Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Episode 158 - Goo Goo Dolls vs heavy metal

Brian and Murdock make a meandering case for laying the success of the Goo Goo Dolls at the feet of a bad deal with a legendary heavy metal music champion.


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Songs used in this episode: “Hit the Lights (Metal Massacre Version)” by Metallica; “Just the Way You Are” and “Name” by the Goo Goo Dolls

1993 LA Times piece on Gwar situation:

1996 Rolling Stone article: