INTERVIEW
1 year ago
"We're doing all these old, old songs on this tour, and it's been fun," Goo Goo Dolls' Johnny Rzeznik told the crowd at the Fillmore Detroit at a recent stop on the group's trek celebrating the 20th anniversary of its multi-platinum Dizzy Up the Girl album. "But," he continued, "I've gotta be honest [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year ago
“It’s a 20-year-old album, what the f***? On one hand, it’s cool that it’s held up,” lead singer and guitarist of the Goo Goo Dolls Johnny Rzeznik said to a packed audience at the House of Blues on Wednesday night. “On the other hand, it’s like, ‘You’re old Johnny, what the f***? [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year ago
WESTFIELD, N.J. – John Rzeznik lives in a spacious, two-story home with manicured landscaping and a wrap-around porch supported by white columns. There’s a minivan in the driveway, and a Tesla, too. When the doorbell clangs, a chocolate lab named Roscoe greets visitors. Rzeznik is inside on a ra [...]
PRESS RELEASE
1 year ago
Buffalo, New York - "Dyin' Tonight," an original song performed by Robby Takac of Goo Goo Dolls fame for the upcoming horror film Johnny Gruesome, has been released by Funhouse Productions and is available for purchase on major music platforms ahead of the film's October 16th VOD release. Takac co-w [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year 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
1 year ago
By 2014, the 34-year friendship between John Rzeznik and Robby Takac had frayed to the point of zero communication. That was a problem since they were still playing in the same band, the Goo Goo Dolls, which had peaked in the '90s with the MTV hits "Name" and "Iris." "I don't think we ever stopped c [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year ago
NASHVILLE — I’m backstage at a hallowed music hall, sitting across from a rock star, and he’s lifting his tattooed arm to grab a tissue. How did I get here? And more vitally, why is John Rzeznik here, laying bare some of his most personal moments? Our journey to this moment began two years e [...]
BLOG
1 year ago
Heyheyhey In Rockers and Welcome to this month’s edition of the Lobby coming to you from Anchorage, Alsaska as GGDS make our way through a short 3 show run through Vancouver BC, Alaska and then Oregon. We perform a trio of shows after a short break back home following a month long tour of Europe. [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year ago
Can you believe songs like “Iris” and “Slide” by multi-platinum rockers, the Goo Goo Dolls, turned 20 years old this year? Dizzy Up the Girl turned 20 just last month and to commemorate that, the band has just embarked on a national tour. With its certified 4x platinum hit by the RIAA, “Ir [...]
INTERVIEW
1 year 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, [...]