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The Bangs: Al's Bar, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Mark Leviton, Music Connection, 5 August 1982

THE PLAYERS: Vicki Peterson, vocals, guitar: Debbi Peterson, drums, vocals; Susanna Hoffs, guitar, vocals; Annette Zilinskas, bass. ...

The Bangles: Big Bangle Theory

Profile by Byron Coley, Boston Rock, 15 December 1982

WHEN ALL'S been said and done, the Recycler has got to be one of the coolest rags in the entire LA press sump. Now, every ...

The Bangles: Bangles (Faulty FEP 1302 five-song EP)

Review by Steven X Rea, High Fidelity, November 1983

BACK WHEN they were the Bangs, onstage at various clubs around L.A., the four girls in this bouncy, Sixties-influenced combo were being compared to that ...

The Bangles: a Female Fab Four?

Interview by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 13 September 1984

LOS ANGELES — Are the Bangles the new Go-Go's? One can't help but wonder. After all, like the Go-Go's, the Bangles are an all-female rock ...

The Bangles: All Over The Place (Columbia)

Review by Craig Zeller, Creem, October 1984

CALL ME a female chauvinist if you must but most of the year's most stimulating records have come from women. My current turntable dream set ...

The Bangles: Yesterday and Today

Interview by Edwin Pouncey, Sounds, 2 February 1985

THE 'HOUSE full' sign was proudly on display outside Boston's Paradise Theatre, a local haunt that had, so I was informed, fallen from favour by ...

The Bangles: Dingwalls, London

Live Review by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 23 February 1985


The Bangles

Report and Interview by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 2 March 1985

IF IT'S TUESDAY, this must be Paris. How about Europe so far, girls? ...

Bangles For Sale

Interview by Iman Lababedi, Creem, June 1985

AT THE CBS building in Manhattan guitarist Susanna Hoffs (all black tights and mini-skirt) explains the Bangles' modus operandi:"It's hard to work keeping your sense of ...

The Bangles

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Smash Hits, 26 February 1986

• Four girls from America who think that TV is mashed potato and Prince is "a little crispy round the edges." Oh... Tom Hibbert meets ...

The Bangles: Manic Impressives

Interview by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 8 March 1986

"VICKI ALWAYS tells me that I always used to sit in, the back of the car, a big Buick station wagon, when I was three ...

Albums by Eno, Rosanne Cash et al

Review by Mary Harron, The Observer, 9 March 1986

BRIAN ENO: More Blank Than Frank (EG Records EGLP 65) ...

The Bangles: Different Light (Columbia)

Review by Laura Fissinger, Rolling Stone, 13 March 1986

Bangle Lore ...

The Bangles: Local Girls Make Good

Profile and Interview by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 4 May 1986

FOUR WAYS to tell when you've made it, courtesy of the Bangles: Drummer Debbi Peterson: "It's so amazing, standing on the corner — this happened ...

The Bangles: Making Pop Her-Story Or It's A Girl's, Girl's, Girl's World

Interview by Roy Trakin, Creem, June 1986

YOU CAN almost hear the buzz of excitement in the air at Mike Gormley's L.A.P.D. (for "personal direction") management offices in Hollywood. ...

The Bangles: Globe Trotters

Interview by Carol Clerk, Melody Maker, 28 March 1987

The Bangles seem permanently on the road. Carol Clerk met up with them during a London stop-over to get all the scam on Prince, old ...

The Bangles: Girls on Top

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Q, April 1987

"JERRY! JERRY! Where's the marijuanaaah?" The voice of The Bangles' bass player Michael Steele booms through the refined lounge of Mayfair's Westbury Hotel causing many ...

It's Those Hazy Crazy Bangles!!

Interview by Max Bell, No. 1, 5 March 1988

Yep, Debbi, Vicki, Michael and Susanna are back with 'Hazy Shade Off Winter'. Max Bell spoke to them. ...

No Sex Please, We're Bangles

Report and Interview by Barbara Ellen, New Musical Express, 27 May 1989

Amsterdam, city of 1,000 vices and venue for a party to honour all-American girls THE BANGLES. All-British girl BARBARA ELLEN joins them and, between sex-shows, ...

The Bangles: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Holly Gleason, Rolling Stone, 15 June 1989

Heroines Take a Fall ...

The Bangles: Greatest Hits

Review by David Cavanagh, Select, July 1990

FIVE YEARS ago, had you put the idea of a greatest hits compilation by The Bangles up for serious consideration, you'd have been whipped off ...

The Bangles: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, November 2001

THE FACT that these four LA women played their own instruments was much remarked upon in the Eighties, as was Susanna Hoffs' beauty. But as ...

The Bangles: Eternal Flame

Retrospective and Interview by Paul Lester, Record Collector, December 2010

Paul Lester celebrates the enduring pop power of the Bangles. ...

The Other Side of '80s L.A. Rock

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, 2018

THE IMAGE OF Los Angeles rock in the '80s is imprinted like a tacky tattoo: bands with poofed-up hair and eyeliner, girls with poofed-up hair ...

see also Susanna Hoffs

see also Rainy Day


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