MP3.com has two cool new Goo features. First you can check out a webcast of Goo, then head over to the remainders shop for Goo tour merchandise!
The news out of Buffalo thanks to Joe and Tara is that Mexican Cession is opening the 12/2 show in Buffalo, as well as a band called Velour.
For those of you in the tri-state area, WPLJ had a top 300 countdown and Iris was #1! (Thanks, Sonya)
11/28/99 19:39:10 - Welcome back! I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving break - I know I did!
Goo's on TV tomorrow! Be sure to catch the Goo's on "Regis and Kathy Lee" (check your local listings) tomorrow morning, and Total Request Live on MTV tomorrow afternoon. And tomorrow evening they will tape a show of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show", which is scheduled to air on 12/8!
11/24/99 18:02:06 - Happy Thanksgiving to all you Goo fans from the World of Goo. As always, I'll see you on the flip side!
From one holiday to another, here are some pics from the Goo's Halloween show: John as JFK, John, and Robby as Batman PEZ!
11/23/99 22:02:40 - Added a whole bunch of new MIDIs from DUTG and ABNG from Andre to the Audio/Video page. Check out Andre's page at http://www.geocities.com/boogiman_007/!
Check out reviews from: Ki in Orlando, FL (11/4) (who won the OLBS Charity Raffle), Jenny in New Orleans (11/10), Mike in Irvine, CA (11/17), Amy in Irvine, CA (11/17), and LA Claire in Irvine, CA (11/17)!
11/22/99 19:01:11 - Now's your chance to vote for the band to open for the Goo Goo Dolls on December 2! 103.3 the Edge in Buffalo is having an online voting contest, with the winner opening the show for the Goo's! Each band recorded a cover of a GGD song and submitted it - so vote today in The Edge's Goo Goo Dolls Opening Act Vote! Voting ends on 11/28. (And sorry, but the World of Goo is not endorsing any of the 14 acts)
11/19/99 13:32:45 - If you missed these in the Launch article from before, here are pics of the Goo's and Elmo and John and Elmo!
Likely the final update to the Show Board for the year is up!
11/18/99 23:43:00 - If you haven't checked out the "Gallery of Goo" site yet, please do! Christy has screen shots from almost all of the Goo's recent TV appearances! The Gallery of Goo is also the first World of Goo Partner Site, bringing you expanded Goo content! Check it out at: http://community-1.webtv.net/cherichris/ElectronicaVs2/!
Sonya has some cool pics from the Temple (10/28) show available at her site at: http://members.tripod.com/~ErikVD/googoo.html!
Allstar magazine has an article about the Goo's getting 1,000,000 radio spins from Dizzy Up The Girl!
Andre would like you all to check out his Goo Goo Dolls MIDI jukebox he wrote for a school project. The link is at: http://home.mpinet.net/eulisescardona.
11/17/99 22:24:17 - Check out some great pictures from Julie and collegeclub.com in Starksville (11/8), Cassie in New Orleans (11/10), Shannon in New Orleans (11/10), and Jess at the HFS Festival (5/29)! If you would like to send your Goo concert pics to the World of Goo, please email them to email@example.com!
11/16/99 22:37:15 - Cool Goo news! I heard that today in Los Angeles, the Goo's are receiving an award for "Iris" being the most-played song in radio history!!! Also, thanks to all of you who sent in the cool story from Launch about Dizzy Up The Girl getting its one-millionth spin! Note in that story that Dizzy Up The Girl is now certified triple platinum!
Also, be sure to check out some cool reviews and encounters from: Jane and Vanessa in East Lansing, MI (10/16), Shantel in Austin, TX (11/12), Julie in Starkville, MS (11/8), and Nancy at the Sesame Street Taping!
11/15/99 17:32:00 - Press Release!
For immediate release November 15, 1999
GOO GOO DOLLS IN NEW YORK STATE OF MIND; BAND VISITS THREE TV SHOWS IN NEW YORK CITY & PERFORMS THREE SOLD OUT SHOWS IN BUFFALO.
Warner Bros. recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls will visit three television shows in New York City on November 29th before heading to their home town of Buffalo, New York for three sold out concerts. The group is winding down their Fall tour in support of their triple platinum album, Dizzy Up the Girl.
On the morning of November 29th, the band will perform their hit single "Black Balloon" on "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee." The show airs at 9am EST (check local listings.)
That same afternoon, the Goo Goo Goo Dolls visit MTV's popular show "Total Request Live" where they will reveal the special 800-number for the network's "Fly 2K" contest. Viewers can enter the contest to win a trip aboard the custom-made millennium party plane that will take winners on a global adventure. The plane takes off from New York on December 20th and picks up additional winners around the world. The final stop will be back at MTV's Times Square studios in New York for a New Year's Eve celebration with performances by the Goo Goo Dolls, 98 Degrees and others. Viewers can call the 800-number or log onto MTV.com or America Online for a one-time only opportunity to enter the contest.
On the evening of November 29th, the Goo Goo Dolls will visit Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" to chat with host Jon Stewart. The taping is scheduled to air December 8th.
The group then heads north to their hometown of Buffalo, New York for three nights at Shea's December 1, 2 and 3. The sold-out shows are the first at home since August of 1998! A week later, the band will begin their overseas military CHRISTMAS TOUR visiting military bases in Spain, Italy, Germany and Bosnia, with a special performance aboard the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy somewhere in the Mediterranean.
11/11/99 23:35:17 - Check out Lindsay's Goo encounters in Columbia, SC, and reviews from: Tiffany and Amber in Green Bay (10/12), Emily in Starkville, MS (11/8), Collene in Murfreesboro, TN (11/7), Cassie in New Orleans (11/10), Jennifer in Columbia (11/6), and Tiffany and Amber in Stevens Point, WI (4/13)!
Updates to the Trading Board, Show Board, and Ticket Trade.
11/10/99 23:42:35 - Check out one of the most AMAZING stories you'll read about the Goo's! Karen wrote in about her ten daughter Sjaan's birthday present from the Goo's!
Launch magazine online has a great story about the Goo's and Elmo, complete with pictures!!! (Thanks, Lauren!)
Another update to the Show Board!
11/9/99 19:34:51 - A whole new world! As you undoubtedly noticed, the World of Goo has been redesigned!!! Please, please, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your comments!
Read Olga's great review of a great show at the Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL (11/4)!
The GGD Behind the Music will reair Sunday at 4 pm Eastern time! (Thanks, Deanne!)
Felina typed up an LA Times article talking about the Goo's fight for the rights to googoodolls.com!
Here's ticket info on the Visalia, CA (11/19) show, from Jen:
"The show's gonna be at the Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, CA on Nov. 19. Show starts at 6:00 P.M. and doors open at 5. Tickets are available through all bass ticket outlets and can also be ordered online through the basstickets website (www.basstickets.com) or www.tickets.com. Tickets (through bass) were $20.50 + $4.35 service charge. You can also call the Visalia Convention Center Box Office and get tickets for $22 (I think that's without service charge, not sure). Their number is (559) 730-7070."
Updates to the Show Board!
Press release! Sorry this is a day late:
For immediate release Nov. 2, 1999
GOO GOO DOLLS WIN WB RADIO MUSIC AWARD; "IRIS" NAMED POP SONG OF THE YEAR.
Warner Bros. recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls were honored with the POP SONG OF THE YEAR award for their No. 1 hit "Iris" at the WB Radio Music Awards. Telecast live on October 28th from the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, winners were selected by the Radio Music Awards Academy which includes four hundred radio programmers from the top fifty radio markets.
The Goo Goo Dolls are currently headlining MP3.com's Music and Technology Tour and were unable to attend the event.
"Iris" appears on two multi-platinum albums: the Goo Goo Dolls latest release, Dizzy Up the Girl and on the soundtrack to the film City of Angels. This past February, the group received three GRAMMY nominations for "Iris."
The song was 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.
Up next for the Goo Goo Dolls - an overseas military "Christmas Tour" in December. Performances include one on board the aircraft carrier the USS John F. Kennedy, and at Naval, Air Force and Army bases in Germany, Italy and Bosnia. The band is then scheduled to perform live at MTV's Times Square Studio on New Year's Eve. At a recent Sesame Street taping the Goo Goo Dolls sang with Muppet star Elmo on the song "Pride", a rendition of their hit "Slide." The segment will air in the new year.
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