Before Billy Idol's "Rebel Yell," his mother would yell "William Michael Albert Broad" to get him to come home. A teacher described him as "idle" and a stage name was born.
The 80s party continues at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga. Tonight, for everyone who realizes Lady Gaga is stealing Madonna's act of 30 years ago, Billy Idol will step in for the first stint of his double shift in the Bay Area. The "White Wedding" hitmaker will play the Mountain Winery tonight at 7:30 p.m. before heading up to the City for a performance at the famed Fillmore tomorrow evening.