Interest: 1980s


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 19, 2020
Tears for Fears: ‘The Seeds of Love’ Super Deluxe Edition Coming 10/9 — Preview/Pre-Order

The Seeds of Love was the third album from Tears for Fears, released in 1989 on the heels of the band‘s mega-successful Songs from the Big Chair four years earlier...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 28, 2020
The Psychedelic Furs Return: Richard Butler on Early-Era MTV, Post-Punk and ‘Made of Rain,’ the Furs’ First Album in 29 Years (Q&A)

The Psychedelic Furs were gods of the MTV era. But after a ten-year run, and a string of hit songs, albums, and era-defining videos – not to mention having a...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 4, 2020
6/13: ‘Back to the Basement’ Virtual Concert for COVID-19 Relief, ft. A Flock Of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Naked Eyes, Tiffany and More

On Saturday, June 13, a number of iconic acts from the 1980s will gather — remotely — for the Back to the Basement virtual concert, an online fundraising concert from...


Rock Cellar Magazine
May 1, 2020
Watch a New At-Home Performance of ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ from the Members of Crowded House

In April of 1987, the song “Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Crowded House hit the No. 2 spot on the Billboard charts in the United States, the highest mark the...


Rock Cellar Magazine
March 31, 2020
Listen to an Hour-Plus Interview with Tom Petty, Circa 1985 and the ‘Southern Accents’ Era

In 1985, rock and roll writer Steve Rosen headed to Sunset Boulevard to interview Tom Petty. Southern Accents, Petty’s sixth album with the Heartbreakers, had recently been released and Petty...


Rock Cellar Magazine
February 11, 2020
Cruel World Festival 2020: Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo, More Headlining Ultimate ’80s Concert in Los Angeles

How much do you love the music of the 1980s? If the answer is “a lot,” well, Goldenvoice has the festival for you. On Tuesday, the Cruel World Festival was...


Rock Cellar Magazine
December 10, 2019
Rest in Peace, Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson (1958 – 2019)

Marie Fredriksson, vocalist for the Swedish pop/rock band Roxette, has passed away at the age of 61 after a battle with brain cancer. The news was posted to the band’s...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 23, 2019
If You Liked the 1980s You’ll Enjoy Incubus’ New Song and Music Video, ‘Into the Summer’

Incubus premiered a new song titled “Into the Summer” on Friday. Everything about it, from Michael Einziger’s funky guitar lick to Ben Kenney’s slap bass rhythm to Brandon Boyd’s soaring...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 29, 2019
Bryan Adams + Billy Idol Announce Co-Headlining Summer Shows

If you like hits from the 1980s, this one’s for you. In August, Bryan Adams and Billy Idol will join forces for a special limited run of eight co-headlining concerts,...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 26, 2019
‘The Police: Everyone Stares,’ a Stewart Copeland Film, Hitting Blu-ray/Digital May 31

Social media and mobile phones have afforded us all endless opportunities to document nearly every thought or event that ever happens to us — it’s a big reason we’re all...