Billy Idol has introduced a brand new four-song EP titled The Cage. Prematurely of its September twenty third launch, the legendary rocker has unveiled the title monitor together with an accompanying music video.
The Cage will arrive a 12 months after Idol’s 2021 EP, The Roadside, which additionally contained 4 songs. After embarking on a headlining run of dates final 12 months, Idol was set to open for Journey on a North American outing earlier this 12 months however needed to drop off the tour as he underwent sinus surgical procedure. He lately returned to the street, taking part in his first present of the 12 months on August twelfth in Phoenix, Arizona, the place he gave the tune “Cage” and one other of the upcoming EP’s tracks, “Runnin’ From the Ghost,” their stay debuts.
The remainder of Idol’s 2022 itinerary is jam-packed, as he has US dates scheduled via August twenty fifth in Ventura, California, earlier than heading off to South America, Europe, and the UK for reveals in September and October. He’ll then return to the States for a Las Vegas residency happening in mid November. Tickets to his upcoming reveals can be found through Ticketmaster.
Relating to The Cage, Idol acknowledged in a press launch, “The final EP, we have been form of warming as much as this. This EP is much more coming at you. Hundreds extra guitar. And that’s a number of enjoyable. We have been fairly fired up by the truth that we hadn’t performed for a few years, and immediately we have been bursting on stage, and it form of woke us as much as what the following EP could possibly be: That it could possibly be a bit of extra strum und drang, a bit of extra coming at you, a bit of extra rock ‘n’ roll, a bit of extra fuck you! Effectively, a tiny little bit of fuck you, anyhow. The underside line is we had a number of enjoyable doing it.”
Idol’s longtime guitarist Steve Stevens performs on the EP, together with “Cage,” which options poppy verses and a hard-hitting refrain. A Steven Sebring-directed music video for the monitor may be seen beneath.
Along with the brand new EP and tour dates, Idol’s life and profession can also be the topic of an upcoming documentary being directed by Jonas Akerlund (Lords of Chaos).
Try the brand new tune “Cage,” the EP’s paintings and tracklist, and Billy Idol’s tour dates beneath. Decide up tickets to his upcoming reveals right here.
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