NEWS
11 months ago
Want to win tickets to see The Goo Goo Dolls in concert and do some good at the same time?  All it'll cost you is ten bucks. The band is teaming up with the charity site Omaze to give fans the chance to win a VIP concert experience by supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. To be ent [...]
INTERVIEW
12 months ago
The Goo Goo Dolls still look back fondly at the kid who danced on stage with the band on Independence Day years ago. After slugging it out on the club circuit for a decade, the Goo Goo Dolls almost called it quits just before the straightforward rock band hit sonic paydirt. “[Vocalist-guitarist] [...]
INTERVIEW
12 months ago
Although Goo Goo Dolls bassist and singer Robby Takac says there is now much less booze on the tour bus than there used to be, he fondly recalls how an even more famous rocker once redefined what it meant to be “sober.” “We walk into Keith [Richards]’ dressing room, and they had a whole bun [...]
INTERVIEW
12 months ago
Goo Goo Dolls frontman Johnny Rzeznik is currently touring the country, but his greatest pride and joy is back at home. Back in December, the singer became a dad for the first time at age 51 when his wife gave birth to their daughter, Liliana. While she’s too young to join him on the tour bus ju [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year ago
Goo Goo Dolls kick off their Long Way Home tour with Phillip Phillips tonight in Mountainview, California.   Goo Goo Dolls frontman Johnny Rzeznik says when it comes to writing a set list, there's only one hard-and-fast rule -- "You gotta play all the hits." "There's, like, 12 or 13 songs [...]
INTERVIEW
12 months ago
Thirty years ago, the Goo Goo Dolls rolled out of Buffalo with their self-titled debut album playing gritty, punk-flavored rock that favored energy over craft. Much has changed during the past three decades. Over the course of 11 studio albums the Goos have evolved into a polished group with a pil [...]
INTERVIEW
12 months ago
As most musicians around long enough to remember the era before streaming music - also known as the 1990s - understand the challenges of simply staying in the minds of listeners. But for Grammy Award-nominated, platinum selling rock veterans Goo Goo Dolls, radio stalwarts and road warriors with a r [...]
BLOG
12 months ago
Heyhey In Rockers and Welcome once again to The Lobby, a monthly opportunity for me to review the last 30 days of my life and share them with you the In Rock Readers as we have been doing for the past decade here in these pages. This is a pretty unique month for me I must say, aside from the usual m [...]
BLOG
1 year ago
Heyhey In Rockers and Welcome once again to The Lobby, a monthly opportunity for me to review the last 30 days of my life and share them with you the In Rock Readers as we have been doing for the past decade here in these pages. This is a pretty unique month for me I must say, aside from the usual m [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year ago
Formed in Buffalo, New York, in 1986, the Goo Goo Dolls have sold more than 12 million albums. The band — as led by vocalist/guitarist Johnny Rzeznik and bassist/sometimes-vocalist Robby Takac — has scored more than a dozen Top 10 hits, and the group’s 2016 release, Boxes, was yet another Bill [...]