Artist Profile: Peter Gabriel

Born on February 13, 1950, Peter Brian Gabriel or popularly known as Peter Gabriel, is an English singer, record producer, songwriter, and activist who gained popularity as the original lead singer of the band Genesis in 1975. During his solo career, he was able to produce a five-time platinum album, won nine … Read more

Artist Profile: Pixies

Formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986, Pixies are an alternative rock band that was composed of Joey Santiago on lead guitar, Kim Deal on bass and back-up vocals, Black Francis on vocals and rhythm guitar, and David Lovering on drums. Pixies are known for being one of the bands that rose to … Read more

Artist Profile: REO Speedwagon

Formed in Champaign, Illinois in 1967, REO Speedwagon is a rock band that gained popularity in the United States during the ‘70s and throughout the ‘80s. During their career, REO Speedwagon sold over 40 million records and spawned several hit songs such as Keep on Loving You and Can’t Fight This Feeling. … Read more

Artist Profile: Simply Red

Simply Red is a band that was formed in 1983 in Manchester. The band’s frontman, Mick Hucknall was the only original member left in the band since they initially disbanded in 2010. During the peak of the band’s career, they managed to produce ten songs that entered the top ten in the … Read more

Artist Profile: The Go-Go’s

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Formed in Los Angeles, California in 1978, The Go-Go’s is an American new-wave band that became famous in the early 1980s. They were the first all-female band who wrote their own songs played their own instruments and top Billboard charts. Their debut album was considered to be a cornerstone album of US … Read more

Artist Profile: Steve Winwood

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Steve Winwood was born as Stephen Laurence Winwood on May 1948. He is an English singer and musician who played different genres including blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, progressive rock, jazz, blues rock, and pop. Steve Winwood became a key member for different groups such as Traffic,The Spencer Davis Group, and Blind … Read more

Top 9 Crime Movies and Thrillers of 80s

The crime movies of the 80s shifted the film industry and inspired the coming generation of films in almost all aspects. Some of these movies are still close to our hearts and keep us on the edge of our seats. They are packed with suspense, non-stop action, intrigue and deception.  The combination … Read more

Top British Bands of the 80s

Back in the early 80s, when the new wave movement eschewed blues and rock ‘n’ roll and brought about new genres like pop and rock music. Punk rock music and new wave were mostly interchangeable. At least they were, until punk rock (which would later go on to be called ‘post-punk’) became … Read more