Steve Dior

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Steve Dior
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Steve Dior
Background information
Genres Rock, punk rock
Occupations Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals, harmonica
Associated acts Filthy Lucre, The Idols, The London Cowboys, The Black Tongued Bells

Steve Dior is a British musician, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter best known for being in bands such as the The London Cowboys,[1] Filthy Lucre and The Idols.

In 1976, Steve Dior and Barry Jones built the basis of The Idols[2] after previously rehearsing with Chrissie Hynde and Keith Levene and others in a band called The Quickspurts.[3] The Idols evolved into what become The London Cowboys in the early 80’s, where Steve was joined together with the Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and singer Russell King.

In 1993, Steve formed a band called Filthy Lucre, with his friend Phil Lewis who was previously in the American glam metal band L.A. Guns. According to Phil "We recorded a cool record called Popsmear, drank a lot of tequila, and drove around America in a van playing clubs and having a blast".[4]

In 2002, Steve joined The Black Tongued Bells, which also featured bassist Nino Del Pesco. Steve was introduced to the band through Phil Lewis. Both Steve and Nino left in 2003.

In 2013 Steve Dior finished a new album with a brand new lineup of musicians under the name "The Steve Dior Band". The release date is currently unknown.[5]

On 25 September 2013 The Steve Dior Band released the first track from the new album on YouTube, entitled "Hanging Onto The Backside Of Something Good" [6]

Discography[edit]

Over his career, Steve has been featured on many albums and singles.

Studio albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

Films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Cowboys biography". Jungle-records.net. 2008-09-03. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  2. ^ "Band Biographies". 2brilliant.net. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  3. ^ "The Idols - US/UK Punk band". Punk77.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  4. ^ "FILTHY LUCRE: Phil Lewis guitarist / singer of L.A. Guns (+ Girl, Hollywood Roses)". Yperano.com. 2008-02-21. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  5. ^ "The Steve Dior Band". Facebook. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  6. ^ "The Steve Dior Band - Hanging Onto The Backside Of Something Good". YouTube. 2013-09-15. 
  7. ^ "Sex Pistols: Agents of Anarchy". -IMDb.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 

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