Billy Idol Shares New Video From Rehearsal To Get Ready For New Tour
Rock musician Billy Idol recently shared two videos from his rehearsals on his official Instagram account, and teased his fans about his highly anticipated upcoming tour.
Achieving fame in the 1970s as the lead singer of the band Generation X, Billy Idol is a known musician who also pursued a successful solo career which contributed to his worldwide recognization. He began his music career in 1976 as the guitarist of the punk rock band Chelsea and then formed Generation X with his ex-bandmate Tony James, releasing three albums and before their disbandment.
Billy Idol then released a self-titled debut solo album in 1982, which was a commercial success that was succeeded by his second double-platinum certified album ‘Rebel Yell’ in 1983. Following those, he released three successful albums titled ‘Whiplash Smile,’ ‘Idol Songs: 11 Of The Best,’ and the concept album ‘Cyberpunk.’
Although after the aforementioned releases he spent most of his time focusing on his personal life, Billy Idol did a comeback with ‘Queens Of The Underground’ in 2014. He also released a triple live album titled ‘BFI Live!’ on November 25, 2016, featuring three songs from ‘Kings & Queens.’ The rocker recently announced that he will embark on a Live 2021 tour this year. The tour will kick off on August 1 at McGrath Amphitheatre in Iowa, and conclude through October 25 and October 30 in Playa Mujeres.
As seen in his recent Instagram posts, Billy Idol is getting ready for his upcoming tour. In the first and second videos from his rehearsals, Billy seems to be enjoying getting back on the stage again and performing with his band which is also very exciting for his devoted fanbase.
He shared the new videos with the captions of:
Billy Idol is also known to have extended his 2021 tour schedule with new dates, including four stops on September 18, 22, 24, and 25 for Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and West Virginia. Billy still continues to tour and make music for his fans, although the iconic rocker is now 65 years old.