Category Archives: 80s Music

Debbie Gibson Planning a Big Comeback with new Pop Album

TheInsider.com’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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Bon Jovi: Billboard’s Top Touring Act of the Year

Since 1986, only two bands have claimed the honor as the top-grossing act twice in three years: the Rolling Stones (1998 and 1999) and the Grateful Dead (1991 and 1993). But this year, another act can claim that title: Bon … Continue reading

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Tom Cruise in talks to star in film version of 80s rock musical “Rock of Ages”

Marc Malkin is reporting that Tom Cruise is in talks to join the movie adaptation of Rock of Ages.  Not only will he act, but he will also do his own singing!   Rock of Ages is a Broadway musical about the … Continue reading

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John Mellencamp: ‘The Coug’ is dead to him, so are record companies and the Internet

To record his latest album, “No Better Than This” (Rounder), John Mellencamp hatched a plan with producer T Bone Burnett. They would set up a mono tape recorder and a single microphone and knock out a bunch of new songs … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Peas Mine The ’80s For The Beginning

With their feel-good party anthems, the Black Eyed Peas have never had a problem bridging the generation gap. And on their upcoming album, The Beginning, the group infuses their modern sound with classic ’80s songs. In the latest issue of … Continue reading

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Black Sabbath Releasing Deluxe Editions Of Mid-80s Albums

Black Sabbath will release deluxe editions of two of their mid-80s albums this fall, according to the band’s official website. 1986’s Seventh Star and 1987’s Eternal Idol will be re-released as deluxe discs in the U.K. on October 25. Though … Continue reading

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New Heart album Red Velvet Car slated for August release

LEGACY RECORDINGS ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF HEART’S RED VELVET CAR THE FIRST NEW STUDIO ALBUM IN SIX YEARS FROM ANN & NANCY WILSON, AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE TUESDAY, AUGUST 31 Legacy Recordings proudly announces the release of Red Velvet Car, the first … Continue reading

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