Is An 80s Pop Resurgence Springing From Houston?
Oct29

Is An 80s Pop Resurgence Springing From Houston?

Of all of the cities in the U.S. to adopt 80s pop and foster a return, Houston may be the last one on your mind. However, it looks like the 80s pop scene is flourishing in Houston. According to a recent report, Houston has adopted the 80s pop sound with its synth-heavy tunes that bring that nostalgic feeling right back to you. Is An 80s Pop Resurgence Springing From Houston? “But why are the sounds of the ’80s reappearing...

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80s Hit Beetlejuice Turns 30!
Oct23

80s Hit Beetlejuice Turns 30!

Beetlejuice was an undeniable hit from the 80s and the film is actually hitting a pretty serious milestone this year. That’s right, the film is turning 30, not that this means you’re getting old or anything. “This week, we make good on this historic wrong and discuss 1988’s Beetlejuice, which turned 30 years old this  year,” according to Tampa Bay Times, which also has a dedicated 80s podcast....

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An 80s Concert We Didn’t See Coming
Oct15

An 80s Concert We Didn’t See Coming

If David Hasselhoff is part of an 80s concert filled with artists who came well after the decade, you know it’s going to be one to remember. In a new report, the Strange 80s 2 concert was filled with unexpected numbers from unexpected acts. Though, it does sound like one we would enjoy. An 80s Concert We Didn’t See Coming Oddly but awesomely enough, the event was to help raise money for Campaign to Change Direction. The...

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NKOTB Announce 80s ‘Mixtape Tour’
Oct08

NKOTB Announce 80s ‘Mixtape Tour’

New Kids On The Block, the multiplatinum selling pop super-group, unveiled an epic lineup for their highly anticipated 2019 tour. NKOTB took to the Today Show plaza to reveal The MixTape Tour with very special guests Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson and Naughty by Nature.  The five iconic pop and hip-hop acts will hit the road together for the first time ever on a 53-city tour across North America next summer. We never thought we...

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Netflix She-Ra Show is Coming Soon
Oct07

Netflix She-Ra Show is Coming Soon

What would this generation do without Netflix? Well, 80s fans should also be thankful as the company intends on bringing She-Ra, a popular 80s character back. She-Ra and The Princesses of Power is an animated series set to release pretty soon via Netflix. A trailer for the series was released and though it is an animated series, it looks pretty intense. She-Ra is He-Man’s twin sister and both characters were incredibly popular...

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Boston’s Greatest Hits: Rock Of Ages 80s Photo Contest
Oct01

Boston’s Greatest Hits: Rock Of Ages 80s Photo Contest

Here’s a fun little contest that from the folks over at WROR 105.7, Boston’s Greatest Hits. Submitting an awesome 80s photo seems like a piece of cake for our 80s readers. Boston’s Greatest Hits: Rock Of Ages 80s Photo Contest “Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood,” according to WROR. “Know What Love Is,...

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Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley Has New Music Coming
Sep30

Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley Has New Music Coming

Remember that dangerously amazing song called “True” by Spandau Ballet? Well, Tony Hadley, a former member of the band, has new music on the way. We’re wondering if there will be a new classic on the way with his new offerings. Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley Has New Music Coming “Coventry gig-goers will be some of the first to hear Tony Hadley’s new pop-rock tracks when the concert comes to the Ricoh...

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‘Cruise’ Film Takes Inspiration From The 80s
Sep27

‘Cruise’ Film Takes Inspiration From The 80s

Tomorrow marks the release of Cruise, a film set in the 80s and is so bold you’ll wonder how they got away with it. This film looks to be pretty heavy but features an easy base of a love story. From the trailer we can tell that there will be plenty of action, a lot of adult situations, some adrenaline-filled race scenes and what seems to be a very unlikely love story. The film features two main characters, Gio Fortunato played...

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Are The Shining Twins The Creepiest Kids Of The 80s?
Sep25

Are The Shining Twins The Creepiest Kids Of The 80s?

The Shining twins absolutely send chills down our spine every time we see or think about them. We have to wonder, are these the creepiest kids from the 80s when it comes to horror films? Are The Shining Twins The Creepiest Kids Of The 80s? Of course, when it comes to creepy kids, we’re not quite sure of the kids of the 80s could top some of the intensely terrifying kids in horror movies of today. However, the Grady twins...

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David Bowie 80s Career Revisited
Sep20

David Bowie 80s Career Revisited

In recent publication from UNCUT, the David Bowie 80s career has been revisited. The story featured some in-depth information on what Bowie’s biggest hits were, but also focused on some hits that were gravely overlooked when most people speak about Bowie. David Bowie 80s Career Revisited Signing for a reported $17 million, the piece looks at how Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’ – co-produced by Chic’s Nile Rogers and recorded in just 17...

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Top Chef Star Padma Lakshmi Joined the Hashtag InThe80sWe
Sep18

Top Chef Star Padma Lakshmi Joined the Hashtag InThe80sWe

If you were on Twitter over the weekend you saw a slew of tweets with the hashtag InThe80sWe and it was the ultimate throwback to the decade. It was so legendary that Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi even got in on the action with a pretty amazing photo that was so 80s it made us a bit jealous. Top Chef Star Padma Lakshmi Joined the Hashtag InThe80sWe “Lakshmi shared a fun black-and-white photo of herself with a group of friends —...

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Are 80s One Hit Wonders Better Than Decades Following?
Sep14

Are 80s One Hit Wonders Better Than Decades Following?

Every decade has its fair share of one hit wonders and honestly, the 80s had plenty of them. However, the question still remains, are 80s one hit wonders better than those from decades that followed? It’s easy to see that the quality of the one hit wonders from the 80s is pretty up there. Are 80s One Hit Wonders Better Than Decades Following? When you think of songs that meet the criteria for a one hit wonder, there are some...

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The Lost 80s Live Tour is Headed to New Jersey
Sep13

The Lost 80s Live Tour is Headed to New Jersey

Good news for 80s lovers in New Jersey as the Lost 80s Live makes its way to State Theatre New Jersey next week. If you’re unfamiliar with the concert, it contains some pretty awesome acts playing some of the most nostalgic hits of the decade. The Lost 80s Live Tour is Headed to New Jersey “The Lost 80’s line-up features some of the most iconic bands from the 1980s including A Flock of Seagulls; Wang Chung; Bow Wow Wow;...

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Joan Jett & Blackhearts Catalogs to Hit Streaming Services
Sep10

Joan Jett & Blackhearts Catalogs to Hit Streaming Services

Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings, a division of SME, have entered into an historic new agreement with Blackheart Records, the groundbreaking American music label founded in 1980 by rock icon Joan Jett, legendary songwriter/producer Kenny Laguna and Meryl Laguna. Joan Jett & Blackhearts Catalogs to Hit Streaming Services The new SME/Legacy/Blackheart pact covers the worldwide rights to Joan Jett’s recorded music...

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‘Flashdance The Musical’ Continues the 80s Takeover
Sep06

‘Flashdance The Musical’ Continues the 80s Takeover

Over the past couple of years there has been a definite 80s takeover. Now, that 80s takeover continues even further with “Flashdance the Musical.” A recent review of the musical will reveal why. ‘Flashdance The Musical’ Continues the 80s Takeover “At the Patchogue Theatre, the ‘80s are brought to life in the most recent Gateway Playhouse production of ‘Flashdance the Musical.’ With Julia...

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