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Billy Idol

Biography

Billy Idol

Born William Michael Albert Broad, Billy Idol is a multiplatinum recording artist and two-time Grammy nominee. Known for successfully merging his signature punk attitude with an appealing blend of pop hooks, dance beats, and gritty metallic crunch, Idol created some of rock’s most indelible anthems, including “Rebel Yell,” “White Wedding” and “Cradle of Love.” Idol’s latest release, his first studio album in nearly a decade, is titled Kings & Queens of the Underground. He lives in Los Angeles.

Billy Idol

Books by Billy Idol

by Billy Idol - Autobiography, Memoir, Music, Nonfiction, Popular Culture

In his New York Times bestselling autobiography, DANCING WITH MYSELF, Billy Idol delivers an electric account of his journey to fame --- from his early days as front man of the pioneering UK punk band Generation X to the decadent life atop the dance-rock kingdom he ruled --- delivered with the same in-your-face attitude and fire his fans have embraced for decades. Beyond adding his uniquely qualified perspective to the story of the evolution of rock, Idol is a brash, lively chronicler of his own career.