It’s time to put the Popdose mascot in hiding for the week as everyone’s favorite carnivore, Mr. Ozzy Osbourne comes to town. He’s bringing with him Oingo Boingo and Sinead. If I had know it was gonna be this kind of party….
MTV did more than just feed Adam Curry’s hairspray addiction — it also broke Top 40 playlists wide open during the ’80s. With his latest Mix Six, Ted Asregadoo looks back at some of the songs that probably wouldn’t have been hits without the network’s help.
In this week’s Bottom Feeders, Dave Steed takes us through a decade’s worth of chart-scraping tracks from acts whose names start with the letter O — and learns the hard way that no one needs to release 16 albums in 10 years.
In his latest column, Tom Werman relives the wild and crazy early ’80s, including some time behind the boards for Motley Crue, a narrow brush with Timothy B. Schmit, and a fateful meeting with some dudes who were not going to take it (anymore).