINKS -- Over four hundred screen captures from the TV show Before They Were Rock Stars are now available.

*****

Feb. 10

IDOL LINKS -- I typed up all the Billy Idol parts of the TV show Before They Were Rock Stars. Screen Captures coming soon.

*****

Feb. 8

Maximum-rock.com -- Concert review of Dec. 27, '02. (yes, I stole this link from billyidol.com ) 

:neuromancer by Maverick -- Cyberpunk-related images. 

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

UPI -- Article: 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 -- Article: 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 -- Article: Generation X Compilation Comming (Jan.30, '03)

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

washingtonpost.com -- Article: 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."]

UPI -- Article: 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."] 

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

*****

Feb. 3

Idolise -- review of M-One. Also a transcript of an '87 interview shown on Australia's Rage.

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.

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

*****

Feb. 1

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

Rough Guides -- Billy Idol, Generation X and Chelsea histories. Although not the most detailed, definitely 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.

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

ROCKhell -- In Russian, a history of Idol.

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

*****

Jan. 31: This index/updates page's first day online. Yay!

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.

VITALIDOL.de -- Send e-cards.See site with frames




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