Steve Stevens is one of the most original guitarists to emerge from the 80’s rock scene, best known for his 30 year partnership with Billy Idol, his work on Michael Jackson’s “Dirty Diana”, his Grammy Award winning performance on “Top Gun Anthem” & his work with Vince Neil on “Exposed”.
Stevens catalog of hit songs that he co-wrote & performed alongside Idol include “Rebel Yell”, “Eyes Without A Face” & “Flesh for Fantasy”. They sound as fresh & relevant today as the day they were released, as evidenced by being recently covered by artists as varied as Miley Cyrus, Green Day, Queens of the Stone Age, Him, Black Veil Brides, Children of Bodom, Dope, Daughtry, Sum 41, Blink 182, Drowning Pool, Murderdolls, Deathstars, The Donnas & more.
In addition to currently working on a new record together, Idol & Stevens continue to tour to sold out crowds all over the world.
Stevens has also lent his unmistakable sound & style to many hit records, including Pink “Try This”, Diana Ross “Eaten Alive”, Joni Mitchell “Chalk mark in a Rainstorm”, Robert Palmer “Dont Explain”, The Thompson Twins “Here’s to Future Days”, Ric Ocasek “This Side of Paradise”, Peter Criss “Let Me Rock You”, Juno Reactor “Shango”/”Hokata”/”Pistolero”, Kyosuke Himuro “Beat Haze Odyssey”, Steve Lukather “Lukather” and on his solo outings with Steve Stevens Atomic Playboys “Atomic Playboys”, Jerusalem Slim “Jerusalem Slim”, Bozzio Levin Stevens “Black Light Syndrome” & “Situation Dangerous” and the critically acclaimed solo releases “Flamenco A Go Go” & “Memory Crash”.
Stevens has performed on numerous movie soundtracks in addition to “Top Gun”, including “Matrix Reloaded”, “Once Upon A Time In Mexico”, “Speed”, “Big”, “Dogtown”, “Coyote Ugly”, “Look Who’s Talking Too”, “The Upside of Anger”, “Ace Ventura; Pet Detective”, “The Wedding Singer” and “Heavy Metal”.
Stevens also tours with several popular all-star bands including Royal Machines & Kings of Chaos.
In 2010 Stevens welcomed reality TV cameras into his home & appeared alongside his wife, Josie, on the international hit E! channel show, “Married to Rock”, which allowed viewers a look behind the curtains into his life, both on & off tour.
2013 saw Stevens writing & recording with Sebastian Bach, touring internationally with Billy Idol & Kings of Chaos, as well as the release of a signature amplifier with Tone Merchants & signature guitar with Knaggs. In 2014, Stevens released “Kings & Queens of the Underground” with Billy Idol, followed by a 2 year extensive world tour.
In 2016 & 2017, Stevens has been doing a popular Las Vegas residency with Billy Idol, writing music for a variety of musicians, including songs for Ozzy Osbourne’s next album, and enjoyed a successful tour of Europe playing his greatest hits with his solo band.
Ben Woods is a true master Flamenco guitarist and innovator. A protagonist of authentic Spanish Flamenco guitar, yet best known for his unique Flamenco-Metal style and arrangements, Ben plays music and guitar festivals, clinics and concerts around the world. “Killing it! Muy Caliente!” says -Guitar Player Magazine. ”Impressive!” says -Acoustic Guitar Magazine. “Flying fingers and some mad virtuosic Flamenco-Metal chops.” says -Guitar World Magazine. “Flametal Master, Groundbreaking stylist” says -Classical Guitar Magazine. With a strong online presence (over 3 million youtube views) Ben’s unique playing is a draw and highlight to any event.
Mike Bennett is an internationally recognized drummer, percussionist, programmer, producer, composer and educator working with many of today’s top stars as well as legends in the music industry.
His tremendous musicality and high energy performances has led DRUM! Magazine to call him, “a full fledged chameleon, showing restraint or blasting chops when called for, with a clean sound, metronomic feel and a distinctly melodic soloing style.” Modern Drummer Magazine agrees saying that Bennett is, “on the fast track… a versatile drummer who has built a reputation as one of L.A.’s finest.”
Able to easily cross many contemporary and world genres, Bennett has performed and/or recorded with artists such as Hilary Duff, Richie Kotzen, Benise, Andra Day, Mary Mary, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Sabrina Carpenter, Common, Slash, Stevie Wonder, Marie Digby, Jamie Foxx, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band and many others all over the globe. He has also made television appearances on programs such as The Tonight Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Good Morning America, The Today show and many more.
Off stage, Bennett is an in-demand producer, programmer and television/film composer for networks including NBC, ABC, FX, HISTORY, DISCOVERY, MTV, VH1, HGTV, DISNEY CHANNEL, A&E, BRAVO, Lifetime, ABC Family and many others.