Unplugged & Totally Uncut

Classic Rock Report Feb 24

February 24, 20161 min
One thing Billy Idol doesn't miss about the 1980s is the paparazzi. He tells us he prefers current social media for getting his story out to his fans over the way it was back in the day. Billy Idol on why he prefers social to traditional media. There was a bit of a wall for years and it’s broken that. And it’s fun, really, because in the old days you really had to rely on newspapers and fair reporting and those two things exactly go together. It’s fun that you can go straight to the people and chat to them and have a way of interacting that still doesn’t infringe on your privacy.” Idol performed at Saturday's iHeart '80s concert in L.A. His social media tells us that he has a pair of six-date residencies at House of Blues in Las Vegas between March 16th and 26th, and between May 4th and 14th. .@BillyIdol tells us he prefers today's social media to having to 'rely on newspapers and fair reporting.' - Tweet

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