Generation X Newswire

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  1. Billy Idol is heading to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Get ready to dance with yourself because snarly rocker Billy Idol is performing at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on May 27. The former frontman for the punk band Generation X took a more mainstream solo music route in the '80s with hits such as "White Wedding," "Rebel Yell," "Eyes Without a Face" and "Dancing with Myself."

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  2. Billy Idol is heading to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Get ready to dance with yourself because snarly rocker Billy Idol is performing at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on May 27. The former frontman for the punk band Generation X took a more mainstream solo music route in the '80s with hits such as "White Wedding," "Rebel Yell," "Eyes Without a Face" and "Dancing with Myself."

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  3. MGT premiere video for new track Every Little DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Metal Hammer

    ... punky vibe, also adding some lead guitars and a Steve Jones inspired solo - a nod to my heroes the Pistols and Generation X - and then asked the mighty Paul Ferguson of Killing Joke to add his powerhouse beats. "It's one of my favourite tracks on ...

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  4. Cleveland Cinematheque to screen rare doc about Sex Pistols 1978 tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Plain Dealer

    ... bands and figures in the punk scene such as Stiv Bators of the Dead Boy, Sham 69, X-Ray Specs, the Clash and Generation X. Egads, you also get an interview with Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. Long out of print, the 90-minute document ...

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  5. punk rock doc 'D.O.A. - A Rite of Passage' & 'Sid & Nancy' showing at NitehawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Brooklynvegan

    ... and Nancy Spungen . It's interspersed with footage of other punk acts of the era, including The Dead Boys, Generation X, The Rich Kids, the X-Ray Spex, Sham 69 , and more. Two days shy of the 40th anniversary of the Sex Pistols' Winterland show, ...

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  6. A Sex Pistols Concert Film Languished for Four Decades. Here's Why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | The New York Times

    ... of Passage." He then flew to England, interviewed the bassist Sid Vicious and filmed more punk bands, including Generation X and Sham 69. But Sid Vicious and the movie's financier both died before its completion, and by the time the film's ...

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  7. Billy Idol: 5 Things To Know About The '80s Icon Performing On 'The Voice' FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | HollywoodLife

    ... joined the punk rock band Chelsea in 1976 as a guitarist. He and bandmate Tony James left the group and created Generation X . Billy, whose real name is William Michael Albert Broad, became the lead singer of the band. Generation X launched Billy's ...

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  8. Billy Idol Returns to UK & Europe for Live! 2018 Summer TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... account of Billy 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. Kings & Queens of the Underground was ...

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  9. Billy Idol Announces UK and European TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... account of Billy 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. Kings & Queens of the Underground was ...

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  10. Idol Worship: UMe Honors Billy Idol's '80s Rock and Punk Legacy With Vinyl Reissue BonanzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... With a career that stretched back to the original British punk scene as the front-man of scene trailblazers Generation X, the swaggering, charismatic Idol relocated to New York City at the dawn of the '80s and reinvented himself as one of the era's ...

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  11. MorrisseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | LA Weekly

    Apparently united only by Britishness and mid-1980s career explosions - Morrissey as singer for indie untouchables The Smiths; punky ex-Generation X frontman Idol as a solo artist - this incongruous bill pairs special guest Idol's swaggering "Rebel Yell" with the headliner's signature misfit mope. Judging by single "Spent the Day in Bed" and recent live teasers, Morrissey's imminent Low in High School album, while acknowledging his lifelong love of distinctly unhip '60s female crooners such as Cilla Black and Lulu, incorporates throwback synths, some glam-rock strut and even grungy guitars.

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  12. Idol Worship: UMe Honors Billy Idol's '80s Rock and Punk Legacy With Vinyl Reissue BonanzaRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | KTMF

    ... With a career that stretched back to the original British punk scene as the front-man of scene trailblazers Generation X, the swaggering, charismatic Idol relocated to , the multi-platinum smash Rebel Yell built on the foundation created by its ...

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  13. Billy Idol releases vinyl versions of first two albums, expanded two-LP edition of 2008 compRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    ... Idolize Yourself: The Very Best of Billy Idol . Released in July 1982 following the singer's exit from Generation X , Billy Idol featured "White Wedding" and "Hot in the City," both of which broke into the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. The album ...

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  14. Obituary - Iain Shedden, music writer and professional drummer. An appreciationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... to Polydor, the band moved to London, made an album and toured both on their own and with bands like The Jam, Generation X and The Saints. The Jolt split up in 1979, and Shedden joined another London band, the Small Hours, which featured the Saints' ...

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  15. Music writer and Saints drummer Iain Shedden dies aged 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | The Age

    ... with Polydor Records. In the snotty grotty world of punk they opened for various big names including The Jam, Generation X and The Motors as well as an unknown Brisbane band doing the rounds of the London punk scene, The Saints. When The Jolt split ...

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  16. Retro? That's the hot new thing.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... that maybe kind-of sort-of suggest a revival of the classic GameBoy . What's going on here? Could it be that Generation X is toeing the chilly waters of its midlife crisis? Or is it - wait, actually, no, we just nailed it right there. That's exactly ...

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  17. Return of the '80s! Synth-Pop Bands Stage a Middle-Aged ComebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The New York Times

    And all your favorite synth pop bands from the 1980s, including Depeche Mode and New Order, have new albums. As Generation X moves into wistful middle age, the new-wave hit makers of the MTV V.J. era are back and touring.

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  18. Fanatics! Avoid the New Bowie Box Set, A New Career in a New Town 1977-1982Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | LA Weekly

    ... - Psycho Freakout / Come party with Me 1999 12. Babs Gonzales - Prelude To A Nightmare / Weird Lullaby 13. Generation X - Night Of The Cadillacs / Valley of the Dolls 14. The UK Subs - Ice Age / single 15. Joy Division - No Love Lost / Substance 16. ...

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  19. Before Green Daya s Rose Bowl debut, here are the banda s 25 greatest songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    ... whining?/It's been three whole weeks/Since I left your home” is a rallying cry that has been heeded by Generation X, Millennials and that lost generation between them both. 2. “Basket Case” - “Dookie” (1994): The ...

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  20. Breaking Down the 50+ MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    Within this massive group of potential clients, there are distinct and growing sub-markets with vastly different needs and preferences. In these next few years, Generation X will be joining the boomers and matures, making serving the 50+ market even more of a challenging puzzle for real estate professionals to solve.

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