Kristina sent me a cool picture of John from the Myrtle Beach HOB (4/2) show!
Check out a review (.jpg, 315k) from the Cleveland (5/25) show from the Cleveland Plain Dealer!
Christy typed up 13 questions answered by John from Real Edge magazine!
Rumor time! Lior who used to do Sababa's Goo page has told me that Eve 6 has dropped out of a couple of dates for Canada's Edgefest, and rumors have the Goo's replacing them. More on that if it's true, when it comes available.
For immediate release June 11,1999 GOO GOO DOLLS' "BLACK BALLOON" No. 1 MOST ADDED at POP RADIO; TELEVISION APPEARANCES INCLUDE TONIGHT SHOW with JAY LENO. Warner Bros. recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls have the No. 1 most added song in the country this week with "Black Balloon," the third single from their double- platinum album Dizzy Up the Girl. A video clip for the song, directed by Nancy Bardawil, is on heavy rotation at MTV and VH-1. The Goo Goo Dolls have several upcoming television appearances, including a performance of "Black Balloon" on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Friday, July 9th. The band can also be seen on two of MTV's most popular series, BIOrhythm and Fanatic. Scheduled to air on June 29th, BIOrhythm will give viewers an in depth look into the life of Goo guitarist/singer Johnny Rzeznik. The half-hour show will include never before seen photos, interviews and concert footage of Johnny and the band. On July 14th, the Goo Goo Dolls will be the subject of MTV's Fanatic series, where a lucky fan meets and interviews their favorite band. The show was taped in Las Vegas earlier this year. The Goo Goo Dolls are currently on a European tour and will begin a headline North American tour on July 16th in Phoenix, Arizona with special guests Sugar Ray and Fastball. Goo's band members Rzeznik, Robby Takac (bass) and Mike Malinin (drums) will be joined onstage by guitarist Nathan December and keyboardist David Schulz. Tour dates are attached. During the upcoming tour, the Goo Goo Dolls will help MTV promote their Fight for Your Rights: Take a Stand Against Violence campaign, whose aim is to enlighten young people about reducing violence in their communities. A special CD/Action Guide that contains an educational CD-ROM and includes music and recorded comments on violence from popular recording artists, will be distri- buted to audiences at every concert. In addition to the free CD, the anti-gun violence organization PAX will be on hand to gather signatures for the PAX Youth Petition to end gun violence. A special Goo Goo Dolls T-shirt will be sold at the PAX booth with all proceeds going directly to PAX in their effort to end gun violence in America. As with their successful Spring tour food drive, the Goo Goo Dolls are again asking their fans to bring canned and other non-perishable foods to their shows for people in need. Volunteers from U.S.A. Harvest, the nation's largest food delivery organization, will pick up the food and distribute it to shelters in local communities where the band is performing. During the Spring tour, fans donated over 30 tons of food, an amount equal to130,000 meals! The Goo Goo Dolls have had three No. 1 singles in a row: "Name" from their 1995 album A Boy Named Goo and "Iris" and "Slide" from Dizzy Up the Girl. "Iris," originally recorded for the multi-platinum City of Angels soundtrack garnered three GRAMMY nominations for the band this past February. "Iris" was recently honored at the BMI Awards as 1998's "Most Performed Song from a Film," and according to the music trade publication, Airplay Monitor, it was the most played song of 1998. For information on U.S.A. Harvest, call 1-800-USA-4-FOOD To obtain a free Fight for Your Rights CD/Action Guide call 877-284-1188 For more information on PAX please call 212-254-5300
New poll topic! Head on over to the Goo Goo Polls page and vote for "What non-album song would be the coolest to have on the next album"!
For immediate release June 3,1999 MTV to present "BIOrhythm" on John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls. MTV has announced an air date for their "BIOrhythm" series featuring John Rzeznik, singer and lead guitarist of the Goo Goo Dolls. The program will air on June 29th at 10:30pm. The half-hour biography series will give viewers an in depth look into the life of John Rzeznik and will include never before seen photos, interviews and concert footage of the Goo Goo Dolls. For immediate release June 3, 1999 GOO GOO DOLLS JOIN MTV'S "FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHTS" ANTI-VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN; DATES ADDED TO BAND'S HEADLINE SUMMER TOUR WITH SUGAR RAY AND FASTBALL. Warner Bros. recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls will join forces with MTV this summer to promote the music television's 1999 pro-social campaign, Fight for Your Rights: Take a Stand Against Violence. A free CD/Action Guide and other information related to MTV's anti-violence campaign will be distributed to concert-goers during the band's headline summer tour with special guests Sugar Ray and Fastball, beginning July 16 in Phoenix. The Goo Goo Dolls are touring to promote their latest double-platinum release, Dizzy Up the Girl. New tour dates are listed below. The Fight for your Rights: Take a Stand Against Violence CD features music and comments on the subject of violence from such diverse recording artists as Lauryn Hill, Dave Matthews Band, Alanis Morrisette and others. The 24-page Action Guide was created by MTV with the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education and outlines ways young people can reduce violence in their com- munities. Speaking at a recent press conference, Goo's guitarist John Rzeznik said "People need to be comforted and understood and educated and reinvested in to ultimately break the cycle of violence that's been passed on and on." Rzeznik along with band members Robby Takac and Mike Malinin will continue their food drive with U.S.A. Harvest while on their Summer tour. The band is asking fans to bring canned and other non-perishable foods to their shows where volunteers from U.S.A. Harvest pick up and distribute the food to local shelters. Over 30 tons of food was collected during the band's Spring tour. The Goo Goo Dolls have had three No. 1 singles in a row: "Name" from their 1995 album A Boy Named Goo and "Iris" and "Slide" from Dizzy Up the Girl. "Iris," originally recorded for the multi-platinum City of Angels soundtrack is nominated for Best Song for this year's "1999 MTV Movie Awards" scheduled to air on June 10th. The band received three GRAMMY nominations this past February for "Iris." "Black Balloon," the third single from Dizzy Up the Girl, set for release June 8th has already been added to radio playlists across the country. The "Black Balloon" video, on heavy roation on VH-1 and MTV, was directed by Nancy Bardawil who also directed clips for "Iris," "Slide" and "Dizzy." GOO GOO DOLLS TOUR WITH SUGAR RAY & FASTBALL 7/16 Phoenix, Az. Desert Sky 7/17 San Diego, Ca. Naval Base 7/18 Las Vegas, Ne. Mandalay Bay 7/20 Los Angeles, Ca. The Greek 7/21 San Francisco, Ca. Shoreline Amp. 7/24 Vancouver, B.C. G.M. Place 7/25 Seattle, Wa. The Gorge 7/28 Denver, Co. Fiddlers Amp. 7/30 Kansas City, Mo. Sandstone Amph. 7/31 St.Louis, Mo. Riverport 8/1 Omaha, Ne. Civic Center 8/3 Cleveland, Oh. Blossom Music 8/5 Cincinnati, Oh. Riverbend 8/6 Indianapolis, In. Deer Creek 8/7 Chicago, Ill. The World 8/9 Jackson, Mi. State Fair 8/10 Milwaukee, Wi. Marcus Amph. 8/11 Grand Rapids, Mi. Van Andel Arena 8/13 Sedalia, Mo. State Fair 8/14 Springfield, Ill. State Fair 8/15 Des Moines, Ia. State Fair 8/17 Columbus, Oh. Polaris Amp. 8/18 Detroit , Mi. Pine Knob 8/20 Long Island, NY Jones Beach 8/21* Hartford, Ct. Meadows Amph. 8/22 Holmdel, NJ Garden State Amph. 8/24 Columbia, Md. Merriweather 8/25 Philadelphia, Pa. E Center 8/27 Boston, Ma. Tweeter Center 8/29* Middletown, NY Orange Cnty. Fairgrounds 8/31 Virginia Beach, Va. GTE 9/1 Charlotte, NC Blockbuster 9/2 Atlanta, Ga. Lakeville Amp. 9/4 Houston, Tx. Woodlands 9/10 Raleigh, N.C. Walnut Creek 9/11 Knoxville, Tn. World's Fair Park 9/13 Little Rock, Ar. Riverfest Amp.. 9/14* Nashville, Tn. First American Center 9/16 Tampa, Fla. Sun Dome 9/17 Jacksonville, Fla. US Naval Base 9/18 W. Palm Beach, Fla. Coral Sky Amp. * New dates For information on U.S.A. Harvest, call 1-800-USA-4-FOOD To obtain a free Fight for Your Rights CD/Action Guide call 877-284-1188
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