This week’s show features music from artists of the 80s out of New York City. We play tracks from Kid Creole & The Coconuts, The Dictators, Ron Rogers, Bush Tetras, The Toasters, Blondie and more.
This week, Nick Welsh, aka King Hammond joins us once again. We talk about his new book, The Life and Times of a Ska Man.
We also play tracks from Trio, X, The Fleshtones, Thomas Dolby, Trans-X, Men Without Hats and more.
This week, Clive Farrington joins us once again. His new book, The Further Confessions of a One-Hit Wonder, is finished and will be out soon. We also talk about some of the new music Farrington has recorded this year and some future concert dates.
Dweezil Zappa talks with Chris Cordani on Revenge of the 80s Radio
This week is dedicated to songs with the artists names in the titles, featuring music from Immaculate Fools, Dog Police,Dominatrix, Falco, Madness, Tear Garden, Book of Love and more
Steven Jones and Logan Sky are back on and with a new EP. The album features the final song written by Steve Strange, “Corrupt State,” before his untimely passing.
Herwig Rudisser is our guest on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio – Hear it now
Cindy Wilson will talk with host Chris Cordani about her upcoming new album, “Change,” on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Wilson, a long-time member of the B-52s, offers fans and music lovers a new side of her with a band of talented musicians who created what they call a “Turbo Chill” sound. Wilson displays a different side of her musical talents through “Change” and her recent EPs. The first single, “Mystic,” is already released with the full album being made available on November 17th, 2017.
Dance music historian James Arena talks about his new book, Europe’s Stars of 80s Dance Pop, featuring interviews with 32 people who made the sub-genre a world-wide sensation. The book is out now and available on Amazon.
Bill Mumy, actor and musician, talks with Chris Cordani on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio about his new solo album, “Velour” and the first creation from his new collaboration with Vicki Peterson (The Bangles) and John Cowsill: Action Skulls
Punk Globe Magazine releases its 40th Anniversary special issue on August 1, 2017. Ginger Coyote, Founder and Editor of Punk Globe talks about the publication’s history and celebrating 40 years of the magazine with host Chris Cordani.
Electro-New Wave/Hip-Hop Dance Producer Extraordinaire Man Parrish will talk with host Chris Cordani about his upcoming new album, STAR, this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio
Steven Jones is back with us on Revenge of the 80s Radio. He and Logan Sky are releasing a new EP and we will world premiere a new track from them: “Siberian Eyes.”
We once again catch up with Linda Jo Rizzo, who had just come back to Germany from concerts in Australia, the US and Poland. Her new album, Day of the Light: 80s Reloaded, will soon be out in vinyl. We also find out where Linda will be performing this summer and what goes into preparing for and singing at the many huge outdoor festivals in Germany.
Martin Brett is on with us this week as I, Ludicrous is about to release its newest album, Songs from the Side of Lorries. We also discuss beards and highlight the upcoming one-off Voice of the Beehive reunion performance in London on October 7.
Russ Tolman, formerly of True West, is with us this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio upon the release of his new career retrospective album, Compass and Map.
Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins are on the road playing new versions of their Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love & Rickets classics as their newest project, Poptone
Tracey and Missy Belland talk about the special Voice of the Beehive reunion show on October 7th in London and we play a musical tribute to Kevin Stanton of Mi-Sex, who passed away on May 17.
Rest In Peace, Kevin Stanton of Mi-Sex
Big Jim Paterson, formerly of Dexy’s, joins us on Revenge of the 80s Radio to give us an update on his JP Collective. With the internationally-renowned trombonist is Collective contributor Keith Gale. The gentlemen discuss some of the music and lyrics coming out of the JPC,
Dave Luther talks about Dave & the Dynamos and his entire music career (including over 40 years with Hogsnort Rupert) with host Chris Cordani on Revenge of the 80s Radio.
Linda Jo Rizzo joins us once again on Revenge of the 80s Radio. She talks with Chris about her newest album, Day of the Light: 80s Reloaded. The new creation features 80s-infused re-makes of some of Linda’s recent hits, covers of 80s tracks (including a duet with Tom Hooker) and a Flirts classics medley.
Martin Atkins, former drummer for Public Image Limited, Killing Joke, Ministry, Brian Brain, Pig Face and Murder, Inc., talks with host Chris Cordani about his new book: Welcome to the Music Business – You’re F**ked!.
Lopez Beatles’ lead singer Bruce Rhodewalt talks with host Chris Cordani on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio about the band, its formation, their entry into the Basement Tapes show, some of their interesting moments within the LA alt-rock/punk circuit, what the members are doing today and the many Easy Riders, Heads of NATO and Karma Salesmen who came to their Bitchen Party with them and Quasimodo.
Edward Tudor-Pole of Tenpole Tudor talks with host Chris Cordani about his music career, Tenpole Tudor, his stint with the Sex Pistols, some of his movie roles, his one-man shows, a bit on his newly-discovered royal lineage and plans to record new music this year.
This week,Robbie Grey is back on with us as he discusses Modern English’s new album, Take Me to the Trees. The music reflects the combined sounds of their first two albums, Mesh and Lace and After the Snow. Modern English will also be touring the UK and the US in 2017, the latter both on their own and with the Retro Futura Tour.
Paul Collins is back on Revenge of the 80s Radio with us. He talks to Chris Cordani about the re-release of his albums: “One Night,” “To Beat or Not to Beat” and “Long Time Gone.” Collins is also preparing to embark on a solo acoustic tour of Europe. American fans will also hear about the upcoming dates in the states including a March residency at Ethyl’s on 2nd Avenue in Manhattan, where he will perform every Tuesday of that month.
Amy Holland joins Chris Cordani this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio. She scored some hit tracks in the early 80s after meeting her musical partner and soon husband Michael McDonald.
Peter Coyne of The Godfathers joins Chris Cordani on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Coyne discusses the band’s new album, A Big, Bad Beautiful Noise.
The podcast/syndication edit for this week’s show is up. Taco Ockerse is back on Revenge of the 80s to kick off what looks to be a stellar year for him. The internationally-acclaimed entertainer recently took part in a special tribute to Fred Astaire in Austria where he premiered his new swingin’ “Puttin’ on the Ritz 2017.”