Must Have 80s Concert T-Shirts

Def Leppard’s 80s album cover printed on a black shirt

In the 80s, hairspray, spandex, and rock music were very popular. If you’re from that decade, maybe you still remember the soundtrack you have when you drive to school or out of town. Or perhaps you still remember the concerts you’ve attended way back. Sometimes it feels great to reminisce about those … Read more

80s Style: The Top 5 Best Fashion Trends of the 1980s

Fashion trends in the 80s were not just about over sized shirts and spandex. Keep reading for the top 5 best fashion trends of the 1980s. There’s no doubt that the ’80s decade gave us some of the biggest fashion fails the world has ever seen. Shoulder pads, teased hair, acid-washed jeans, … Read more

Top 80s Fads

Every decade has its own share of fads and crazes, and the ‘80s were no different. In fact, this decade was bursting with questionable fashion choices and crazy toys. Let’s be honest, most of us are glad that some of these crazy fads stayed in the ‘80s because most of them were … Read more

Whitesnake

Whitesnake

Formed by former Deep Purple member, David Coverdale in 1978, Whitesnake was an English rock band that is consist of Bernie Mardsen, David Coverdale, Neil Murray, Mick Moody, Jon Lord, and David Dowle. They are responsible for the hit albums “Ready an’ Willing”, “Come an’ Get It”, “Saint & Sinners”, and “Slide … Read more

The Smiths

Formed in Manchester in 1982, The Smiths are composed of Steven Morrissey as their vocalist, Johnny Marr as their guitarist, bassist Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce as their drummer. In 2002, The Smiths were hailed as “the most influential artist ever” and was included in the Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 … Read more

The Human League

The Human League

Formed in Sheffield, England in 1977, The Human League is an English synth-pop band that rose to fame because of their album “Dare”.  Their hit singles include “Don’t You Want Me”, “Mirror Man”, “Human”, “The Lebanon”, and “Tell Me When”. The band originally consisted of Martyn Ware, Ian Craig Marsh, and Philip … Read more

The Cure

The Cure

Formed in 1976 in Crawley, West Sussex, The Cure is an English rock band that experienced a lot of line-up changes but still emerged to be one of the greatest bands in the 80s and beyond. They were one of the few bands who started in the 70’s that managed to make … Read more

Simple Minds

Simple Minds

Formed in 1977 in Glasgow, Simple Minds is a Scottish rock band that is currently composed of Jim Kerr on vocals, Charlie Burchill on guitar and keyboards, Catherine AD on vocals, guitar and keyboards, Sarah Brown on vocals, Ged Grimes on bass, Cherisse Osei on drums, and Gordie Goudie on guitars. They … Read more

Wham!

Wham!

Considered to be one of the most successful pop artist of the 80’s, Wham! Is an English duo composed of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley. They had several worldwide chart topping songs like “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”, “Careless Whisper”, and “Everything She Wants”. Over the course of their career, Wham! … Read more

Talking Heads

Talking Heads

Formed in 1975 in New York City, Talking Heads was an American rock band that is comprised of David Byrne on lead vocals and guitar, Jerry Harrison on keyboards and guitar, Chris Frantz on drums, and Tina Weymouth on bass. Talking Heads helped paved the way for new wave music to make … Read more

Metallica

Metallica

Formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, Metallica is a heavy metal band that was started by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich. The band is composed of Lars Ulrich on drums, Robert Trujillo on bass, Cliff Burton on guitars, Kirk Hammett on lead guitars, and James Hetfield on vocals. The band has … Read more

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, activist, producer and photographer. He was born on November 5, 1959 in Ontario,  Canada. He became famous in Canada and the United States when he released his album Cuts Like a Knife in 1983. Bryan Adams is also responsible for the hit songs “Run To … Read more

Culture Club

Culture Club

Culture Club was an English new wave band that is composed of Boy George on lead vocals, Jon Moss on drums and percussion, Roy Hay on guitar and keyboards and Mikey Craig on bass guitar. Culture Club is one of the most influential groups of the 80’s. They created hit songs including … Read more

Def Leppard

Def Leppard

Def Leppard is an English rock band formed by a group of teenagers from Sheffield England in 1977. The band is composed of Rick Savage on bass, Pete Willis on guitars and Joe Elliott on vocals. Their name Def Leppard, comes from Elliott’s imaginary interview write ups for his English class. It … Read more

Depeche Mode

The whole group

Formed in Basildon, Essex in the 80’s, Depeche Mode is an electronic band that had more than 50 songs that entered the UK singles chart and a total of seventeen albums that entered the UK chart. Depeche Mode was very popular in the 80’s that they have sold more than 100 million … Read more

Dire Straits

Dire Straits

Formed in London in 1977, Dire Straits is an English rock band that is composed of  David Knopfler on rhythm guitars and back-up vocals, Mark Knopfler on lead vocals and lead guitars, Pick Withers on drums and percussion and John Illsley on bass and back up vocals. Over the years, they have … Read more

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses

Also known as GNR, Guns N’ Roses is an American rock band that was formed in Los Angeles, California. They are one of the most popular rock bands of the 80’s with hit songs like “Sweet Child o’ Mine”, “Live and Let Die”, “Paradise City”, and “Patience”.  Guns N’ Roses has sold … Read more

Top Shoe Styles of the 1980s

Heat Edge Mens Moccasin Slipper Shoe

As with every generation and decade, the 80s had its own style and fashion. Ranging from spandex to having bangs with big hair to flipped up collars and polos – 80s fashion was its own. Shoes also were a big part of the 80s fashion scene.  Basketball shoes started their ascendancy to … Read more

Top Artists and Bands of the 80s

Top Artists and Bands of the 80s

    The 1980s saw the rise of pop music and heavy metal and the beginnings of rap.  Check out these top artists and bands of the 80s dude! Def Leppard Formed: November 1977, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom Members: Joe Elliott (vocals), Rick Savage (bass), Pete Willis (guitar, 1977-82), Tony Kenning … Read more