After reuniting with Ultravox and recording an album together, Midge Ure is touring the U.S. for the first time in decades. Ure made a stop to perform at Bearsville Theater in the upstate New York town of Woodstock
The second night of Concrete Blonde’s December 2012 Eastern U.S. tour saw the band play to a crowd of fierce fans at New York City’s Irving Plaza
Months after completing their first North American tour in over 20 years, Men Without Hats releases their first full album in nine years, Love in the Age of War.
A master of the avant garde, Pascal Languirand brought his unusual brand of music to the mainstream in 1983 with “Living on Video” two years after writing it. Little did he know it would become a new wave dance classic
As innovative as Thomas Dolby was in the 1980s, his visionary edge to music and presentation continues to impress as the synth-whiz brings his latest imaginative concoction, a time capsule, on his current U.S. tour.
Each of the seven tracks in 50 Words For Snow is chilling in its musical imagery, but with the comforting sounds of Bush’s teasingly enchanting voice.
Julie Brown has been very busy over the years with video projects that it could, for some, be hard to believe that it has been 24 years since the release of her last full-length studio album.
Review: The Cars’ 2011 album: Move Like This
With her unmistakable voice and unique mixture of classic new wave and psychedelic guitar twang, Josie Cotton is back with her first album since 2007’s Invasion of the B-Girls
A concert featuring one of new wave’s iconic bands with a new alt-rock supergroup sounds like an excellent way to spend an evening. Blondie brought its “Endangered Species Tour” with special guests Gorevette to the Nokia in NY on 8/31/10
Wang Chung is back and with a bit of a new sound. This year, he and Nick Feldman are headlining a tour to support their latest new EP, Abducted By the 80s, and two more being planned for later this year.
A review of the Cowboy Junkies 5/7/10 performance at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
Review: Gorevette’s first concert on their Spring 2010 Eastern U.S Tour with The Donnas at the Highline Ballroom in New York City.
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
A review of the English Beat’s November 22, 2009 concert at Mexicali Blues Cafe in Teaneck, NJ
This week, we are proud to present the World Radio Premiere of Louise Robey’s new single: “A Woman Scorned.”
The Band Who Made Us All Dance to “The Earthquake Song” in the ’80s is Back with Classic Cuts and a New Sound
A review of Regeneration Tour 2009’s New York City concert at the Fillmore Theater is available on the Revenge of the 80s Radio website.
Adriana Kaegi, the original Mama Coconut and co-founder of Kid Creole and the Coconuts, offers her unique brand of elegance and diverse talents with her recently-released solo album, TAG.
No Doubt covers the Adam and the Ants classic “Stand and Deliver” for their upcoming album after reuniting. What is an 80s purist’s take on it?
U2’s latest offering, No Line on the Horizon is out in the US. The album is the first new one from the band in five years.
A musical master strikes again: Andy Prieboy has released three new tracks in addition to the five he previously put out, some of which were featured on Revenge of the 80s last month.
The leader of the 80s girl band movement has teamed op with one of another top Detroit rocker to form a new superband: Gorevette. Nikki Corvette, known best as the leader of Nikki and the Corvettes, and Amy Gore, who started the Gore Gore Girls are now together with Bassist Lianna Castillo and drummer Al […]
While political pundits talk about what they call an historic U.S. election, music history will be made as well this week: Andy Prieboy‘s latest song, “Shine (Red Bead Follows Blue)” will premiere on this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio show. Prieboy had recently released four tracks to his long-awaited collection; we reviewed them here. […]
Revenge of the 80s host Chris Cordani and Associate Producer/Blog Photographer Elizabeth Lynch will head to Jones Beach tomorrow night to cover the Regeneration Tour’s stop in the NYC-Metro area. We will post a review of the concert on Saturday and a special picture highlight page will be up over the weekend. Ticket information for […]