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.
It’s that time of the year for our Revenge of the 80s Halloween Special, which is also up and available at the bottom of this post. We play spooky season classics from classic alternative artists including Oingo Boingo, Total Coelo, Shane MacGowan (and Friends), The B-52s, Bauhaus, Ministry and the Cramps.
This week, we feature new music from Paul Kelly, Gary Numan, Urang Matang (with Jim Paterson on trombone) and Colin Hay plus classics by Positive Noise, The Saints, Rose McDowall, Thomas Dolby, The Kings, Close Lobsters and more.
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.
This week, we play a new track from Stan Ridgway plus music from Julie Brown, Mental As Anything, The Slickeee Boys, The Globos, Vis a Vis and many more. Also, Gregg Hammond is back to talk about his next Global Jam for Peace on Sept 23.
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
This week, we feature new music from Colin Hay, Edward Tudor-Pole, Man Parrish and The Godfathers plus classics by Dave & The Dynamos, Kid Creole & The Coconuts, The Beat, Spoons, Mental As Anything and more classic alternative artists.
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.
We play an encore with with two hours of music by new wave, punk and alt-rock artists from Los Angeles including X, The Heaters, The Weirdos, Missing Persons, Wall of Voodoo, The Plugz, The Three O’Clock, The Vandals, The Go-Gos and many more.
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.
We play new music from Edward Tudor-Pole and Paul Weller. Gregg Hammond, founder of the Global Jam 4 Peace, talks about this important musical event taking place on June 21, 2017 by the Washington Monument.
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
we play music from Scottish artists of the classic alternative era including Rose McDowall, Orange Juice, Big Country, Fish, The Armoury Show, The Associates and many more.
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.
We play new music from Colin Hay, Stan Ridgway and Depeche Mode plus classics by The Nomads, Ultravox, The Pogues, Dear Enemy, Nina Hagen, Laurie Anderson and many more classic alternative artists.
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.
This week, we have another one of our New Wave Dance Parties in Hour 2 with music from Alphaville, Clive Farrington, Dominatrix, Kevin Stanton (Mi-Sex), Seona Dancing and many more classic alternative artists.
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.