Tag Archives: 80s

Poptone release ‘Go!’ video

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Poptone

Poptone have released a new video for Go! and kicked off their West Coast tour ahead of their debut album release. Through this project, Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins – both founders of Bauhaus, Tones On Tail and Love and Rockets – they continue to carry the torch of these critically acclaimed bands. As Poptone, they are now joined by Kevin’s daughter Diva… Read more »

Let’s Rock announce 8 UK festivals across May/June/July 2017

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Let’s Rock have announced 8 new festivals across May, June and July 2017. Featuring artists such as Stereo MCs, The Human League, A Flock Of Seagulls, Chesney Hawkes, Jason Donovan, Happy Mondays, Cast, Toyah, OMD, Nik Kershaw, Tony Hadley, Kid Creole and more, the festivals aim to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness,… Read more »

Nena announces 99 Luftballoons Over America tour

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Nena tour poster

NENA is coming to America: yep, that Nena! 99 Luftballons was the first German-language song to enter the US charts since Marlene Dietrich, yet although the pop queen toured all over the world, she never made it over to the US to perform. NENA has continued to rule the charts in Germany with sixteen studio albums and countless hits, and now is… Read more »

The Smiths reforming rumours resurface

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The Smiths

This week, there was yet another rumour about the 80s legends The Smiths’ reforming this year, which seems to first have appeared on music-news.com. On Thursday, they published a story reading: “Music-News.com has learnt that one of the greatest bands the world has ever known are to reform. The Smiths, widely regarded as THE seminal British band, are to throw… Read more »