Hair metal, glam metal, or pop metal, whatever you call it, it's reputation today is is maligned. Who cares what stuffy critics say, the music still has it moments, and it still sounds good today
Learn how to write songs in a new wave style.
Sometimes referred to as "Aqua Netal," hair metal was an eclectic mix of style and sound and occasionally brilliance. Plus a lot of eyeliner and spandex. The 80's were AWESOME!
This article lists the great instrumental tunes heard in action movies of the 80s.
This article gets into more detail about AOR, or Adult/Album Oriented Rock from the 1980's and will review what I believe were the top 5 AOR albums (including those by Fastway, Shy and Strangeways)
Whether you lived through the decade, or are just a fan, you will want to check out the funniest, silliest, strangest songs the 80s has to offer!
The love song, Overjoyed, by Steve Wonder, has a beautiful video, which is featured in this article. The song, Overjoyed, reminds us of loves we yearn for, loves we lost, and loves that come true.
Popular dance and freestyle songs of the 80's. Old School music.
A detailed list of the 10 songs that sold the most copies in the UK during 1982.
Learn about the instruments and arrangements of new wave music.