Stream Depeche Mode’s Latest Album ‘Spirit’
Mar17

Stream Depeche Mode’s Latest Album ‘Spirit’

After weeks of heavy fan anticipation, Depeche Mode‘s album Spirit, is finally available for streaming and purchase. The 80s hit-makers are back and look to seriously inspire a revolution with their music. The 17-track album features eye-opening lyrics and a few reworked mixes. It finds the band exploring the backward approach to life that seems to be plaguing the world today. They have taken a strong stance on the subject and...

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Richard Marx and Country Singer Randy Houser Collaboration Confirmed
Mar16

Richard Marx and Country Singer Randy Houser Collaboration Confirmed

80s singer Richard Marx brought us incredible hits like “Right Here Waiting” and “Hold on to the Nights.” Now, it looks like he is teaming up with country singer Randy Houser for a collaborative song. “‘Wrote a pretty killer song with these two recently in Nashvegas,’ Marx shared on his socials , along with a photo of Randy and an unidentified co-writer,” according to WinCountry....

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These 80s Gadgets Are Being Considered ‘Fails’
Mar14

These 80s Gadgets Are Being Considered ‘Fails’

If you were a fan of 80s gadgets like BetaMovie Recorders, Atari Touch Tablets and a few others, a recent report is going to ruin them for you. Devices from the 80s such as the ones mentioned above, are now being considered as fails. These 80s Gadgets Are Being Considered ‘Fails’ “But anyone who has ever funded a Kickstarter knows that with extraordinary growth in the technology sector comes extraordinary...

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Were Family Vacations In The 80s Better Than Today?
Mar13

Were Family Vacations In The 80s Better Than Today?

A recent reflective piece from the Telegraph found a writer pondering whether his parents were doing vacations better than he was. It got us thinking that maybe family vacations in the 80s were better than those of today. In our defense, there were no iPads or devices that would draw all of your kids attention away from relaxing family time. Wifi wasn’t a thing and life was much simpler. Kids loved to catch sun and play on the...

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Daryl Hall & John Oates To Celebrate Philly With The HoagieNation Festival
Mar10

Daryl Hall & John Oates To Celebrate Philly With The HoagieNation Festival

Daryl Hall & John Oates, in association with Live Nation Philadelphia are collaborating once again for the HoagieNation Festival: a celebration of everything Philly. The festival will take place Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, May 27, will be headlined and curated by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall & John Oates and will also feature performances by international multi-platinum selling band Tears For Fears plus...

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U2 To Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary of Joshua Tree With Anniversary Edition
Mar09

U2 To Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary of Joshua Tree With Anniversary Edition

To mark 30 years since the release of U2’s fifth studio album The Joshua Tree, an anniversary edition of the record will be released by Interscope Records on June 2, 2017. Alongside the 11-track album, the super deluxe collector’s edition includes a live recording of The Joshua Tree Tour 1987 Madison Square Garden concert; rarities and B-sides from the album’s original recording sessions; as well as 2017 remixes from...

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80s Hitmaker Howard Jones Builds Excitement For His Tour
Mar08

80s Hitmaker Howard Jones Builds Excitement For His Tour

The pop-synth scene in the 80s was led by plenty of talented artists including the one and only Howard Jones. Jones, recently sat down with the NottinghamPost to chat about some of his musical experiences and his upcoming shows. As an 80s figure it’s no surprise that he met two of what are arguably some of the biggest names from the 80s in one day. Jones met Princess Diana and David Bowie in the same day. He elaborated on the...

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Boston and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Join Forces For 2017 Tour
Mar07

Boston and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Join Forces For 2017 Tour

Two bands who brought fans timeless music in the 80s have now joined forces for a 2017 Hyper Space Tour. Boston and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will kick off a summer tour, bringing fans their unforgettable hits. Music legends BOSTON continue their Hyper Space Tour this summer with the iconic JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS, for an additional 21 cities, presented by Live Nation. Performances with Joan Jett will begin on Wednesday,...

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Tears For Fears and Hall & Oates Join Forces For A Summer Tour
Mar03

Tears For Fears and Hall & Oates Join Forces For A Summer Tour

Two heavily iconic acts of the 80s are joining forces for yet another collaborative summer tour. That’s right, Tears For Fears and Hall & Oates are co-headlining a 29-stop summer tour. “I am very excited to be touring with Tears for Fears,” Daryl Hall said in a statement, adding that the tour “could be the start of a long relationship” between the two bands, according to EntertainmentWeekly....

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Depeche Mode Reveals ‘Global Spirit Tour’ North American Dates
Mar01

Depeche Mode Reveals ‘Global Spirit Tour’ North American Dates

Depeche Mode continues to roll out their Global Spirit Tour, with the second leg bringing their stunning live show to fans across North America this fall. Following an extensive European summer tour, the 28 show North American run, exclusively promoted by Live Nation, will kick off on August 23 in Salt Lake City, UT and will stop in 26 cities across the United States and Canada, before wrapping up in Edmonton, Alberta on October 27....

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Howard Jones, Men Without Hats and More Join 80s Retro Summer Tour
Feb28

Howard Jones, Men Without Hats and More Join 80s Retro Summer Tour

In the 80s the synth-pop scene was booming and with it came some awesome artists and totally catchy hits. Now, the summer of 2017 is looking brighter than ever as Howard Jones, Men Without Hats, The English Beat, Modern English, Paul Young and Katrina of Katrina and The Waves are joining forces for the Retro Futura 80s summer tour. “The tour opens July 18 in Los Angeles with the first of four California shows, then heads to the...

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Paul McCartney Prepares Fans For ‘Flowers In The Dirt’ Reissue
Feb27

Paul McCartney Prepares Fans For ‘Flowers In The Dirt’ Reissue

When it comes to the classic 1989 album Flowers In The Dirt, Paul McCartney is opening up the minds of fans with a ton of extras. McCartney is getting ready for the upcoming reissue of Flowers In The Dirt and it’s shaping up to be something quite special. “The newly remastered version will include rare outtakes and demos from the recording sessions, snippets and goodies from which McCartney has been sharing in the build-up...

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Tales From The Crypt TV Series To Make A Return
Feb22

Tales From The Crypt TV Series To Make A Return

In 1989 a Tales From The Crypt TV series was born. It followed in the footsteps of 50s comic books and a 70s film. However, in the late 80s, the Crypt Keeper brought terrifying story one after another. Now Tales From The Crypt is returning in 2017. For fans who enjoyed Tales From The Crypt’s TV series, you’re in for a treat. Director M. Night Shyamalan is bringing the Tv series back in 2017. The series is set to release on...

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Foreigner ‘Head Games’ Picture Disc Version Coming Soon
Feb21

Foreigner ‘Head Games’ Picture Disc Version Coming Soon

Just before the turn of the 80s, Foreigner released their memorable Head Games album. Now, Head Games is getting a picture disc release in 2017 thanks to PledgeMusic. “Foreigner is a British-American hard rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm,” according to PledgeMusic....

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The 80s Takes Over Entertainment Today
Feb20

The 80s Takes Over Entertainment Today

There is no doubting the fact that due to the free and eccentric nature of the 80s, it has become one of the biggest inspirations for entertainment today. It’s definitely true and people are starting to notice even more. “Not since the actual 80s have there been so many TV shows set in that decade. When it comes to period drama on TV, oversized denim jackets are the new corsets, and these shows are as loved by critics as...

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