New wave party band The B-52s will lead a star-studded lineup at the Rewind the 80s Music Festival on August 16-18 at Henley-on-Thames in the U.K. Event organizers confirmed the group’s participation today.
Tonight on Revenge of the 80s, we play new music from Julie Brown, selections from the B52s new live album and classics by Boomerang, The Go-Gos, Louise Robey, Bronski Beat, Mental As Anything and more.
Fred Scneider is our guest. While he and the B-52s continue to play all over the US, Fred started his own new band, The Superions. Their latest release, Batbaby, is already a sensation. Our conversation leads off the second hour of the show
Men Without Hats release their 2011 US tour dates
#46-50: The Top 50 Classic Alternative cover songs.
Swing Out Sister will be at the Highline Ballroom in NYC on Sunday, April 18th.
Mary Buffett, the investment and management expert and author who had a hit in 1984 with “My Boyfriend’s Back,” who will be on Revenge of the 80s Radio tonight.
Tonight, we will play those classic club and college party favorites of the era through the entire second hour of the show.
This week’s Halloween special podcast is up and available at the bottom of this post. We feature two full hours of Halloween music from classic alternative artists.
Tonight, in celebration of Halloween, Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature classic Halloween songs of the era.
For this week’s show, we mix in a bit more new music from artists of the 1980s with the alternative classics. We feature new creations from Adriana Kaegi, Gorevette (Nikki Corvette’s band), Louise Robey, Martin Fry, Andy Prieboy and Stan Ridgway
Members of the Classic Alternative music world have been reflecting on the passing of Pylon Guitarist and Founding Member Randal Bewley, who died this week after suffering a heart attack on Monday while driving, according to the Athens Banner-Herald.
The people at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania’s annual riverfront “Musikfest” announced the B-52s and Joan Jett will be featured acts on August 5th at the 10-day-long event
The B-52s will be among the artists to be part of the NBC Network’s “Chime In” campaign. This is an interesting promotional effort by the big TV company as it brings in several musicians to add their own charms to the familiar “G-E-C” notes we heard since we were children. The B-52s are among the […]
The podcast for our special Revenge of the 80s Halloween 2008 show is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week’s show features Halloween-themed music from artists including Bauhaus, The B-52s, Souixsie and the Banshees, The Cramps and Elvira. In the second hour, because October 31st is also Annabella Lwin‘s birthday, We […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio Show will feature some 80s Halloween-themed music and an rebroadcast of our interview with Annabella Lwin from earlier this year. October 31st is Annabella’s birthday. br> Part of the discussion with Ms. Lwin is […]
As the North American leg of the Regeneration Tour is finished, a discussion in the official site’s forum had been sparked in reference to a Regeneration Tour 2009. We at Revenge of the 80s Radio would like to know who you want to be included in next year’s new wave concert series. On the left […]
After announcing a full tour to start in 2007 and playing together into 2008, we all knew it would eventually have to end. The Police will play their last concert together (according to the band) tonight at Madison Square Garden, then Sting, Andy Summers and Stuart Copeland will once again go their separate ways. Whether […]
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 […]
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…
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.Â 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 […]