This week, we play new tracks from Depeche Mode, Edward Tudor-Pole and Book of Love, plus classics by Rose MacDowall, X, Gang Gajang, Missing Persons, The Skids, Stan Ridgway and more classic alternative artists.
Winners announced for Missing Persons/Tommy Tutone/Gene Loves Jezebel concert at BB King’s in NYC
This week, we celebrate our 2-year anniversary by playing our first-ever interview on the show: a conversation with Tracey and Missy Belland of Voice of the Beehive, which leads off the second hour.
Click here to listen live between 7-9pm Eastern US Time You can also get the show from our flagship station website: www.wtbq.com. Check the bottom of this post for other affiliates’ dates and times. On tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show, we will take time in the second hour to dedicate a Cramps music […]
This week we focused on geography and world travel as all of our classic alternative tracks played are about places around the world, points of interest and some fictional areas. Artists featured include Louise Robey, The Clash, Strawberry Switchblade, Red Rockers and Missing Persons.
Regeneration Tour 2009 kicks off June 17th at the House of Blues in Boston. This year’s tour features Terri Nunn & Berlin (most dates), ABC, Wang Chung, Cutting Crew and Missing Persons (some dates).
This week, we welcome tMartin Fry, to Revenge of the 80s as he gets set to kick off his second straight year with the Regeneration Tour.
Terri Nunn will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour and will be my guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. We talk about Berlin’s upcoming live CD/DVD, playing on the Regeneration Tour, talk radio and her possible return to television.
Tonight, Wang Chung’s Jack Hues is my guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Jack and longtime bandmate Nick Feldman are back together and will be on this year’s Regeneration Tour.
Due to some financial considerations, Heaven 17 will not be on this year’s Regeneration Tour, according event organizers. The band was to have been included in a lineup featuring Terri Nunn and Berlin, ABC, Cutting Crew and Wang Chung (with Missing Persons for some shows)
The podcast for our February 27th Revenge of the 80s Radio Show is up and available at the bottom of this post. This week’s program features a conversation with Louise Robey, who scored several dance hits in the 1980s including her rendition of “One Night in Bangkok,” was also well-known for her role as “Micki Foster” on the TV show Friday the 13th – The Series. Robey has led a very interesting life and has had a diverse career. She is also coming out with new music. Our interview takes place during the second hour of the show
Tonight’s guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Louise Robey, best known for her 1980s dance hits “One Night in Bangkok” and “Killer Instinct” as well as for the TV role of Micki Foster on Friday the 13th – The Series (Season 2 DVDs have been recently released). We will play some of Robey’s classic tracks, one from her band Louise and the Creeps and something from her soon-to-be-released collection. My conversation with Louise Robey leads off the second hour of the show.
The lineup for the 2009 Regeneration Tour has been officially announced by organizers.
Tonight’s show will be a rebroadcast of a classic Revenge of the 80s Radio show featuring music from artists including Amazulu, Missing Persons, the Cocteau Twins and the Tom Tom Club. The show also highlights “L.O.V.E,” a 2008 single from Annabella Lwin.
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 […]
Lucky new wave fans in Florida will be happy to know that Dale Bozzio and her new Missing Persons lineup will perform in the August 30 and 31 “Regeneration Tour” concerts. They took part in the Phoenix kickoff concert and will rejoin ABC, Naked Eyes, Belinda Carlisle and A Flock of Seagulls for the dates […]
The podcast for out August 8, 2008 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up (available at the bottom of the post). Mike Score, founder and frontman for A Flock of Seagulls, took some time away from the Regeneration Tour 2008 to talk with us. [amazonify]::omakase::300:250[/amazonify] After a brief chat about the hair, we were […]
Click here to listen to Revenge of the 80s Radio LIVE 7-9pm Ea>stern US time As the Regeneration Tour 2008 rolls on, A Flock of Seagulls founder and frontman Mike Score takes some time to talk with Revenge of the 80s Radio. The former hairdresser combined his own creative talents with his love of science […]
The podcast for our 6/27 Revenge of the 80s Show Featuring Dale Bozzio is up. Dale is best known as the singer and a fouding member of Missing Persons, a band that was not only ahead of its time, but is considered by many music historians to be true icons of thw L.A. New Wave […]
Click Here to Listen Live tonight, 6/27/08 7-9pm Eastern US time Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s features an interview with the immensely talented Dale Bozzio of Missing Persons. Dale, Terry Bozzio, Warren Cuccarillo and Patrick O’Hearn came from the Frank Zappa musical projects to form this vastly unique band whose fine musicians set them apart […]
Jean MacColl, who wrote the book Sun On the Water to chronicle the life of her daughter, the late singer’songwriter Kirsty MacColl, will be my guest tonight on Revenge of the 80s. We will talk about Kirsty’s life, career and the Justice For Kirsty campaign, which the family launched after her tragic death. We will […]