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According to her MySpace page, Annabella Lwin was recently in the studio recording a track for her upcoming benefit CD to aid victims of the devastating Cyclone Nargis in May. The storm ravaged the singer’s birthplace of Yangon, Myanmar, Burma — killing many and destroying several homes. Lwin’s site editor reveals some big names involved […]

Wall of Voodoo fans might still argue these days on who was better as their lead singer: Stan Ridgway or Andy Prieboy. In truth, it is impossible to compare the two because they are two very different performers who each were the face of two very different bands. While both men are master storytellers, Ridgway’s […]

According to the Agora Hills local newspaper, The Acorn (as seen also on the Berlin Fan Page), former Berlin Lead Singer Terri Nunn has been named this year’s Grand Marshall at their local Adobe Reyes Days Parade on Saturday, October 4th. Nunn and her family have been living in the suburban LA town for about […]

When Terri Nunn talked with Revenge of the 80s Radio a few weeks ago, we talked a bit about her contribution to the book [amazonify]141696116X::text::::Cherry Bomb: The Ultimate Guide to Being a Tougher Chick and a Hotter Girlfriend, and to Living Like a Rock Star[/amazonify] by rock journalist/author Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna. It is now out and […]

One of my favorite early 90s alternative songs was “My Sister” by the Juliana Hatfield Three. Hatfield, of course, is best known to alt-80s fans as the female lead of Blake Babies, who played together 1986-1993 and a few stints in later years. The song was featured as an MYV “Buzz Cut” at the time […]

Paul Weller, formerly of The Jam and The Style Council, will start his next U.S. tour to support his latest solo CD, 22 Dreams, beginnig September 2nd according to Yep Roc Records. [amazonify]B001AE3V4M[/amazonify]Weller, who has concerts scheduled over the next few weeks in Spain, Australia and Japan, will embark on what’s being called his most […]

The Little Girls will record a track onthe upcoming Jonathan Richman tribute album. Richman, one of the pioneers of the Proto-Punk movement in the 1970s, will be honored by several Southern California-based artists in the CD, which is currently a work in progress. Caron, Michele, Kip and the band will perform “The Beach.” Richman is […]

Revenge of the 80s Radio welcomes our newest affiliate: “Radio 80s” 87.6FM in Korumburra, Australia. Revenge of the 80s will air every Wednesday at 12noon Melbourne time. The station specializes in music from the 1980s and airs plenty of other great shows. Their website is: www.radio80s.com.au Program Directors, Station Managers or syndicators (terrestrial, satellite and […]

Although this board generally focuses on New Wave, Alternative pop and similar types of music, there was some great other music out there. Much of that comes from bands who were huge in the 1970s whose musicianship led them to be loved in the 80s and, in many cases, still today. Two of those bands […]

A reception for X founding member Exene Cervenk will talk place tonight (Friday) at DCKT Contemporaries, 195 Bowery, in New York City tonight. The event is open to the public. Cervenka actually has two seperate art shows: “The Spirits Are Alive and Well” and “Epic Hero.” More information on tonight’s show can be found on […]

Click Here to Listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio Live 7-9pm Eastern U.S. Time. Tonight, June 13, 2008, I am honored to have Annabella Lwin as my guest. While we will talk about her career and new music, this is an especially important discussion because Annabella has been out front in helping relied efforts […]

We now have a page on the Revenge of the 80s Radio blog where we have links to sites for organizations working on relief efforts for the people of Myanmar, Burma who were devastated by Cyclone Nargis, which hit the region on May 2nd — and where you can donate to help them. I would […]

This Friday night, our guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Annabella Lwin, who is currently working hard on an important project: her relief efforts to help the victims of Cyclone Nargis, which devastated her home town of Yangoon, Myanmar, Burma on May 2nd. While we do talk about Annabella’s career from her […]

Mojo Magazine’s special New Wave edition is now available and can be ordered on their website. Inside they do a special tribute to Blondie and list the top New Wave Power Pop songs of all time. Mojo is probably the best magazine source for information on real music these days and has not forgotten about […]


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