Jeremy Colson joins Billy Idol band

Drummer joins up with Brit icon

Jeremy Colson is hitting the road in June as part of Billy Idol’s band.

The drummer, who has worked with the likes of Steve Vai and Michael Schenker, will team up with the Brit icon for a European tour this summer, with US dates set to follow.

Colson will be behind the kit for Idol’s appearance at Download on 13 June.

The full European tour dates are listed below.

5 June: Moscow, Russia

7 June: St Petersburg, Russia

9 June: Helsinki, Finland

11 June: Malmo, Sweden

13 June: Donington, UK

16 June: Arbenburg, Germany

18 June: Athens, Greece

20 June: Skopje, Macedonia

21 June: Belgrade, Serbia

22 June: Zagreb, Croatia

24 June: Ljubjiana, Slovenia

25 June: Vienna, Austria

27 June: Prague, Czech Republic

29 June: Ravensburg, Germany

1 July: Sopron, Hungary

4 July: Bremen, Germany

8 July: Bonn, Germany

9 July: Huttweil, Switzerland

11 July: Weert, Holland

Colson will join Steve Stevens, Stephen McGrath, Derek Sherinian and Billy Morrison as part of Idol’s band.