INTERVIEW
1 month ago
When Robby Takac was a kid, he would watch a sitcom that opened with a shot of the Tyler Davidson Fountain in Cincinnati, Ohio. He thought it was cool the way the water comes out of the statue’s hands and now, years later, he stares out at it from his hotel room as he prepares for a concert in fro [...]
NEWS
1 month ago
Band recently released 13th studio album Fresh off the release of their new 13th studio album, Chaos in Bloom, Goo Goo Dolls have reached a new milestone in their nearly four decade career as their indelible smash hit “Iris” has officially eclipsed one billion streams on Spotify. The song, whic [...]
INTERVIEW
1 month ago
by Katherine Yeske Taylor For their thirteenth studio album, Chaos in Bloom, beloved alternative rock band Goo Goo Dolls are examining the unsettled (and unsettling) status of the world these days. It’s a more thoughtful and forthright approach than many bands tend to employ, which may explain wh [...]
INTERVIEW
2 months ago
With a new album, Chaos in Bloom, dropping Aug. 12 and a tour coming through The Land just two days before, we caught up with the bassist to discuss the band’s newest record, old hits and their history in Cleveland. Goo Goo Dolls have a long history with The Land. Before releasing ‘90s radio r [...]
INTERVIEW
2 months ago
“Yeah, you bleed just to know you’re alive” may sound like a 2013 Tumblr quote, but you probably heard it way earlier than that in the backseat of a rock lover's car. The Goo Goo Dolls, most famously known for their 1998 chart-topping hit, “Iris,” hit the road for their first full tour s [...]
INTERVIEW
1 month ago
When the world hands you a pandemic, make your way into the woods. Once the world slowly began reopening, the Goo Goo Dolls remotely regrouped inside a 19th-century church-turned-studio in Woodstock, New York. Armed with a library of vintage gear and instruments, the band, along with co-writer and c [...]
INTERVIEW
1 month ago
John Rzeznik leads the Goo Goo Dolls into Stanford The Goo Goo Dolls were hardly an overnight sensation. Having formed in Buffalo in 1986, the group spent years working on its craft and building a fan base before it finally broke through to the mainstream, in a big way, with 1995’s “A Boy Name [...]
NEWS
1 month ago
The inductees will officially enter the Hall of Fame this fall. BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Music Hall of Fame announced its newest class on Tuesday at the Buffalo History Museum. This year's class includes many accomplished artists including Robby Takac, a founding member of the Goo Goo Dolls. [...]
INTERVIEW
2 months ago
Frontman John Rzeznik on the band’s 13th studio album and staying “a little bit” optimistic during these trying times “We had to create our own scene because there wasn’t one in Buffalo at the time that was that welcoming…” Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik tells me, of the early da [...]
INTERVIEW
2 months ago
The Buffalo, NY, rock stalwarts return with Chaos in Bloom, a record produced by Rzeznik, featuring some truly epicurean tones. Here, the guitarist tells us how it all came together Chaos in Bloom is the Goo Goo Dolls 13th studio album and on the new album, the band continue building upon their mus [...]