Steve Stevens on leaving Billy Idol and branching out with Atomic Playboys

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, OCT. 6, 1989 By Steve Newton You might have seen the movie Fame--or the TV series that followed it--which traced the exploits of young students at Manhattan's renowned High School of the Performing Arts. With all the dancing in the streets that went on, you'd figure anyone enrolled in the … Continue reading Steve Stevens on leaving Billy Idol and branching out with Atomic Playboys

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Santo & Johnny put the instrumental bug in Friends of Dean Martinez

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, OCT. 5, 1995 By Steve Newton You could foresee that by calling your band the Friends of Frank Sinatra, you’d be leaving yourself open for a spot of legal trouble—or worse—should Ol’ Blue Eyes catch wind of the misleading moniker. But could you forgive an instrumental quintet from Arizona … Continue reading Santo & Johnny put the instrumental bug in Friends of Dean Martinez