INTERVIEW
2 months ago
The biggest musical act possibly ever to hail from Buffalo comes home Friday, Oct. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 21. The Goo Goo Dolls return to Shea’s Performing Arts Center 20 years removed from their release of “Dizzy Up The Girl” to perform the record in its entirety, plus an additional set of s [...]
INTERVIEW
3 months ago
Following the success of "Name," the breakthrough single from 1995's "A Boy Named Goo," John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls was hoping for another hit. But first he had to come up with the songs, and that was proving to be harder than he would've hoped. "The source of the writer’s block was wantin [...]
INTERVIEW
3 months ago
As Rzeznik prepares to hit the road for a Goo Goo Dolls anniversary tour, he looks back at the record that changed everything for the band. This week, the Goo Goo Dolls will do something they've never done before: play their hit 1998 album "Dizzy Up the Girl" in full on stage. Yep, to mark "Dizzy' [...]
INTERVIEW
3 months ago
New York - John Rzeznik, the lead singer and guitarist of the Goo Goo Dolls, chatted with Digital Journal about their 20th anniversary tour of their seminal album "Dizzy Up the Girl." "It amazes me that it has been that long," he said, about Dizzy Up the Girl celebrating its 20-year anniversary. "I [...]
BLOG
4 months ago
Hey hey In Rockers and Welcome to The Lobby, a chance for us to catch up, and this month I’m truly catching up as I just returned from a quick 6 days in Japan with my wife and daughter and a trip to Canada, now I am now sitting in my house after a whole lot of travel over the past few weeks. Lots [...]
INTERVIEW
3 months ago
The Goo Goo Dolls frontman recalls the "chaotic" set of the incredible shoot. There was one epic meeting of the minds in 2000, as "Total Request Live" and photographer David LaChapelle staged one helluva photoshoot with the biggest names in music at the time. Dubbed the "TRL Class of 1999" photo, [...]
INTERVIEW
3 months ago
Robby Takac sees excitement at home in Buffalo. The Goo Goo Dolls, Takac’s band, are set to embark on an anniversary tour in support of “Dizzy Up the Girl.” The 1998 record is responsible for hits like “Slide” and “Black Balloon,” and projected the Goo Goo Dolls to the forefront of t [...]
INTERVIEW
3 months ago
Goo Goo Dolls fick till en gigantisk hit 1998 med “Iris” I samband med deras spelning på Gröna Lund tog vi tillfället i akt att ställa några frågor till Johnny och Robby. Ett samtal fyllt med skratt och historier om hemstaden Buffalo, vilka skivor som fick in dem på rätt spår och tröst [...]
INTERVIEW
3 months ago
You don’t have to have been alive in 1998 to instantly recognize that jangly mandolin, swelling strings, and those crisp acoustic chords. The Goo Goo Dolls’ “Iris,” a single written for the late-’90s Nic Cage-Meg Ryan cryfest City Of Angels, continues its ubiquity, even 20 years after it f [...]
INTERVIEW
5 months ago
Robby Takac calls them “car-seat hostages.” They are the kids that were first introduced to the music of the Goo Goo Dolls in their parents’ cars and minivans, helplessly strapped in while the band’s softer hits played on an endless loop on the radio. “We were on the radio all the time, [...]