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5 WTF Facts About The Goo Goo Dolls

They seem way more hard-core than they actually are

Adult alternative hitmakers The Goo Goo Dolls hit Lucky Star and First Council Casinos on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Yes, they've seen "Better Days," which you can read about below, in our latest WTF installment.

1. The Goos were originally considered a punk band and once played New York City’s iconic punk club CBGB.
2. Somehow, The Goo Goo Dolls released several albums on the Metal Blade label, which also signed GWAR, Slayer and Cannibal Corpse.
3. In addition to writing "Iris" for "City of Angels," the band wrote songs for both "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare" and "Transformers."
4. Leader John Rzeznik and company helped create a video for the Buffalo Sabres 2007 Playoffs. They also sang at halftime of the 2007 Detroit Lions’ Thanksgiving Day game and before the 2011 NFL Pro Bowl.
5. The WWE used a song of theirs as the theme for "Tribute to the Troops 2008." —Stephen Carradini
by Stephen Carradini 05.19.2011 2 years ago
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Get in the car

Now on display in Norman, Satan’s Camaro is a collaborative duo of contemporary printmakers.


Visual Arts

Carmen Forman
Daily, ongoing
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Noisy Baby

Expect the unexpected with noise-rock trio Baby Tears.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Baby Tears with The Fucking Party and The Copperheads
8 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$5

 
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Chug along

With 11 albums and 1,000-plus shows behind it, Last Train Home pulls into town to deliver more folk rock.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Last Train Home
7 p.m. Friday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20

 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Jack the Giant Slayer

Fee-fi-fo-fum, why is this movie so darned ho-hum?


Action

Rod Lott
Among the recent wave of the great and powerful fairy-tale flicks, Jack the Giant Slayer may be the truest to its storybook origins, and ironically, the least to live happily after ever at the box office.
 
Saturday, June 22, 2013
 
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