* official promo pic
Billy, born in Manchester, England, on 12 May, 1961, started out in punk bands The Nosebleeds (with Stephen Morrissey), Studio Sweethearts (also known as Slaughter And The Dogs), Lonesome No More and Theatre Of Hate, before forming Death Cult with Ian Astbury which turned into The Cult. The Cult broke up in March in 1995, and reunited in 1999, with another small break in 2004.
Studio Sweethearts - I Believe, 7", DJS10915, UK
Lonesome No More - Turned Insane, 7", RAGE3, UK
Billy has played in Coloursøund (with Mike Peters of (The Alarm), Craig Adams (The Mission) and Scott Garrett (ex- drummer of The Cult)), Dead Men Walking (with Mike Peters, Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats) and Kirk Brandon (Spear Of Destiny) and the Cardboard Vampyres with Jerry Cantrell. In 2006 Billy worked on a side project called Circus Diablo with Billy Morrison, Ricky Warwick and former Fuel front man Brett Scallions on bass.
Coloursound - 4 track demo, CDS, 21CS001, UK, ltd edition of 1000
Coloursound - S/T, CD, 21C008, UK, feat. Billy Duffy and Craig Adams (digipack)
Coloursound - S/T, CD, UK, promo
Coloursound - Complete, CD, 21C022/023/024, UK, 3CD, housed together in a black cardboard sleeve
Dead Men Walking - live at Leeds, UK 20/07/2003, CD, RESISTANCE 002, UK
Duffy England 'Pop Art' Signed Guitar Pick Set 2018
These guitar pick sets have been made exclusively for Billy by Dunlop who also manufacture Herco stage picks as well as picks for many leading guitarists. The set features 6 guitar picks in various colours with a pop art style interpretation of the iconic 'Sonic Temple' pose. They come complete in a black metal collectors tin with red lid which Billy has personally signed in black sharpie pen.
Duffy England 'Pop Art' Badge Set
*BD - HERCO FLEX 50 PICKS
These Dunlop Pick Sets were original made for the Billy to sell on The Cult 'Alive in the Hidden City' USA tour and have only been previously available at the live shows. They were made by Dunlop who manufacture Billy's Herco stage picks as well as picks for many leading guitarists.
The set features 3 black and 3 white picks with designs based on Billy's iconic 'Sonic Temple' pose, his Gretsch Black Falcon and a Gretsch inspired Yin & Yang. They come complete in a black metal collectors tin with white lid which Billy has personally signed in black sharpie pen.
Billy Duffy Signed Guitar Pick Set 2013
*taken from 'Pure Cult album'