Billy Idol To Debut New Band On Summer Tour
March 10, 2010
British singer-songwriter and rock icon BILLY IDOL will debut a new powerhouse band when he hits the road this summer with performances at major music festivals throughout Europe, with North American dates set to follow. In addition to his longtime guitarist Steve Stevens, Stephen McGrath on bass and Derek Sherinian on keyboards, IDOL will be joined on this trek by acclaimed guitarist Billy Morrison and drummer Jeremy Colson. Morrison, one of the founders of Camp Freddy and front man for Circus Diablo, has previously played in The Cult, Stimulator, Doheny and Into a Circle, while Colson is Morrison’s collaborator in Circus Diablo and is known for his work with Steve Vai, with whom he’s worked since 2002.
The 2010 summer tour will kick off with a pair of shows in Russia (Moscow on June 5 and St. Petersburg on June 7), to be followed with a performance at the Malmo Sweden Rock Festival and his second appearance at the Download Festival at Donington Park in his native U.K.
European tour stops include multiple dates in Germany, along with Switzerland, Serbia, Macedonia, Czech Republic, among others.
Look for the U.S. dates to be announced in the coming weeks.
The European tour dates are as follows:
Sat 6/5 Moscow, Russia – SCCH Russia
Mon 6/7 St. Petersburg, Russia – Ice Hall
Wed 6/9 Helsinki, Finland – Ice Hall
Sat 6/11 Malmo, Sweden – Sweden Rock Festival
Sun 6/13 Donington Park, UK – Download Festival
Wed 6/16 Nr Nurenburg, Germany – Arbenburg, Burg
Fri 6/18 Athens, Greece – Karaiski Stadium
Sun 6/20 Skopje, Macedonia – Skopsko Lizgaliste
Mon 6/21 Belgrade, Serbia – Belgrade Arena
Tue 6/22 Zagreb, Croatia – T Music Festival
Thu 6/24 Ljubjiana, Slovenia – Hala Tivoli
Fri 6/25 Vienna, Austria – Danube Island Free Festival
Sun 6/27 Prague, Czech Republic – Sasazu
Tue 6/29 Ravensburg, Germany – Oberschubenhalle
Thu 7/1 Sopron, Hungary – Volt Festival
Sat 7/3 Germany – TBA
Sun 7/4 Bremen, Germany – Freeload Festival
Thu 7/8 Bonn, Germany – Museumplatz
Fri 7/9 Huttweil, Switzerland – Rocksound Festival
Sun 7/11 Weert, Holland – Bospop Festival
Courtesy of www.sleazeroxx.com and billyidol.net