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Billy Idol announces Twitch livestream ahead of expanded reissue of his debut LP

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Billy Idol is taking part in a special Twitch livestream in celebration of the release an expanded version of his 1982 self-titled debut album, set to drop on Friday, July 28.

Billy Idol (Expanded Edition) will feature a previously unreleased 12-minute Clubland Extended Remix of his classic tune “White Wedding.” Additionally, the two-CD set will feature a separate album with a previously unreleased concert, recorded August 12, 1982, at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California. It features performances of such tracks as “Hot in the City,” “Mony Mony,” “White Wedding” and more. Billy Idol Expanded Edition is available for preorder – here.

The Twitch livestream event will take place Wednesday, July 26, at 6 p.m. ET in Los Angeles, and will feature Idol’s longtime guitarist Steve Stevens as well as a special acoustic performance and a Q&A session, where Idol is expected to discuss the history of his debut album. Fans will be able to tune into the livestream via 3point5, Universal Music Group’s Twitch Channel.

Idol also recently announced on social media that Billy Idol: State Line, a film of his April Hoover Dam concert, will be released in theaters this fall. The concert features appearances from several special guests including The Dead Weather’s Alison Mosshart, Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones and No Doubt’s Tony Kanal.

Idol will also kick-off his North American tour on August 27 in Vancouver, Canada. Ticket information can be found at billyidol.net.

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