INTERVIEW
8 months ago
This is the place where Robby Takac feels the flutters: onstage, a few hours before a show, right around soundcheck, when the Goo Goo Dolls’ music tends to echo off the empty seats. It’s in moments like this, before the fans show up, where Takac’s nerves creep in. Man, Takac thinks to himself [...]
INTERVIEW
8 months ago
When stardom finally hit for the Goo Goo Dolls in the mid-late 1990s, it came not a moment too soon. After 1995’s “A Boy Named Goo” became their first platinum album, they hit a new high in 1998 with the monster radio hit “Iris,” which was featured on the “City of Angels” film soundtra [...]
INTERVIEW
8 months ago
By BRENNAN SMITH Goo Goo Dolls bassist Robby Takac admits that when producers push him toward re-creating a sound from the band's most successful era, it's a trigger to "run the other way." Maybe that's the type of perspective that comes after 30 years of touring and playing music — revisiting "t [...]
INTERVIEW
8 months ago
By THOM JENNINGS On Saturday, Buffalo’s greatest source of musical pride, The Goo Goo Dolls, will stop at Darien Lake along with Collective Soul and Tribe Society. The Goo Goo Dolls are touring in support of their latest release, “Boxes,” their 11th studio album. Formed in Buffalo in 1986, T [...]
INTERVIEW
8 months ago
With hits like “Iris,” “Black Balloon” and “Slide” in its music catalogue, Goo Goo Dolls have recorded some of the most memorable pop songs of the last 30 years, with “Iris” still a mainstay at weddings around the country. “How many musicians would give everything they have just t [...]
INTERVIEW
8 months ago
Last week I connected with Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik, who was on tour in Florida, to chat about his relationship with Robby Takac. The conversation with Rzeznik extended far beyond a few soundbites about his bandmate of 30 years, and I think it's worth sharing. Rzeznik discussed his soon- [...]
INTERVIEW
8 months ago
Back in 1991, if you wanted to know the full names of the guys in the Goo Goo Dolls, you had to ask — because the credits on their records wouldn’t tell you. On “Hold Me Up,” the band’s third album, the liner notes stated simply, “The Goo Goo Dolls Are: George, Drums, Vocal; Johnny, Gui [...]
NEWS
8 months ago
The Goo Goo Dolls have added new dates to their fall headline tour with SafetySuit!   Inner Machine fan club presales start on August 23rd at 10am local venue time. General on sales will be on August 26th at 10am local venue time. For more information on Inner Machine fan club presales [...]
INTERVIEW
8 months ago
by Jeff Miers The Goo Goo Dolls have spent the summer on the road with guests Collective Soul and Tribe Society, touring arenas and sheds across the country in support of the recently released album "Boxes," a collection that founders John Rzeznik and Robby Takac consider to be a creative rebirth. [...]
NEWS
8 months ago
The Goo Goo Dolls will head out on a North American fall headline tour with special guests SafetySuit!   Inner Machine Fan Club member pre-sales will begin on Tuesday, August 16th at 10am local venue time. Not a member of Inner Machine? Join here: http://googoodolls.com/fanclub   General tick [...]