Willie Nile returns to Revenge of the 80s Radio with a new album: The Day the Earth Stood Still, filled with observations during the New York City COVID lockdown, other happenings in 2020 and some good old-fashioned arse-kicking rock and roll.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Linda Jo Rizzo joins Chris once again with new music, upcoming (government-pending) live shows and a recap of recent online performances.
This week, we play a special encore presentation of our episode with tracks inspired by literature and great writers. From the classics to contemporary, we play tome-inspired tracks from Kate Bush, The Normal, Plastic Bertrand, The Fall, Hazel O’Connor and other classic alternative artists.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play songs from the first 25 videos ever aired on MTV (mostly in order) and a few others from Day 1 as we look back at the days then the cable channel actually played videos.
Marcella Detroit talks with Chris about her upcoming new album, Gold, on Revenge of the 80s Radio this week.
Music Business Innovator, Founder of I.R.S. Records and former Manager of The Police Miles Copeland III talks with Chris upon the release of his new book: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: My Life in the Music Business.
Steve Kilbey talks about his new album, The Hall of Counterfeits, composed and recorded with his band The Winged Heels.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we play new music from Katrina, The Members, Suzi Quatro, Jon Klages and classics by INXS, The Lounge Lizards, PIL, Stiff Little Fingers and more classic alternative artists
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Clive Farrington returns to Revenge of the 80s Radio with new soon-to-be-released music. We will play one of the new tracks from Clive and Andrew Mann after our conversation, which includes their plans to hit the road as venues open up again.
Taco Ockerse has some new music and made an interesting alliance recently and he’s on Revenge of the 80s Radio this episode to talk about it.
Katrina of Katrina and the Waves is back on with us on this edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio, this time with a new album: Hearts, Loves and Babys. The new creation is reflective and autobiographical in many ways with varied styles among its tracks from the classic Katrina to some power ballads, a bit of Celtic and early jazz.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio features new wave dance tracks and extended remixes from Clan of Xymox, Blancmange, Sisters of Mercy, Book of Love, King, Belouis Some and more classic alternative artists
we pay tribute to one of the most innovative British comedy shows: The Young Ones. We play music from each of the 12 episodes and from other projects by ensemble cast of Rik Mayall (Rick), Ade Edmondson (Vyvyan), Nigel Planer (Neil), Christopher Ryan (Mike) and Alexei Sayle (The Balowski Family and other characters).
Suzi Quatro is back on with us and with a new album, The Devil in Me. The album, produced by her son Richard Tuchey, features Suzi spanning genres from her classic sound, to the blues, moving ballads, some modern rock and a hint of smooth jazz-rock back to a potential Detroit anthem titled “Motor City Riders.”
Clive Parker talks with Chris about his newest musical project, Coneboy. The collaboration with Marshall Star’s album, titled The Shape of Things to Come, is a release from Parker’s Furry Records and features both excerpts as well as concepts from his 2018
Jon Klages talks with Chris about his new album, Fabulous Twilight. The collection is something of a nod and tribute to his grandfather, the legendary musician/bandleader/producer Enoch Light, who was an innovator all-around in the industry.
Helen O’Hara talks with Chris Cordani on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio this week.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, JC Carroll is back on with us as we talk about The Members’ new album — their 7th — Bedsitland.
Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back with us with a new album, European Lovers.
Frank Musker talks about the supergroup World Goes Round, whose 1989 album was never released — until now.
This week, we play new music from The Plimsouls, Midnight Oil, Steve Kilbey and Michele Maso plus classics by INXS, The Humans, Noiseworks, Amazulu and more.
Jonathan Postal joins Chris as classic songs by The Readymades have been newly-released in an album titled Mostly Live.
This week, we salute our furry, feathered and scaly friends as we play classic alternative tracks with animals in the titles. We are fans of animals here on Revenge of the 80s Radio; we recognize them with cuts from The Cramps, The Damned, The Nomads, David Bowie, The Associates and many more.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Jamie James of the Kingbees talks with Chris about the release of a musical project he put together with famed actor Harry Dean Stanton. The band, Harry James With the Cheap Dates, includes James and more Rockabilly Royalty. James also looks back at The Kingbees, his own influences and a project with Dennis Quaid: DQ and the Sharks
Chris talks with David Diamond and Mister Zero of The Kings.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is a New Wave Dance Party with club cuts and extended remixes from Haircut 100, Strawberry Switchblade, Spear of Destiny, Love & Rockets, Blondie, Fancy and a new one from Linda Jo Rizzo
we pay tribute to Carmine Capobianco, the star of several horror/slasher/sci-fi movies including Psychos In Love, Galactic Gigolo and Cemetery High. Carmine passed away on January 9th after a long battle with cancer.
We kick off 2021 on Revenge of the 80s Radio with Michele Maso Tinsley who, with her sister Caron, Kip Brown, Steven Sicular and Jeff Fair, formed The Little Girls.
We play holiday classics and new musical cheer from Josie Cotton, Captain Sensible, The Pogues and Kirtsy MacColl, The Lopez Beatles, Limahl, Doug & the Slugs and more.