Nikki Corvette talks about her new solo tracks (of which we presented the World Radio Premiere), “I’m Stronger” and “Hot Sun.”
Gorevette continues their ascension in the alt-rock world continues as the band announces concert dates with Blondie in August and September.
Gorevette will tour Japan April 29-May 3.
Revenge of the 80s Radio is giving away two pairs of tickets to see Gorevette live as they kick off their Eastern US tour at the Highline Ballroom in New York City with The Donnas on Wednesday night, March 24th
Expectations are high when a Detroit punk legend and a Motor City garage band queen team up to form an alt-rock supergroup. Gorevette, formed by Nikki Corvette (Nikki and the Corvettes) and Amy Gore (Gore Gore Girls), deliver solidly with their first EP, Lustfully Yours
The Stooges are headed to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
While I am out on vacation this week, we will rebroadcast our 1/9/09 show featuring a conversation with Nikki Corvette on the band she recently formed with Amy Gore (The Gore Gore Girls), Gorevette. We will also have some of the first tracks they recorded on the show.
The podcast for our 1/9 Revenge of the 80s Radio program is up and available at the bottom of this post. Leading off the second hour is our conversation with legendary Detroit Alt-Rocker Nikki Corvette, who with Amy Gore of the Gore Gore Girls formed Gorevette. The first hour featured new music from Andy Prieboy as part of a series of singles he has been putting out since November 2008.
Ron Asheton’s Stooges bandmates, Iggy Pop, Scott Asheton, Mike Watt and Steve MacKay posted a statement on Iggy Pop’s official website on his passing: We are shocked and shaken by the news of Ron’s death. He was a great friend, brother, musician, trooper. Irreplaceable. He will be missed. For all that knew him behind the […]
Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead in his Ann Arbor, Michigan home. Asheton’s creative riffs will always be remembered by fans and those his axe-handling had inspired. Revenge of the 80s Radio will feature a tribute to Asheton and the Stooges during part of Friday night’s show.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, I will play a recently-taped conversation with Nikki Corvette on her new band, “Gorevette,” which is a collaborative effort with super girl-rocker Amy Gore of the Gore Gore Girls. We will also feature a new single from the band as well as a new track from Andy Prieboy
Gorevette, a collaboration of girl power-rockers Nikki Corvette and Amy Goire, will play their first live show together Friday night at The Magic Bag in Ferndale, MI. They are on as part of the Grand Nationals’ 7-inch record release party as one of the opening acts. The full show begins at 8pm. Nikki Corvette‘s place […]
The podcasy for our 5/30 broadcast of Revenge of the 80s, featuring our interview with Nikki Corvette, is up and available in this post. Nikki is directly credited with influencing artists and bands from her days with Nikki and the Corvettes through today — from the Go-Gos to The Donnas, who have a line in […]