Paul Collins opens up about his personal life and musical adventures as chronicled in his new autobiography: I Don’t Fit In: My Wild Life Through the Power Pop Trenches with The Nerves and The Beat.
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, we are proud to present the World Radio Premiere of Louise Robey’s new single: “A Woman Scorned.”
Louise Robey, best known to 80s fans as “Micki Foster” from Friday the 13th – the Series and fro m her hit song “One Night in Bangkok,” will appear at Chiller Theatre on Halloween weekend 2009.
Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Lynn Goldsmith twice on Revenge of the 80s Radio: once on her career as a photographer and director and once about her alter ego Will Powers. During those discussions we talked about Goldsmith’s upcoming exhibits and shows. One of them, “Rock and Roll,” begins October 2nd at […]
The podcast is up for this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio Show. During the program, Andy Taylorand I having a brief discussion on his new book: Wild Boy: My Life In Duran Duran. [amazonify]0446509302:right[/amazonify] Our review can be found here; our discussion leads off the second hour of the show. We also play a […]
Former Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor‘s recently-released memoir, Wild Boy: My Life in Duran Duran, tells not only of his life and career, but his side of what went on between himself and his band mates before and after each of their breakups. Industry publications and internet discussions put out several conflicting reports based on […]
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 […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time This week, we will cover three major new wave stories: MTV’s 27th anniversary The Regeneration Tour kicks off its run through North America The Police’s last concert – August 7 in New York We will talk with famed rock photographer […]
While The Police are embarking on their final U.S. tour, I thought it would be interesting to talk with someone who was with them behind the scenes in their early years. Enter: Lynn Goldsmith, photographer and author of the 2007 book The Police 1978-1983. [amazonify]0316005916[/amazonify]Goldsmith had been with Sting, Andy Summer and Stewart Copeland through […]
The podcast for our July 25th show featuring our interview with Terri Nunn is up and now available at the bottom of this post. Terri is best known as the former lead singer of Berlin. She is also an accomplished solo artist, a writer, talk radio personality and a devoted mom. Some fans might remember […]
Our podcast for the 5/2/08 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. We talked with Jean MacColl, who wrote the book Sun On the Water about her daughter, singer/songwiter Kirsty MacColl. Proceeds from sales of Sun On the Water will benefit the Justice for Kirsty campaign. During the interview, we talked about: Kirsty’s music […]
Sun On the Water, a book on the life of singer/songwriter Kirsty MacColl, best known for her duet with The Pogues, “Fairytale of New York,” will be officially released on Monday, April 21st. It was written by her mother, Jean Newlove (as Jean MacColl), as part of the “Justice for Kirsty” campaign. Many of us […]