Robert Poss, founding member of Band of Susans, talks with Chris on Revenge of the 80s Radio about his upcoming solo album, Frozen Flowers Curse the Day, due out in August.
This week, we air an encore broadcast: Guitar Meister Dweezil Zappa talks with Chris Cordani on Revenge of the 80s Radio. Zappa discusses his music from his debut album he recorded at the age of 15 to his most recent work
This week, we play more of your requests (you can send yours by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or joining our Facebook page). In hour 2, we will air a music block tribute to Devo percussionist Alan Myers, who passed away on June 25.
This week, Pascal Languirand of Trans-X is our guest. Trans-X will release their upcoming new album, Hi-NRG, on May 21. Also, a music block tribute to Greg Ham.
The social networking movement to make “Fairytale of New York” a number 1 download for this week is underway and going quite strong.
The same fans of the late Michael Hutchence who wanted to give the legendary INXS frontman a number one hit on his 50th birthday and a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame are organizing an effort to get music media outlets in the US, UK and Australia to offer tributes on the 13th anniversary of his death on November 22nd.
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 […]
This week, we played some of Michael Hutchence’s classic tracks with INXS in tribute to what would have been his 50th birthday.
Dave Alvin and Exene Cervenka lead a tribute concert in honor of fellow musician and friend Amy Farris on October 21, 2009
This week’s podcast features a re-broadcast of our May 2008 interview with Jean MacColl.
Today, October 10th would have been Kirsty MacColl’s 50th birthday. The sad news of her tragic accident in 2001 while vacationing in Cozumel struck music fans around the world and continues to be a story of corruption and injustice that led to a fight which her family continues today.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we want to say “Happy Birthday” to Terri Nunn who will be celebrating tonight in concert at the Rosemont Theater in Chicago with Berlin and the Regeneration Tour. We will play a classic Berlin track in her honor. We will also pay tribute to Michael Jackson who, although was a more mainstream artist than normally featured here, transcended the restrictions of genre.
ABC is considered the defining group for the New Romantic style of music that was first popular in the U,K, before sweeping into the states. The style, the smoothness of the sound and (as our guest Martin Fry put it) the big choruses are what drew people to the new wave splinter genre. Fry was […]
The Little Girls will record a track onthe upcoming Jonathan Richman tribute album. Richman, one of the pioneers of the Proto-Punk movement in the 1970s, will be honored by several Southern California-based artists in the CD, which is currently a work in progress. Caron, Michele, Kip and the band will perform “The Beach.” Richman is […]