- 3/30/99 23:48:40 - Check out an awesome review of the
Chicago (3/26) show from Jenny!
You can vote for the Goo's as GQ's Band of the Year on their
! Vote by April 26, and yes, your votes do count! (Thanks to Jenny for letting
Updates to the Show Board and
Jen tells me that Iris has been released in Ireland now!
- 3/29/99 23:31:18 - I heard from Nichole that the Olean (5/2) show is sold out!
The Total Request Live Kickoff Party from Spring Break will rerun on MTV this weekend!
Look for the Goo's playing Slide in the last 10 minutes or so! Rerun times are 5 pm
eastern on Friday, and 12 pm eastern on Saturday! The Goo's will also be on the
Best of Hard Rock Live on VH-1 at midnight eastern on Saturday, performing Iris.
Ben allowed me to link to his .wav file of Up Yours, from the
Many, many more updates to the Show Board! Check
out the shows you are going to!
- 3/28/99 12:03:27 - Check out two cool reviews! One from HaeMi, who was on the
crew for the Goo's show at Hofstra (3/24) and the
other from my buddy Joe, who caught the Stones/Goo show in
Also, Lynsey sent some pictures of John from the London
shows! Also check out pictures from past shows on the tour on the new
Dizzy Up The Girl Tour Picture Page!
Slide dropped to #5 on the VH-1 countdown, #4 on Rick Dees' Top 40, and stayed at #4
on Casey's American Top 40. Also, Tamsin reports that Slide is down to #37 on the UK
Pepsi chart, but there is talk that they will re-release Iris in the UK.
Again, many more updates to the Show Board, a
seller for the Albany (5/11) show is now on the Ticket
Trade and I
added Amber to the Goo Fans' Photo Album!
- 3/27/99 21:37:10 - New shows! For the lucky Albany fans, May 3rd's "TBA" has been announced as a
show at the McLain Center in Albany, NY! Also, Elena send word that the Goo's will
play the Heineken Jammin' Festival at the Autodromo di Imola in Imola, Italy
on June 19!
Tickets are on sale now for both the
Poughkeepsie (5/14) and
Asbury Park (5/30) shows! They go on sale via
Ticketmaster on Monday (3/29) for the
Peoria (4/10) show!
Kelly sends word that the Goo's will be featured on a 2-part MuchMusic spotlight
on April 7 and 8! In other MuchMusic news, she says Dizzy has entered the
countdown at #26!
The Goo's will be on MTV tomorrow - first on the Spankin' New Music show at
I believe 9 am and 4 pm Eastern, and then 120 Minutes will debut the video
at 12:30 am Eastern!
Tamsin sends word that Slide has entered the UK Indie Top 30 singles chart at #12!
- 3/26/99 18:21:23 - There's a new Johnny site in the World Wide Web of Goo!
Chelle is proud to announce:
Rzeznik Fan Club-JohnnyLovers! Here's what she has to say:
This site is the home of The Johnny Rzeznik Fan Club. The site includes
pictures, interviews, facts, and other features. It is a fan club for
the very talented Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist of the wonderful band the
Goo Goo Dolls, who we all know and love, Johnny Rzeznik. Once you join
the club, you will receive a newsletter every month telling you updates
on the site, the band, and the latest news. I (Chelle) will update it
frequently, and will do the very best I can to meet your standards. So,
please visit, and most important, have fun and enjoy. Thank you.
Dizzy Up The Girl has been certified Double-Platinum!
On the Billboard Charts for the week of 4/3/99:
- Slide is still #1 on the Adult Top 40 and is
down 1 spot to #13 on the Hot 100 Singles Chart
- Dizzy is up 5 spots to #15 on the Modern Rock Tracks Chart and was picked as an
"Airpower" song for the week on that chart!
- Iris is down 1 spot to #17 on the Adult Top 40
- Dizzy Up The Girl is down 4 spots to #40 on the Top 200 Albums Chart
I've heard the Sunfest (4/28) show is now sold out! Here is a
Ticketmaster link, just in case! Tickets only went on sale two days ago!
The Goo's are now the 23rd most requested show (not just tour) on the Ticketmaster web site!
Speaking of shows, there are many more updates to the
Show Board, check out to see if people have
been added to the shows to which you are going!
The Goo's are pictured in the new Rolling Stone magazine
(Brittney Spears cover) with a small snippet in the text in their Grammy review.
- 3/25/99 10:30:58 - The Ticketmaster link for the Poughkeepsie show seems to have
disappeared for now, but I'm assuming the on sale date is still valid. However, here's a link
to tickets for the
Ruston, LA (4/23) show, for which tickets go on sale 4/1! Also, Monica
tells me that tickets for the Atlantic City (5/15) show are on sale now through the
Trump Marina's box office, (800) 736-1420, or (609) 441-2000! They are $28 each! Here is the
Check out this cool review of the Boston (3/23)
show from Heather!
Joe tells me that tomorrow morning the Goo's will be interviewed by the Eric and Kathy
Morning Show on the Mix 101.9 in Chicago!
- 3/24/99 12:33:05 - Tickets for the Poughkeepsie, NY (5/14) show go sale on
Saturday (3/27) at 10 am, and for the Providence, RI (5/19) show, they are on sale
on Friday (3/26) at noon! Here are Ticketmaster links for
Check out this link for an
interview with Robby from the Boston Herald! (Thanks, Laura!)
I added Lynsey and Roxanne to the Goo Fans' Photo Album!
A group of Goo fans have asked me to post the following:
We are trying to get Lazy Eye on MTV's Total Request Live on Thursday (3/25).
We would like all of you to call 1-800-DIAL-MTV at 3 pm Eastern, or vote online
at www.mtv.com! People got the New Kids on, so we think we can do this! It's worth
- 3/23/99 10:37:56 - Two cool reviews of last night's Boston show! Check out
reviews from Kyle and
00:19:41 - Check out a cool, long review on the
Charlotte (3/20) show from Olga!
Also, there are many updates to the May dates on the
Show Board and new buyers for the Ames, Dallas, and
Myrtle Beach shows on the Ticket Trade!
- 3/22/99 21:09:06 - Tina sends word on a package trip Michigan radio station 103.1
Radio X is sponsering. For $250, you get transportation, hotel accomodations, and tickets
for the Music Midtown Festival the Goo's are playing in Atlanta (4/30). For more info,
call (810) 664-8555.
14:39:07 - New show date! The TBA for 5/16 has been
announced! The Goo's (with Fastball) will play the Star Pavillion in
Hershey, PA! Tickets go on sale via Ticketmaster on March 27! (Thanks,
Jim!) Here are Ticketmaster links for the
Hershey (5/16) and
Newark (5/18) show! (tickets for Newark go on sale
- 3/21/99 16:43:34 - From the UK: Slide is up to #9 on London's alternative
chart, but narrowly missed entering the Top 40 on the UK's official chart. Also,
on the Pepsi Chart Show's Top 30 - based on sales and airplay - Slide entered at #28!
(Thanks, Sarah and Tamsin!)
The Goo's will be featured on next weekend's Spankin' New Videos show on MTV. The
show airs at 2 pm Eastern on MTV! Be prepared to see Dizzy!
Here's the text of an interview from the UK's
"Showbiz Weekly", sent in by Paul!
Also, check out some more photos from Roxanne, from the
Philadelphia (11/6/98) show!
13:11:24 - Here's a short review of last night's Stones/Goo show
in Charlotte from Doug!
Also, in case you've forgotten or missed it, the Goo's will be on FANatic one month
from today (4/21)! More updates later!
- 3/20/99 11:47:00 - The Goo's performed Slide and were interviewed
on MTV's Spring Break Total Request Launch Party! They looked and sounded great, and
check below for a couple more rerun times!
Here's a Ticketmaster link to tickets for the
Albany (5/11) show, which went on sale today!
On the Radio Top 40's, Slide is down 1 to #4 on Casey's
American Top 40 and down 1 to #3 on Rick Dees' Top 40. Slide was #3 on
VH-1's Countdown (Thanks, Michele!)
- 3/19/99 10:25:46 - Don't forget to watch the Goo's on the Spring Break
kickoff today! I believe show times are 3:30 pm and midnight, Eastern. The show
will repeat at 10 am Saturday, and 3:30 am and 9 am Sunday!
There's a charity auction for a Myrtle Beach HOB (4/2) ticket on Yahoo! If you
are interested in going, this a great chance to get a ticket and help out others!
Check out Tamsin's review of the
London (3/12) show!
Updates to the Ticket Trade,
Trading Board, and
Goo Fans' Photo Album (Sonia).
- 3/18/99 14:23:57 - Andrea sends word that tickets for the Albany (5/11) show
go on sale this Saturday! Check out all the ticket info I know (including
more on the Albany show) on the Tour Calendar!
On the Billboard Charts for the week of 3/27/99:
- Slide has moved up 1 spot to hit #1 on the Adult Top 40 and is
still #12 on the Hot 100 Singles Chart
- Dizzy is still at #20 on the Modern Rock Tracks Chart!
- Iris is down 4 spots to #16 on the Adult Top 40
- Dizzy Up The Girl is down 3 spots to #36 on the Top 200 Albums Chart
Apparently Dizzy is on a new episode of MTV's "Say What?". They are the second song
of the episode, following a KORN song. (Thanks, Amanda!)
- 3/17/99 14:36:48 - Monica sent me some great photos of her
Goo encounter in Australia! Also,
check out shots of John,
both of them from the concert!
I've fixed the problems with the MTV links on the
More updates to the
Show Board, and
Cindy sends word that Slide has broken into the South
African Top 40 at #38!
- 3/16/99 12:26:55 - I've heard from a couple sources now that the Goo's have
pulled out of the 6/26 show with Aerosmith at Wembley Stadium in London. I'll of course
keep everyone updated.
09:38:02 - Check out great pictures of
John from the London (3/12) show! Pics of
Robby should be on their way soon.
I've also added reviews of the London (3/11 and 3/12)
shows from the Rouses!
I've added another new feature to the World of Goo! Check out the
Trading Board! People have asked me
for a place to list have and want lists for trading Goo bootlegs and other taped
performances, so here it is! If you want to send in your info, drop me an email at
Massive updates to the Show Board, and
also there's a new seller for the Cape Girardeau, MO (4/9) show on the
- 3/15/99 15:50:40 - A bunch of new concert dates!!! Fastball will open
these dates, as well as the Olean, NY (5/2) show, and Dovetail Joint will now be
opening for the dates from 4/20 to 4/30! Check the Tour
Calendar for all the tour dates!
- 5/3 - TBA
- 5/5 - Louisville, KY @ Louisville Gardens
- 5/7 - Memphis, TN @ Beale Street Festival
- 5/8 - Cincinnati, OH @ Jammin' on Main
- 5/9 - Erie, PA @ Warner Theater
- 5/11 - Albany, NY @ Palace Theater
- 5/12 - Utica, NY @ Stanley Theater
- 5/14 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ Mid-Hudson Civic Center
- 5/15 - Atlantic City, NJ @ Trump Resort
- 5/16 - TBA
- 5/18 - Newark, DE @ Bob Carpenter Center
- 5/19 - Providence, RI @ Performing Arts Center
- 5/21 - TBA
- 5/23 - TBA
- 5/25 - Pittsburgh, PA @ I.C. Light Amphitheater
- 5/26 - Scranton, PA @ SC Youth Center
- 5/28 - Cleveland, OH @ Burke Lakefront Airport
- 5/30 - Asbury Park, NJ @ Convention Center
14:12:51 - On the Radio Top 40's, Slide is down 1 to #3 on Casey's
American Top 40 and steady at #2 on Rick Dees' Top 40.
New poll question! Go to the Goo Goo Polls page
to vote in the poll and see last month's results!
The MTV performance I told you about that was taped on March 7 has been scheduled!
Tammy sends word that the Goo's performance on the Total Request Kickoff Party
for MTV's spring break will be shown at the following times:
FRI 3/19 3:30 p.m., Midnight
SAT 3/20 10 a.m., 3:30 a.m. (Sunday morning)
SUN 3/21 9 a.m
- 3/14/99 19:19:42 - New tour dates! May 14
in Poughkeepsie, NY and May 15 in Atlantic City, NJ! (Thanks, Amanda and V.!) I
don't have definate confirmation on these, but these two are both pretty good sources!
Also, according to Kim, the Dallas (4/24) show has sold out!
Check out Paul's review of the London (3/12) show
and Carina's review of the Sydney (2/17) show!
Updates to the Ticket Trade
(buying for 3/30 and selling for 4/1) and the
Goo Fans' Photo Album (Inge, Tomie, and Stuart)!
- 3/12/99 13:20:25 - The Goo's have a short article and picture in the April issue
of Jane magazine! (Thanks, Rachel!)
I've added May and June to the Tour Calendar!
There isn't much there yet, but look for more dates in those months soon!
On the Billboard Charts for the week of 3/20/99:
- Dizzy is up five spots to #20 on the Modern Rock Tracks Chart!
- Slide is still at #2 on the Adult Top 40 and
down 1 spot to #12 on the Hot 100 Singles Chart
- Iris is up 1 spot to #12 on the Adult Top 40
- Dizzy Up The Girl is still at #33 on the Top 200 Albums Chart
Slide was #3 on this week's VH-1 Countdown. (Thanks, Tom)
- 3/11/99 14:44:40 - New concert date! The Goo's will play the
Stanley Performing Arts Center in Utica, NY on May 12, apparently with
Fastball! Tickets go on sale via
Ticketmaster on 3/29! Also, tickets for the
Fayetteville, AR (4/21) show go on sale via
Ticketmaster on 3/27!
- 3/10/99 21:20:06 - Nothing much new today, but London's ready to
be rocked by the Goo's at two sold out shows tomorrow! A number of other shows
are now sold out, including Stevens Point, Myrtle Beach, Buckhannon, and Morehead!
There are a couple updates to the
Show Board and
- 3/9/99 12:18:32 - If you go to the tours
page and click on "Frames", you will see a new feature of the World of Goo -- a
complete calendar of all of the Goo's concert, TV, and other appearances. Let me know
what you think of this new feature, or if you have problems accessing it, via email
Naoko sent me some cool pics! Check out:
a flyer for the Japan shows,
the Name EP Cover,
the Name EP Back,
the guys in Japan #1,
the guys in Japan #2, and
Johnny. The Name EP, as well as the
previously pictured Dizzy EP, are Japan-only releases, so you'll have to look to
local and internet music stores to import them for you.
Check out many new updates to the
Show Board (4/5, 4/24, and 5/2) and
Ticket Trade (3/23, 3/26, and 3/29)! I also
added Salma to the Goo Fans' Photo Album!
The Goo's UK Label, Edel Records, is beginning to push them in Europe. The Slide single
was released in the UK yesterday! (Thanks, Rune!)
- 3/8/99 21:58:23 - The Dizzy video is now out on most North American music
channels, including MuchMusic, MTV, VH-1, and the Box (video #134 here, at least). It is
part of a new GGD Back2Back Video on VH-1, so look for that. You can also now vote for
Dizzy for the Total Request Live countdown on MTV.
I hear both the Buckhannon, WV (4/5) and Morehead, KY (4/6) show are sold out!
John is interviewed in the latest Entertainment Weekly! There is a picture and a quote or
two from him regarding the new MP3 technology. He says:
"It can be a powerful promotion tool with sound clips, live webcasts,
and things of the like. But mp3 raises some questions about our rights
as musicians. We can't have every song available for the taking. This
is our job, after all. We deserve our paychecks."
I added Laura and Beth
to the Goo Fans' Photo Album!
- 3/6/99 17:08:23 - On the radio Top 40's, Slide is holding steady at #2 on both
Rick Dees' Top 40 and Casey's American Top 40.
There's a new MTV Online article about the Goo's and videos. It's nothing especially
new, but it's press, and that's good!
Doug sent me scans of the new Dizzy EP front and
Updates to the Show Board!
- 3/5/99 01:00:05 - Here's the text of the latest
Teen People article. It's
suprisingly very well-written and contains some great information and insight.
On the Billboard Charts for the week of 3/13/99:
- Slide is still at #2 on the Adult Top 40,
still at #11 on the Hot 100 Singles Chart, and
still at #17 on the Modern Rock Tracks Chart
- Iris is down 2 spots to #13 on the Adult Top 40
- Dizzy Up The Girl is still at #33 on the Top 200 Albums Chart, although the
1999 Grammy Nominees CD (Iris is track #3) is up 10 spots to #8
There's updated ticket info on the tours page for the
Atlanta, GA (4/30) show from Terry.
- 3/4/99 12:32:58 - Amber reports that Slide is up 3 spots to #18 and
Dizzy Up The Girl is up 3 spots to #24 on the Australian National Top 40's!
In Denmark, the Goo's are finally getting a push, with two articles in the
big Scandinavian magazine "MIX" and with DUTG entering the album Top 40
at #33. (Thanks, Thomas!)
Update to the Show Board and I added Kim and
Vera to the Fans' Photo Album!
The latest info I've seen, by the way, says that DUTG has sold 1.4 million copies
And on a fun note,
Dizzy became the "Supreme Champion" on 106.5 The End in Charlotte, NC's Rock Wrestling
(meaning they were the caller's choice 5 times in a row)!
- 3/3/99 19:42:05 - More ticket info on the Wembley (6/26) show!
It's billed as the "Toxic Twin Towers Ball". Tickets are
£28.50-£34, depending on if you want reserved or general admission tickets.
You can get tickets starting March 6 by dialing (UK) 0870 160 2000, or from Virgin
Radio Concert Line or possibly
http://www.tickets-online.co.uk. (Thanks Emma and Matt!)
17:33:59 - A link from Monica to pics from the
backyard barbecue the Goo's played in Australia!
Tickets for the Midtown Music Festival in Atlanta, GA the Goo's are playing on 4/30 go on
sale 3/12 at 10 am. I don't know if this is Ticketmaster, so you'll have to check local
outlets. One day passes for Friday (Goo day) and Saturday are $25 and for Sunday it is $30.
In Germany, you can look for the Goo's in March issues of Guitar and Visions! Visions
critics give DUTG 10 out of 12 points!
09:09:31 - David from Scotland tells me that one of the newspapers there
reports that the Goo's will open for Aerosmith at Wembley Stadium in London,
England on 6/26/99! Other acts include: Lenny Kravitz, the Stereophonics, and the
Black Crowes. This would be a HUGE venue and GREAT show for the Goo's!
- 3/2/99 14:20:23 - Remember the Goo's will be on the Tonight Show w/ Jay
Leno tonight at 11:30 Eastern!
- 3/1/99 16:06:02 - Show info for the Dallas, TX (4/24) show! The Goo's are
playing the 10-band event "Edgefest" for 94.5 Edge in Dallas/Ft. Worth. Tickets go
on sale via Ticketmaster outlets and web on Friday, March 12, at 4 pm. Doors open
at 10 am, and the concert starts at noon. In addition to
the Goo's, bands at the event will be: Blink 182, Collective Soul, Toadies, Marvelous 3,
Eve 6, Dovetail Joint, Nixons, Stabbing Westward and Local H.
It looks as if the Goo's play next-to-last!
08:16:22 - Updates to the
Show Board and
Congratulations to the World of Goo Site of the Month
for March 1999, Dizzy 4 Goo Goo Dolls! This site was picked from 10 choices by the
visitors of the World of Goo! Congrats, Roxanne!
Since that poll is over, go answer the new question:
How long have you been a GGD fan?!