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Billy Idol a punk music legend. He shreds on guitar. He’s got that rebel yell. But he probably couldn’t pass the audition to be in a junior high school marching band. Check out this hilarious video Billy Idol posted to Instagram this morning as he tried to look cool learning to play the trumpet.

CLASSIC But I think I was losing my young audience ;) -BFI

3,108 Likes, 143 Comments - Billy Idol (@billyidol) on Instagram: "CLASSIC But I think I was losing my young audience ;) -BFI"

If, like me, this is making you feel old, here’s Billy back in the 80’s looking way cooler in the MTV days…

Ever wonder what Billy’s up to? He’s still rockin’. CBS did a really cool profile on Billy a couple years ago. Wait til you see his childhood pics! His folks weren’t too happy when he wanted to become a rock star. Dad wanted him to sell power tools like he did. His father passed shortly before this interview after fighting cancer. Billy’s refreshingly honest in this interview. He doesn’t sugar coat his life from back then or even now like many musicians try to do to save their image.

Billy Idol: Racy, real and rocking out

Best known for his MTV-friendly hits like "Dancing With Myself," "Rebel Yell" and "White Wedding," rocker Billy Idol's long and varied career has been a wild...

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