1980′s

(David Becker/Getty Images; Jure Makovec/AFP/Getty Images)

Couple Argues Over Slash vs. Eddie Van Halen, Ends Up In Jail

Debates over top guitarists usually get pretty heated, but rarely does someone end up behind bars for their viewpoint. According to The Sun News, in early February, police in Cleveland suburb Brook Park were dispatched […]

02/21/2013

(Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

What’s In The Box? R.E.M. ‘Document,’ 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Need a last-minute gift for the rock fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help, with rundowns of this […]

12/21/2012

Lysa D.'s KOOL Kollective

Lysa D.’s KOOL Kollective – 6/27/12

I had to feature this song/group for today’s KOOL Kollective, because I heard they will be in concert at Wild Horse Pass and I love them! Night Ranger is a “hair band” (rock band) from […]

06/27/2012

Blondie and Devo (Provided photo)

Blondie & Devo Hitting The Road Together

New wave may have peaked in the mainstream 30 years ago, but Blondie and Devo are hoping to bring it back with a new tour together. The ’80s mainstays, both with the majority of their […]

06/14/2012

Provided photo

“I Love The ’80s”: “Rock Of Ages” Trailer Highlights Decade’s Rock Hits

When the star-studded adaptation of Broadway’s Rock Of Ages hits theaters on June 15, fans will see Tom Cruise give his take on Sunset Strip-style rock star vamping in the decade of excess (which Cruise […]

04/06/2012

Lysa D’s “KOOL Kollective” – Video Of The Day (1/25/12)

Today’s KOOL Kollective artist’s first five albums sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. Their biggest hit was a song about a “religious sibling”.

01/25/2012

Peter Gabriel - So (Geffen, 1986)

Best Sellers From The ’80s: Peter Gabriel’s “So”

Already a critically-acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer and former member of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Genesis[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Peter Gabriel[/lastfm] became an international superstar with the release of his fifth album, So, in May 1986.

11/03/2011

(Getty Images/Doug Benc)

Rock Flashback: Huey Lewis and the News

The artists we revere the most tend to be the most serious ones. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm], poet of a generation. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm], guitar god. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm], philosopher. There’s nothing wrong with that. Being […]

10/17/2011

Best Sellers From The ’80s: Van Halen’s “5150″

When [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Lee Roth[/lastfm] first left [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Van Halen[/lastfm] in 1985, the band considered tabbing a different guest vocalist for each song on their next album. Instead, they signed up [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sammy Hagar[/lastfm] as […]

09/30/2011

Top 10 Videos Of The 1980′s

Videos AND the 1980′s have both been top of mind this week with the 30th anniversary of MTV’s launch.  I’m guessing that is what inspired Billboard to compile it’s  “Top 10 Videos Of The 80′s” […]

08/03/2011

more