- 11/30/98 21:42:17 - A couple tidbits: The Goo's will be on
the Jay Leno show on Wednesday, 12/2. Be sure to watch! Also, Slide has made it
to #1 on the Canadian Rock 20 countdown! (Thanks, Marlow). More tomorrow, I promise...
- 11/28/98 14:19:36 - Iris was #12 on Rick Dees' "All-Request Special"
for songs of 1998. Also, there are more updates to the
00:02:12 - More chart news! Iris is down to #6 on the VH-1
Top 10 countdown, but Slide is up to #2 on the MuchMusic countdown!
- 11/27/98 13:53:08 - Billboard charts for the week of 12/5!
- Iris has fallen one more spot from #4 to #5 on the Adult Top 40.
- Slide has dropped another spot to #5 on the Modern Rock Tracks Chart
- Dizzy Up The Girl, due in part to a bunch of hot-shot debuts, fell six places to #25
on the Top 200 Albums Chart
12:10:34 - Hope you all had a happy Turkey Day, if you celebrate it!
Loads of new stuff!
- Dates for the shows in Japan (February 1999) on the
- All four Rolling Stones/Goo Goo Dolls shows have sold out! (Thanks, Lady)
- A review of the Denver (11/24) show is up!
- There's a rumor the Goo's will be on Leno on 12/2, but the Leno page says it's false.
- For those of you wondering about the KROQ (Los Angeles, 12/12) show, it is called Almost
Acoustic Christmas. The Goo's are on the second night, at Shrine Auditorium. (Thanks, Mimi)
- Lastly, we have the first two entries in the Ticket
- 11/25/98 13:14:44 - Looking to buy or sell Goo tickets for an upcoming
concert? Check out the new feature of the World of Goo, the
Ticket Trade! There's not much on it
now, but hopefully it will blossom. If you are interested in buying or selling,
go to the page and send your info to me!
11:10:44 - Interested in Johnny's Guitar setup? You can check it
out on the Goo Goo Gear page!
00:34:04 - I've heard that the Goo's are on a "Box Talk" on
The Box, but I haven't
seen it. Check it out if you can!
- 11/24/98 16:26:29 - Check out a preview for tonight's Denver show from the
Also, the City of Angels soundtrack (led by Iris, of course) is up for Favorite
Soundtrack at the American Music Awards. The Goo's aren't up for an award themselves,
though. There are no awards just for a song. The winners will be announced at a
show broadcast live from Los Angeles on ABC on January 11.
11:28:45 - Finally! Here's my review and story from the Chicago (11/21) show! Complete with
Goo Goo Dolls Adventures site!
I also heard there is an article about Mike in the November issue of Drum Magazine!
- 11/23/98 23:24:55 - Tickets for the Goo shows opening for the Rolling Stones
in Chicago and Boston are confirmed sell-outs (in under 30 minutes and 2 hours, respectively)
and I imagine the Hartford and Charlotte shows are as well, although I have not
20:27:31 - I added new reviews of shows in Minneapolis (11/22),
Columbus (11/20), and New York (11/13) on the tour
page! (Thanks, Ellie, Ryan, Jenny, and Shelly!)
Also, ticket info on the Ft. Wayne (12/14) show!
- 11/22/98 18:29:12 - I just got back from the Chicago show, and it was
incredible, I'll have more on that in the next couple days! (Hi Rudy, Matt, Kat,
Aaron, Theresa and Pat (Paul) and kids, "Big Daddy", Chad, Collene, Frank, Lisa,
Melissa, Jessica, Anna, and any one else whom I forgot or didn't catch your name! Thanks for
a great night!)
Mike the Snake also found out in his interview mentioned last week that the Goo's are possibly
putting together a video of this tour! This video will
include LIVE footage, interviews, studio footage (from B-sides the
Goos hope to record in the near future (cover tunes)) as well as the
On the radio Top 40's:
- Iris is down two to #9 and Slide is up three to #20 on Casey's Top 40
- Iris is down two to #7 and Slide is up two to #23 on Rick Dees' Top 40
- 11/21/98 00:13:26 - MuchMusic news! The Goo's were #3 on the MuchMusic Top 30
countdown with Slide! Also, it is likely that Iris will be included on the MuchMusic
compilation, Big Shiny Tunes 3! (thanks Jo and Jen!)
- 11/20/98 20:02:00 - Ticket info on the Goo's show
in Detroit (the "Holiday Hootenanny") on 12/11. Tickets are $16 and $30, and also
appearing will be Better Than Ezra, Semisonic, Edwin McCain, and DC Talk! (Thanks Peggy!)
14:00:50 - Check out this cool review of the
Boston (11/14) show that David
wrote and scanned for me! (114k)
08:28:11 - The World of Goo has been chosen as MacroMusic's
site of the day for November 20th! Check out their selection of stuff from the
Goo Goo Dolls!
- 11/19/98 12:44:16 - Billboard charts for the week of 11/28!
- Iris has finally fallen from the top spot on the Adult Top 40 Chart,
falling 3 places to #4.
- Slide has dropped another spot to #4 on the Modern Rock Tracks Chart
- However, Dizzy Up The Girl up one spot to #19 on the Top 200 Albums
Also, the Goo's were on LoveLine last night. No new news, but Robby
was quite funny!
- 11/18/98 16:37:26 - Check out Peggy's review of the
Pontiac (11/16) show!
10:55:24 - I just found out that Q101 Twisted Xmas 5 (12/18),
that the Goo's are scheduled to take part in, will be webcast live via the
Rolling Stone Network!
- 11/17/98 00:40:03 - More info on the
Jingle Ball concert from Yahoo! Tickets go on sale November 21 at 9 am via
- 11/16/98 20:54:23 - TicketMaster link for the
Pompano Beach (12/21) show!
16:41:00 - Goo shows with the Rolling Stones will be as follows:
- March 20, 1999 - Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC
- March 22, 1999 - Fleet Center, Boston, MA
- March 26, 1999 - United Center, Chicago, IL
- March 28, 1999 - Civic Center, Hartford, CT
Tickets go on sale this weekend!
15:32:11 - The show at Madison Square Garden the Goo's
are playing on December 17 is the Z100 Jingle Ball. Other announced
acts include Shania Twain and N-Sync.
01:13:21 - Check out Raeka's review of the
Boston (11/14) show!
Kat says she heard on the radio that the Goo's would
be on "Open House Party" on the radio next week, possibly performing live!
On the radio Top 40's:
- Iris is down two to #7 and Slide is up two to #23 on Casey's Top 40
- Iris is down one to #5 and Slide is up three to #25 on on Rick Dees' Top 40
- 11/15/98 14:05:42 - Some future tour news! Mike the Snake interviewed
the Goo's at the Toronto show and found out some juicy tidbits:
I don't know how much of this is confirmed, but this is straight from the Goos'
- The club tour will end December 23 (a date unannounced yet...watch here for more info!)
- Almost every date on this tour has sold out
- After a two week holiday break, the Goo's will head to Japan, Australia,
and some dates in South America, ending that in March.
- After that, they'll come back to open for the Rolling Stones for 8 dates, and
then tour for a while opening for KISS!
- After that, depending on album sales, etc., they may headline again for a while
I also added
Kat's reviews of the Roseland (11/13)
show. Kat's is complete with pics!
01:36:24 - Check out Sarah's review of the
Erie (11/9) show!
- 11/14/98 11:51:06 - New tour dates!
Also, check out Lynne-Anne's review of last night's
New York City show!
- 11/13/98 19:07:42 - The word from Olga is that the Goo concert in
Arizona on 12/5 has been cancelled. Apparently they are making a video on
that day instead!
15:42:49 - New ticket info
for the show in Ft. Wayne, IN (12/15, on sale in 20 minutes)!
00:53:42 - Billboard charts for the week of 11/21!
- Iris is still #1 on the Adult Top 40 Chart
- Slide has gone down to #3 on the Modern Rock Tracks Chart
- Dizzy Up The Girl is down three to #20 on the Top 200 Albums Chart
According to a MuchMusic interview with the Goo's,
Dizzy, not Black Balloon, will be the next single!
- 11/12/98 17:23:32 -
Ticket info for the Pompano Beach show! The show is
at 7:30 pm on December 21. Tickets go on sale November 20, at 5:00 pm, and
the ticket price is $21.
09:33:41 - I've just confirmed that the Goo's are added to the
lineup for the "Zone for the Holidays" concert on 12/19, which will also include:
Beck, Cherry Poppin' Daddies, Marcy playground, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy,
Soul Coughing, Semisonic, and another band that is unannounced yet but is
big enough to either be the headliners or the next-to-last act! The Goo's
will likely be the third-from-last act, and the whole show starts at 3 or 4 pm.
Tickets go on sale today at Ticketmaster and will likely sell
out quickly! You can try your local
ticketmaster outlet, or call 612-989-5151 (or even online, possibly, although they
may not update it soon enough - www.ticketmaster.com). The price range is 21.05
to 31.05. I'm all about this. :)
- 11/11/98 22:13:19 - Rumor has it that the Goo's will be playing
the "Zone for the Holidays" concert in Minneapolis, MN on 12/19 -- sponsered
by Z105 The Zone! Other
bands include Beck, Cherry Poppin' Daddies, and Semisonic! Tickets go
on sale November 12, at 2 pm. (Thanks, Ellie!)
19:28:21 - I've updated both the
discography and the Goo Goo Dolls
FAQ (up to version 4! Increased band info!!) Be sure to check them out!
- 11/10/98 21:09:56 - Tickets for the Oklahoma City (12/7) show
are on sale and avaiable through Ticket Source at (405) 297-3000.
Also, I heard the Goo's are in the line-up for the Z100 Jingle Ball this winter!
More details hopefully soon!
Lastly, check out Erica's cool
Goo encounter/review from the Wilkes-Barre (11/7) show! Backstage passes!
- 11/9/98 16:28:24 - Tristan Marie and Erika both informed me that
the Goos are #1 on Casey's American top 20 for the 15th straight week!
Thats a new American Top 20 record!
Also, check out this review of the
Wilkes-Barre (11/7) show and scan of the latest
Goo Sticker that
Kat sent me! (Check out her site!)
- 11/8/98 12:32:55 - Check out Mark's awesome review of the
Wilkes-Barre (11/7) show!
01:01:58 - Most importantly, read the first of
hopefully many of Nathan
December's Goo Tour Reports!
I don't have this confirmed, but it looks as if the
Goo's did not win the Billboard Music Video Award for Best Pop Clip. theEnews
has announced simply that Will Smith won an award, and looking at the nominees,
I believe that was the only award he was up for. Maybe we'll get 'em next time
- the third time's a charm - insert your favorite cliche.
Check out a couple reviews of the Philadelphia (11/5)
show, from Laurie and
Also, the Goo's will have a TV appearance on
Fox Family Channel
in a couple of weeks (not entirely sure of the date yet). About 4 pm Eastern, if you get it.
Lastly, on the radio Top 40's:
- Iris is down one to #5 and Slide is up 3 to #25 on Casey's Top 40
- Iris is still at #4 and Slide is up 5 to #28 on on Rick Dees' Top 40
- 11/7/98 00:17:51 - Doug sent me some really cool stuff from the
Charlotte (11/3) show: The Setlist
(Part 1 -
Part 2) and the
Dizzy CD he got autographed!
You can also check out Doug's review of the Charlotte show on the
- 11/6/98 17:12:54 - I've updated the look of the
World of Goo t-shirts! Email me at
you want to be in on the inital order!
11:08:31 - First there was the
Goo Goo Dolls fans web ring, now
I've created a web ring just for
Goo Goo Dolls web sites! For webmasters this should bring
more visits to your site (especially if it is not as well known)
and for fans this will hopefully be able to bring you a fun and
easy way to visit all the Goo sites on the net! Watch for it to
Check out Kat's pics of
the Charlotte (11/3) show! (And check out her page,
never knew our name)
I also added a cool pic of an
autographed copy of the Goo Goo Dolls
Also, rumor has it the Goo's will tour in Australia around March of next
year! (Thanks, Craig!)
- 11/5/98 17:02:55 - Billboard Charts for the issue of 11/14:
- Iris is still #1 on the Adult Top 40 Chart
- Slide has popped back up to #1 on the Modern Rock Tracks Chart
- Dizzy Up The Girl is down two to #17 on the Top 200 Albums Chart
- 11/4/98 10:33:18 - Check out Glen's review of last night's Charlotte show!
- 11/3/98 15:37:31 - I added a couple old
show reviews and Dizzy Up The
15:03:09 - A couple tidbits:
- Apparently the Goo's did a Rock The Vote commercial, watch for it! (Thanks, Collene!)
- Black Balloon is not on the Meet Joe Black soundtrack, just on the trailer.
- 11/2/98 14:50:17 - The Goo's will be on MTV's Loveline on Monday,
November 16, at 11 pm Eastern, according to RockOnTV! (Thanks, Kyra!)
09:26:31 - Ticket info for the
Chicago (12/18) show! (Thanks, Rudy!)
00:28:05 - Check out Olga's review of the
Orlando (10/31) show and Jaci's
review of the West Palm Beach (11/1)
- 11/1/98 21:22:40 - On the radio Top 40's:
- Iris is still at #4 and Slide is up 5 to #28 on Casey's Top 40
- Iris is up one spot to #4 and Slide is up 4 to #33 on Rick Dees' Top 40
12:37:40 - Ticket info
for the San Francisco (12/1) show!
I heard the Iris single has gone double
platinum in Australia! (Thanks, Amber)