Behind the Lens: Lost 80’s 35mm Negatives — Part 3
1987 Billy Idol at L.A. Forum guest Eddie Van Halen
Please keep in mind that I did not have a professional photo pass for these shows. Literally just a kid smuggling in a 35mm Canon A1.
Part III — Billy Idol’s Whiplash Smile Tour
May 08, 1987 — The Forum, Inglewood, CA
Whiplash Smile was the third studio album by Billy Idol. Released in October of 1986 by Chrysalis Records. This was the follow up album to the hugely successful, Rebel Yell.
The Cult was the opening band on the ’87 Idol tour
Guitarist Eddie Van Halen makes a surprise appearance and plays “Mony Mony” with the band.
Twitter — @BillyIdol