Month: March 2008

The podcast from our March 28th show is up, featuring our interview with Rose McDowall, the former lead singer of “Strawberry Switchblade.” The conversation with Rose leads off the second hour, where we also showcase some of the best of Strawberry Switchblade and a piece from Sorrow, one of her later bands. Rose remembers how […]

Tonight’s show will feature an interview with Rose McDowall, former lead singer for Strawberry Switchblade. Our discussion will lead off the 2nd hour. Revenge of the 80s airs live every Friday night 7-9pm on Q99.1FM in the Hudson Valley, NY and www.revengeofthe80sradio.com A podcast will be available after the live show.

They are back — the B-52s make a strong comeback and not forgetting thier 1980s New Wave roots. The new CD, “Funplex,” is as much fun as the band’s earlier works and perhaps that blast of energy the music industry really needs. This has been a great two-year span for 80s fans; new projects from […]

On The Friday, 3/28 Revenge of the 80s Radio Show, my guest will be Rose McDowall of the band Strawberry Switchblade. A podcast will be available shortly after Friday’s show. After growing up in Glasgow, Rose became part of the UK Punk scene, where she was inspired to start her own band while watching The […]

The podcast from our March 21st show is up; our interview with Tracey and Missy Belland of Voice of the Beehive starts the second hour. Tracey and Missy talk about their story, from their upbringing in a family of talented artists, including their father, Bruce Belland, best known as a member of The Four Preps […]

Tonight’s show will feature an interview with Tracey and Melissa Belland of Voice of the Beehive. Revenge of the 80s airs live every Friday night 7-9pm on Q99.1FM in Warwick, NY and www.revengeofthe80sradio.com A podcast will be available after the live show.

The star of one of the most memorized high school movies (probably one behind “Better Off Dead“) of the 1980s was born 45 years ago today. Matthew Broderick, who played the title role in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” celebrates his birthday. While Broderick was to star in a long string of movies throughout his career, […]

Rocker Joan Jett, whose career began with the 1970s girl-band “The Runaways,” hit #1 on this date in 1982 with her mainstream hit “I Love Rock and Roll.” Although this might have been my least favorite Jett tune (pre-“Hit List” of course), it showed the nation’s radio execs that women could rock without whining and […]

This Friday, 3/21/08, my guests will be Tracey Belland and Missy Belland of Voice of the Beehive. The interview will be during the show’s 2nd hour, and the podcast will be available after the show. In the interview, we talk about: How Tracey and Missy were discovered Their influences What VOTB songs were special to […]

Here is the podast of the first Revenge of the 80s Radio Show. We featured music from Bow Wow Wow, Berlin, Stan Ridgway, Voice of the Beehive, Divynils Madness, Strawberry Switchblade, The B-52s, INXS, Monte Video and the Cassettes and more…

Tonight is the first Revenge of the 80s broadcast and we’re chomping at the nose to get it going. It took some time to put the order together for our initial playlist, but the real question was: what will be the first song? Some might think that’s an easy question, but the first cut is […]

The B-52s will perform with 80s pop star Cyndi Lauper at the Original Woodstock Concert site (Bethel Woods, Sullican County, NY) on Saturday, June 14th, according to the center’s website.  The Band’s members shot footage for their late 1980s hit “Love Shack” in the Town of Woodstock, not to be confused with the Yasgur’s farm […]

We’re getting in gear for our premiere on Friday, March 14th. We will announce the first interviews we lined up in the coming days We will start posting regularly very soon, but in the meantime, you can now find some of those rare CDs of your favorite 80s artists as well as some of their […]

In one week, we will broadcast the first “Revenge of the 80s” Radio show in the Q99.1 FM studios in New York’s Hudson Valley. We premiere on Friday, March 14, 2008 7-9pm Eastern Time. If you are not in our terrestrial listening area, you can listen to the live webcast on the WTBQ website. A […]


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