Generation X Newswire

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  1. 20 things you will see at a Billy Idol showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Austin American Statesman

    ... legacy act's new material. A "Doctor Who" TARDIS joke from Idol when he introduces "Ready, Steady, Go" from Generation X, and a noticeable energy boost as the bleach-blond punk seemed gleeful to play the old stuff. A really awkward introduction to ...


  2. Sweaty, shirtless, sneering Billy Idol revived the '80s at the House of BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 |

    ... with his teeth. "Dancing With Myself," which Idol originally wrote and recorded with the British punk band Generation X, only to revive it as his first solo hit, wasn't quite the giddy, seat-of-the-pants thrill ride it was back in the day. Turns ...


  3. Concert review: Billy Idol at Ruth Eckerd HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... who can still pack a house full of rabid fans. As lead singer and co-songwriter of the pop-punk powerhouse Generation X, Billy Idol achieved instant fame and recognition for his spiky blond hair, his onstage charisma and his photogenic poses. ...


  4. Billy IdolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 20 | Miami New Times

    Before Billy went global with his MTV-endorsed glam punk of the mid-'80s, he was the photogenic face of London punk group Generation X - better-looking than Johnny Rotten or Joe Strummer, even if the music wasn't as good. Many fans of the band recoiled when Idol mania swept America, feeling that the sneer of old now seemed choreographed and empty, suiting the style-over-substance gloss that epitomized the decade.


  5. Billy Idol brings tour to Ruth Eckerd HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... Contingent and a fan of the Sex Pistols, Idol was inspired to front the groundbreaking British punk band Generation X from 1976 until the band's split in 1981. Following the breakup of Generation X, Idol was even more determined to find success in ...


  6. 8 Awesomely Unique Covers Of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" 8...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | VH1

    ... popularity of alternative rock. Nirvana soon found themselves at the forefront of the movement, with many Generation X-ers finding an antihero in their singer and guiding spirit, Kurt Cobain . The band releasing their debut album Bleach in 1989, but ...


  7. Billy Idol brings world tour to Ruth Eckerd HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... self-written account of Idol's journey to fame, from his early days as front man of the pioneering UK punk band Generation X to a long and often decadent life lived loving sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and motorcycles. About Billy Idol From punk pioneer ...


  8. Today's EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... the last decade. New Earache LP Electric Blood ably demonstrates how Dwight Twilley jamming with Thin Lizzy on Generation X obscurities might sound. A live album doesn't document; it ensnares the nerves, alcohol, energy, and uncertainty of a concert ...


  9. SUEDE Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the bands that strikes a similar nostalgic chord among throngs of music lovers from the Baby Boomers' successor Generation X is Suede. Founded in the early 1990s, Suede, led by singer Brett Anderson and guitarist Brendan Butler, jumpstarted the ...


  10. Millennials struggle with home ownership rates, but Gen X hit hardestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... over the past six years. Jack Thompson , president of Albuquerque-based Legacy Mortgage, said this age group, Generation X, has been squeezed by millennials who are smart and agile in the workforce and by Baby Boomers, who have stayed in the ...


  11. Training the millennial generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | San Diego Source

    Baby boomers are retiring from the workforce at a record pace. There are not enough seasoned employees to replace them from the succeeding age group - Generation X, born between 1965 and 1980.


  12. An old NME is vanquishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Economist

    ... revolution that was enthralling the nation's listless youth. Bands such as Sex Pistols, X-Ray Specs and Generation X were regular cover stars, eulogised by writers such as Julie Burchill and Tony Parsons, whose nihilistic tone narrated the punk ...


  13. All about: Reading, Writing, Revolution: The Tendency of The Rate of Profit To Fall - Thee FactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | This is Wiltshire

    ... to over-turn the tables and prove you wrong. Just in the nick of time, if you ask me. And if you are one of Generation X-Box who gets turned off by the thought of politics, Thee Faction provides an enjoyable way in. By leading with a joyous R'n'B, ...


  14. Music all summer long: Catch concerts around the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | York Dispatch

    ... Nelly, Sugar Ray, Salt-n-Pepa and Vanilla Ice will be performing some of pop music's greatest hits from the Generation X era. Show of the Summer featuring Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony, Jack & Jack, R5, Sabrina Carpenter and Jacob Whitesides, June 28, ...


  15. Music Review: Billy Idol, O2 Academy, GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... of Can't Break Me Down and Cradle of Love. Those flaws reoccurred from time to time in a lengthy set, while Generation X's Ready Steady Go sufficed as evidence that they were never one of the great punk groups. Idol always worked better as ...


  16. Millennials get political news on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 |

    ... mirrors the results for online millennials from where they get the information on politics. The third group, Generation X or known as Gen Xers, is a contrast to the previous groups. How do they differ? For Gen Xers 51 percent consume political and ...


  17. Reasons to rebel against Virgin's Sex Pistols branded credit cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | MarketWatch

    ... owned a credit card, according to a new study by, compared with 13% of 30- to 49-year-olds (Generation X) and 50- to 64-year-olds (baby boomers). In fact, those aged 65 and over have the second-highest rate (15%) of never having ...


  18. 'Do you like good music? Do you like to dance?' Fans answer Billy Idol in MorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | Morristown Green

    ... overall high-energy band performance. The set list catalogued Idol's full career, spanning from his raw, gritty Generation X days, music covers, solo hits, all through to his latest finely-tuned album. And yes, Flesh for Fantasy lyrics of "Do you ...


  19. The Psychedelic Furs Unleash a Wave of Nostalgia at Culture RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... high on British and American charts. They were the sound of a generation caught between the Baby Boomers and Generation X. Three decades later, all of The Breakfast Club kids may be grown up, but judging from the crowd's response at a sold out ...


  20. PhotosThe Jam, Bauhaus, Ian Dury And More - " The End Of Generation XRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | NME

    Photographer Andy Rosen captured London's early punk scene during the 70s and early 80s. Now, Proud Camden is presenting an exhibition of some of his previously unseen work, 'The End of Generation X', from June 11 - 19 2015.