What's New Archive - December '01

12/27/01 - The Goo Goo Dolls' Home For The Holidays benefit event has been postponed to Saturday, December 29th due to the 53 inches of snow that have fallen over there in Buffalo, NY since Christmas Eve! Check out this article from Weather.com! Whoa!

12/25/01 - Merry Christmas to all the Goo Goo Dolls fans around the world!

12/24/01 - The Goos have finished up their taping of the Chris Isaac show, where they perform "Think About Me" from their new album "Gutterflower" which will be released this spring. Today we have a huge update to the chat directories. I have added Jeremy, Nick, Lauren, Leila and Marie to the AIM Chat Directory and I have also added Liliana and Kate to the Yahoo Chat Directory. Add these fans to your lists!

12/15/01 - The Goos are at a photo shoot today, getting geared up for their next album "Gutterflower" which will be released this upcoming spring as you know! Today I added Cindy and Leanne to the AIM Chat Directory. Check out these updates, and fill out the form if you'd like to be added as well. It keeps on growing!

12/13/01 - Big news today on the Daily Goo. They had a preview listening party with executives from Warner Bros., listening to 7 fully-completed tracks from "Gutterflower", and apparently liking what they listened to. For more insight about the needlessly nervous party(on the Goos' part), check out the Daily Goo.

I have added Elise to the AIM Chat Directory! She's from England, so all you visitors from that area should add her to your lists!

12/12/01 - More TV appearances for the Goos, including when their WNY Benefit show will air(more info at the Daily Goo):

12/15/01 02:00 pm ET FX Beverly Hills, 90210
12/15/01 03:00 pm ET FX Beverly Hills, 90210
12/25/01 04:00 pm ET VH1 The Concert for New York City
12/29/01 06:00 pm ET FOX & WB (WNY) Home For The Holidays Benefit
12/30/01 12:00 am ET FOX & WB (WNY) Home For The Holidays Benefit

Tickets will go on sale for the West New York(WNY) Benefit on the internet on Friday, and will go on sale at the box office on Saturday. If you are planning to attend, you must bring a non-perishable food item to the venue on the night of the concert.

12/11/01 - More mixing today for the Goo Goo Dolls' "Gutterflower", then comes sequencing and mastering and then the final showpiece. The Goos will be doing radio interviews today(according to the Daily Goo) at about 5PM - Pacific or Eastern? Nobody knows... so today, stay glued to your noisy little black box commonly referred to as a radio.

It seems like years since I have added anyone to the Trading Board, but I did so today. Check out the entry at the top.

12/10/01 - The Goos are really close to finishing "Gutterflower"! The Goos have also changed the huge event, now dubbed "HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: A BENEFIT FOR THE FOOD BANK OF WESTERN NEW YORK", changing the date to December 27th.

Today I've added Dawn to the AIM Chat Directory! Add her to your lists.

12/6/01 - With food shelves in Buffalo, New York running out of their goods, the Goos have put together a huge event to be taped on December 23rd at Sheas Performing Arts Center in Buffalo as a huge raffle/rock show event to benefit food shelves in the area. There are loads of more details of this news at the Daily Goo over at GooGooDolls.com!

Today I've added Pam to the AIM Chat Directory! Add her to your GOO lists! David, the winner of our recent Gutterflowers contest, has been sent some comments on his winning entry from Robby Takac himself! Congrats again, David!

12/5/01 - We'd like to extend a very big Happy Birthday to John Rzeznik, who turned 36 years old today!!! He's a very gifted and talented songwriter and musician, and probably without Robby Takac helping to bring out these talents in John over the years, we would have never known who the Goo Goo Dolls were. They now stand as an incredibly popular band with an illustrious career of big hits in popular music. John has been playing guitar with the Goo Goo Dolls since the beginning.

12/4/01 - Today we have some more Discography updates. I also added Adam to the AIM Chat Directory! Add him to your lists!

The Goo Goo Dolls are probably in their last couple days of finishing up their next album, Gutterflower. By the way, when did it go from "Gutterflowers" to "Gutterflower"(plural to singular)? I had to pause and reread it when I saw it in the Daily Goo.

Speaking of the Daily Goo, there is supposedly going to be big announcements coming up very shortly, including announcements about Buffalo(maybe a Christmastime or New Year's concert or something of the like), so don't get too far away from your computer in the next few days.

12/3/01 - Today I added Sarah and Mandy to the AIM Chat Directory! Add them to your GOO lists! Also, thanks to Elissa for sending me her Discography updates!

12/2/01 - New press release!

For immediate release


Warner Bros. recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls are in a Los Angeles studio putting finishing touches on their seventh album, Gutterflower. Band members John Rzeznik, Robby Takac and Mike Malinin have recorded twelve songs for the disc which is due out in 2002. Gutterflower is being produced by Rob Cavallo (Dizzy Up the Girl.)

Beginning December 2 and concluding December 17th, John Rzeznik’s 1967 Pontiac GTO will be put up for bids on VH-1 and eBay in connection with VH-1’s My Music Awards (Dec. 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT). The classic car is white with black interior and is being auctioned off with other one-of-a-kind rock collectibles and memorabilia, with proceeds benefiting VH1-s Save the Music Foundation. This non-profit organization is dedicated to restoring music education programs in public schools and raising awareness of the positive impact music participation has on students across America.

The Goo Goo Dolls took part in three recent benefit concerts for victims and families of the September 11th terrorist attacks. On September 21st, John Rzeznik appeared on the worldwide televised event, “America: A Tribute to Heroes” performing Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” with Limp Bizkit. On October 20th the Goo Goo Dolls performed at the Concert for New York in New York City’s Madison Square Garden, and on October 21st, they performed at the United We Stand concert at RFK Stadium in Wash., D.C. Performances from A Tribute to Heroes will be available for purchase on CD, DVD and video December 4th. The Concert for New York CD is in stores now. All three events helped raise millions of dollars, and proceeds from audio and video purchases will also benefit victims of the tragedies.

Further information on Gutterflower, including song titles, audio soundbites, special guest appearances and in-studio updates are available at googoodolls.com.

12/1/01 - The WINNER of our GUTTERFLOWERS CONTEST, with an entry that had an average rating of 6.52, is DAVID with his entry! He'll be getting an autographed 8x10 of the Goo Goo Dolls as his prize. Coming up in a close 2nd was Amy with her entry which averaged a 6.14 rating. Great entries!

I've added Rob to the AIM and Yahoo chat directories! Add him to your lists! ...Thanks to Patty once again for emailing me her Discography updates!

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