Rhino Records announced it will release the first Pogues live albums (Rum Sodomy and the Lash, Red Roses for Me, If I Should Fall from Grace With God, Peace and Love, and Hell’s Ditch) as a Box Set on March 1st, 2010
This Friday, our guest on Revenge of the 80s Radio will be Kate Garner, who — with Jeremy Healy and Paul Caplin — formed Haysi Fantayzee.
Once again, Revenge of the 80s Radio celebrates the time of amore with a collection of classic alternative love songs.
This week, we pay tribute to Lux Interior a year after his passing with a block of music by The Cramps. We also played new music from Adriana Kaegi.
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 […]
Tonight on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will honor the legendary Michael Hutchence, who would have celebrated his 50th birthday today had it not been for his tragic death in 1997.
Do you remember the song “Yaya” in 1982 on the Ronnie Bruce Rogers Ze Records EP Don’t Play With My Emotions? Tonight, on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we will talk with the young up-and-comer who collaborated with him on the effort and sang lead, Rikki St. James.
Doe recently added a blog feature called “What Would John Doe Do?” where he encourages readers to send him questions about “music, the business or life.”
We wanted to kick off 2010 with something different, so we celebrated with two previously unreleased songs from August Darnell, better known as Kid Creole.
Tonight, we will have our first new show of 2010. We will kick off the new year by featuring two previously unreleased tracks by August Darnell of Kid Creole and the Coconuts.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holdays to all of you from us at Revenge of the 80s Radio. The podcast edit of our Revenge of the 80s Christmas special is up and available at the end of this post.
The Stooges are headed to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
This week, we feature memorable 80s party songs during the first hour and top classic alternative dance tracks during the second hour
The podcast for out 11/27 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up. The second hour features our November 2008 conversation with Andy Prieboy
Tonight’s show will feature a re-broadcast of our interview with Andy Prieboy, former lead singer for Wall of Voodoo and Eye Protection, master musician and lyricist.
A review of the English Beat’s November 22, 2009 concert at Mexicali Blues Cafe in Teaneck, NJ
The Podcast for our 11/20 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up and available at the end of this post. The second hour features a conversation with Dave Wakeling of the English Beat and General Public
Tonight’s Revenge of the 80s Radio features a conversation with Dave Wakeling of the English Beat and General Public. He is currently on tour and expects to release new music early next year. Our discussion will play during the second hour of the show
For our first 80s holiday gift idea, why not the newest Christmas song by three members of The Little Girls?
This week, we featured a new single from I, Ludicrous: “We’re the Support Band.” We also feature classic alternative tracks from artists including Siouxsie and the Banshees, Gazebo, The Clash, Icehouse, Holly and the Italians and Aztec Camera.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show will include a new track from British band I, Ludicrous.
Revenge of the 80s Radio welcomes new affiliate Seymour FM in Seymour, Victoria, Australia.
This week’s show featured great driving music of the 1980s. Artists featured in this weeks show include Men Without Hats, The Kings, Pearl Harbor and the Explosions and Nikki and the Corvettes. We also played new cuts from Josie Cotton, ABC and Stan Ridgway with Pietra Wexstun.
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.
One of the all-time great concert films, thought to be lost in the annals of the Warner Brothers archives, is now available for new wave fans on DVD
The podcast for our 8/7/09 Revenge of the 80s Radio show is up, featuring our special full, uncut interview with Martha Davis of The Motels.
Martha Davis of The Motels is our guest on the next Revenge of the 80s Radio. We will talk about her career from the first Motels band through the newer formation, the lineup changes, Davis’ solo work and all-new Motels band.
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.
The podcast for our 7/17 show is up. This week we ran a re-broadcast of our interview last year with Caron Maso Murray of The Little Girls, who will be on the next Revenge of the 80s show to talk about the bands new CDs
It was 30 years ago on the date of this post that a Chicago White Sox promotion became a controversial part of music history and a landmark in time.