Billy Idol

Billy Idol is a British post punk/hard rock musician, songwriter, and artist. Born on 30 November 1955 in Stanmore, London, England, UK. He gained fame as a founding member of Generation X in 1976 before embarking on a successful solo career. After the release of his second studio album "Rebel Yell" in 1983, he became an international rock star and moved to the US to further his career.

Idol's music videos were known for their constant playback on MTV during its early days. His unique blend of punk rock and hard rock influences has earned him a dedicated fan base around the world.

Similar artists who share Billy Idol's energetic style include The Cars, The Romantics, Men At Work, Robert Palmer, INXS, Duran Duran, Wang Chung, Cheap Trick, Howard Jones, Pat Benatar,Thompson Twins,Fine Young Cannibals,Loverboy,A Flock Of Seagulls, Simple Minds,Huey Lewis & The News ,The Cult ,The Human League ,The Go-Go's,and Alice Cooper.


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