Steve Stevens

Steve Stevens

born on 5/5/1959 in Brooklyn, NY, United States

Steve Stevens

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Steve Stevens (born Steven Bruce Schneider; May 5, 1959) is an American guitarist and songwriter. Often referred to as "the fingers of rock", he is best known for being Billy Idol's guitarist, the lead guitar work on "Top Gun Anthem", and for playing for other artists (most notably Michael Jackson, and Vince Neil)[1] and also for his solo efforts (Atomic Playboys and Flamenco a Go-Go), collaborations (Bozzio Levin Stevens, a.k.a. Black Light Syndrome), and as an in-demand session guitarist. Between 2012 and 2016, he appeared with Kings of Chaos. He is also a television personality on the E! show Married to Rock, alongside his wife, Josie Stevens. He is also known for his diverse collaborations. One notable example is his Spanish guitar stylings for the trance group Juno Reactor in the song Pistolero.


Solo albums

  • The Guitar World According To Steve Stevens (1986 cassette from the music magazine Guitar World)
  • Atomic Playboys (1989)
  • Akai Guitar Sample Collection (1994)
  • Flamenco a Go-Go (1999)
  • Memory Crash on Magna Carta Records (2008)

Movie soundtracks

  • "Top Gun Anthem", Top Gun (1986)
  • "Speed", Speed (1994)

Albums with Billy Idol

  • Billy Idol (1982)
  • Rebel Yell (1983)
  • Whiplash Smile (1986)
  • Vital Idol (1987)
  • Idol Songs: 11 of the Best (1988)
  • Greatest Hits (2001)
  • VH1 Storytellers (2002)
  • Devil's Playground (2005)
  • The Very Best of Billy Idol: Idolize Yourself (2008)
  • Kings & Queens of the Underground (2014)

Albums with Michael Jackson

  • Bad (1987)
  • Bad 25 (2012)

Albums with Robert Palmer

  • Don't Explain (1990)

Albums with Jerusalem Slim

  • Jerusalem Slim (1992) - only released in Europe and Japan

Albums with Vince Neil

  • Exposed (1993)

Albums as a member of Bozzio Levin Stevens

  • Black Light Syndrome (1997)
  • Situation Dangerous (2000)

Albums with Gregg Bissonette

  • Submarine (Stevens played on "Train to Willoughby") (2000)

Albums with Sebastian Bach

  • Give 'Em Hell (2014)

Other performances

  • The Fallout | Neodymium Project (2012)
  • I Will Always Be Yours | Ben Rector (2018)


  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Biography: Steve Stevens". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 

External links

  • Ram 1997 (text)
  • From Rockaway to L.A. 2014 (text)
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