Billy Idol announces new album & autobiography
Hot in the city today, and this news just in. After almost 10 years, Billy Idol is back with a new album. The press release reads:
Rock icon BILLY IDOL announced today that he will release his first new album in almost a decade, this October. The album will come out on IDOL’s own BFI Records, via Kobalt Label Services. Produced by Trevor Horn, the new album will arrive close to the release of IDOL’s highly anticipated self-written autobiography, Dancing With Myself, which as previously announced will be released in the U.S. via Touchstone, an imprint of Simon and Schuster Inc., on October 7.
IDOL recently launched his book campaign with a notable appearance at New York’s Book Expo America and is now on the road in Europe with his band, which includes longtime collaborator and lead guitarist Steve Stevens. The current leg of Idol’s tour continues until July 4 in Luxembourg.
Initial music from the new album will be released in late summer; IDOL’s world tour will continue into 2015.
Flesh! Currently announced tour dates are listed below…
Billy Idol — 2014 Tour Dates
Jun 17 Berlin, DE Zitadelle
Jun 18 Hamburg, DE Stadtpark
Jun 20 Bratislava, SK Aegon Arena
Jun 21 Prague, CZ Lucerna Theatre
Jun 24 Ljubljana, SI Hala Tivoli
Jun 25 Belgrade, RS Kalemegdan
Jun 27 Skopje, Macedonia Skopje Burning
Jun 29 Bucharest, RO Arenele Romane
Jun 30 Cluj Napoca, RO Cluj Arena
Jul 02 Vienna, AT Open Air Vienna
Jul 03 Dresden, DE Junge Garde
Jul 04 Luxembourg, LU Rockhal