INTERVIEW
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year ago
Robby Takac can’t believe he is still making music after 31 years as the bassist/vocalist in the Goo Goo Dolls. Spending summers hitting the road with frontman John Rzeznik and drummer/Phoenix native Craig Macintyre is fulfilling. “It’s just amazing to me that people are still excited about i [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year ago
The Goo Goo Dolls are heading out on another summer tour this year, the Long Way Home tour (with Phillip Phillips) kicking off in July. But despite being 30 years and countless tours into their career, frontman Johnny Rzeznik suggests that this summer is going to be bigger and better than ever befor [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year ago
A boy named Goo and the soundtrack to his life... Goo Goo Dolls main man John Rzeznik has been productive lately, in every sense. His wife Melina Gallo gave birth to their daughter, Liliana, in December. “She’s awesome," he says. "It’s hard to be away from her, and I would have never thought [...]
PRESS RELEASE
1 year ago
Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls today announce the release of their new 5 song EP You Should Be Happy, via Warner Bros. Records. The EP was recorded at EastWest studios in LA and produced by Drew Pearson (OneRepublic, Katy Perry) who first collaborated with the band on their prev [...]