Bands You Wouldn’t Believe the Goo Goo Dolls Have Shared a Bill With

BY: Collin Brennan | Apr 16, 2014
Bands You Wouldn’t Believe the Goo Goo Dolls Have Shared a Bill WithThe year was 1988, the place was a sweaty Buffalo club called the Continental, and the band was the Goo Goo Dolls—not that you’d recognize them, anyway. The Dolls were still seven years away from diving into the mainstream, and they had the ripped jeans and ratty tank tops to prove it. To look back at the band’s concert bills from that era is to feel like the victim of a strange practical joke. Wait a second, what is pop-rock heartthrob John Rzeznik doing on the same stage as outsider artist and McDonalds’ aficionado Wesley Willis? Believe it or not, the same band that penned “Iris” was once called the Sex Maggots, and the same band that’s currently on tour with Daughtry once opened for hardcore punk legends Dag Nasty. Here are nine bands the Goo Goo Dolls have shared a stage with (and no, this isn’t a practical joke):
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BY: Collin Brennan
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