Watch Billy Idol Perform His Song “Bitter Taste” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’; New ‘The Roadside’ EP Out Now

Back on Sept. 17, English punk rock icon Billy Idol released The Roadside EP, a set of four gritty new songs produced by Butch Walker that serves as Idol’s first release since 2014’s Kings & Queens of the Underground. The lead single, “Bitter Taste,” is a powerful, reflective track with a killer hook — and… Continue reading Watch Billy Idol Perform His Song “Bitter Taste” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’; New ‘The Roadside’ EP Out Now

Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker

Billy Idol 'Roadside' EP (photo: @DarkHorseRecs on Twitter)

Legendary English rock icon Billy Idol returned recently with “Bitter Taste,” a reflective new song and music video expressing some raw emotions and dark energy — visually referencing Idol’s near-fatal motorcycle accident in 1990. The song was a preview of The Roadside EP, a new collection of songs produced by Butch Walker that serves as… Continue reading Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker

Billy Idol Shares Gritty, Confessional “Bitter Taste” Video, New ‘Roadside EP’ Produced by Butch Walker 9/17 (Pre-Order)

Billy Idol (Photo: Steven Sebring)

On Sept. 17, legendary rocker Billy Idol will return with The Roadside EP, his first release since 2014’s Kings & Queens of the Underground. The new collection was announced officially on Wednesday, and came with the premiere of a song called “Bitter Taste.” Featuring Idol — clad in a leather jacket, of course — walking… Continue reading Billy Idol Shares Gritty, Confessional “Bitter Taste” Video, New ‘Roadside EP’ Produced by Butch Walker 9/17 (Pre-Order)

Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)

Jakob Dylan (Photo: Andrew Slater)

It has to be hard to be the son of a rock and roll legend, no matter what career you choose. And rock history is scattered with the once promising, but ultimately unfulfilling, careers of the sons and daughters of some of the biggest names in the music business. All of that makes the career… Continue reading Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)

8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity

This Friday, Aug. 21, a number of notable music and entertainment acts will take part in A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer, a live stream event benefiting the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and its ongoing efforts to ensure the continued existence of small music venues once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.… Continue reading 8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity

Butch Walker Announces Special 'Cassette Backs' LP for Record Store Day's Black Friday Event on 11/25

Songwriter/producer Butch Walker recently released a fantastic new solo record, Stay Gold. On Friday, November 25, he will release a special LP of demos and 4-track recordings from the sessions for that album as part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday event. An annual happening at music shops around the country, RSD Black Friday is… Continue reading Butch Walker Announces Special 'Cassette Backs' LP for Record Store Day's Black Friday Event on 11/25

Best New Music: Stream Butch Walker's Earnest, Versatile New Album 'Stay Gold'

Singer/songwriter/producer Butch Walker has had a very successful career, and it continued on Friday with his new solo album, Stay Gold. An engaging, heart-on-sleeve collection of songs bursting with catchy lyrics, hooks and with Walker’s knack for solid songwriting on full display, it’s a great follow-up to 2015’s Afraid of Ghosts. https://twitter.com/butchwalker/status/769022695325523968 Walker worked with… Continue reading Best New Music: Stream Butch Walker's Earnest, Versatile New Album 'Stay Gold'

Butch Walker Announces New LP, 'Stay Gold', Premieres 'East Coast Girl' Lyric Video

Accomplished, Grammy-nominated songwriter/singer/producer Butch Walker announced a new album, Stay Gold, for release on August 26. It’ll be his first new album since last year’s Afraid of Ghosts. Walker also took the opportunity release a lyric video for East Coast Girl, a catchy, well-crafted song featuring a lyric video done in the style of a warbled… Continue reading Butch Walker Announces New LP, 'Stay Gold', Premieres 'East Coast Girl' Lyric Video