Posts From The Great 80s

Classic 80s Metal Bands sign up for Monsters of Rock Cruise

Wow, what a great lineup they have on tap for 80s Metal Fans on this cruise!   If you are a fan of the old Headbanger’s Ball on MTV, this is a must. Created for fans of 80s Hard Rock music, the Monsters of Rock Cruise sails from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Key West and Nassau, Bahamas from February 25-28, 2012, showcasing legendary bands including Cinderella, Tesla, Kix, Stryper, Y

Guest post on The 80s Blog

We are now allowing guest postings on our 80s Blog. If you want to drive traffic back to your own 80s site or simply love the 1980s, feel free to apply to be a contributing author on The 80s Blog.  We just ask two things: Your articles be unique to this site – no copying an existing post from your own website/blog Your articles be about the 1980s or celebrities from the 1980s

80s In The News – Summer Edition

Ok 80s Fans, time to take a look at what has been going on this summer related to our favorite decade.. The 1980s! The Smurfs are back!  This time on the big screen. Debbie Gibson appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America to talk about her new tour with fellow 80s teen star Tiffany: They both then appeard on The View Sade talked to Thomas Conner of the Chicago Sun-Times about

80s in the News – May Roundup

A look at 80s related news and events that happened in the month of May, 2011: The Vancouver Sun determined that Corey Hart was no longer “The Boy in the Box” Duran Duran kicked off a Summer UK Arena Tour Debbie Gibson and Tiffany joined forces for a summer tour starting with a performance on ABC’s “Good Morning America” Summer Concert series, Friday, July 29. Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers rocked out

XYZ Lead Singer planning 80s rocker benefit for Japan

Terry Ilous, the lead singer of 80’s metal group XYZ, has organized a 80s rock reunion that will benefit the tsunami victims in Japan.  The show will feature members of some of the top metal/hard rock bands from the 1980s and will take place at Harper’s Bar & Grille in Reseda, CA on April 16th.  A live streaming of the event will be done by Front Row Entertainment at  So far, Ilous has

Debbie Gibson Planning a Big Comeback with new Pop Album’s Nicole Dabeau recently met up with her ’80s music idol Debbie Gibson.  During the talk Debbie revealed she is planning a major “Tina Turner/Cher” style comeback.  Check out the video of the interview and let’s hope Debbie is successful with her new album!

The Return of El DeBarge

The Washington Post has a great article about the comeback of 80’s singer El DeBarge.  He has his first new album out in 16 years and it earned two Grammy nominations.  El DeBarge is best known for his huge hit “Who’s Johnny” which reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986.  He also had a string of hits with his family in the band DeBarge, including “Rhythm of the

My First Columbia House Music Club Shipment in 1982

It was 1982 and I was about to make my first big foray into 80s music. I had just received a hand me down record player/stereo and my parents had finally relented and allowed me to join The Columbia House Music Club. This was the album by mail club where you receive 8 free albums just for joining up. MTV did not exist in my area of the country, so

Missing Persons not missing anymore?

After 24 years, Warren Cuccurollo is reuniting with Missing Persons, featuring lead singer Dale Bozzio. Many people hail Dale Bozzio as the original Lady Gaga. Warren was initially with Frank Zappa, before moving on to Missing Persons and then Duran Duran. Missing Persons disbanded in 1987 after a string of hits and a huge “cult” following. Missing Persons has now reformed for a world tour and a new album. In