rock arena episode guide
   

 ROCK ARENA

 

23 02 1982
The Kinks

02 03 1982
UB40

09 03 1982
Toyah Wilcox

16 03 1982
Siouxsie & The Banshees

13 04 1982
Pat Benatar,J Geils Band

20 04 1982
The Roches,Maggie,Terre & Suzzy

27 04 1982
After The Fire,Peter Banks

11 05 1982

18 05 1982
The Skids

25 05 1982
Cat Stevens

01 06 1982
Ian Dury & The Blockheads

08 06 1982
Men At Work

15 06 1982
Donovan

22 06 1982
Peter Cupples

29 06 1982
Leo Kottke

06 07 1982
Jackson Browne

13 07 1982
Tom Waits

20 07 1982
Foreigner

27 07 1982
Santana,Genesis

10 08 1982
Taj Mahal,Richard Clapton

17 08 1982
Barclay James Harvest

24 08 1982
Nazareth

31 08 1982
Rush

07 09 1982
Kiss

14 09 182
AC/DC, Billy Joel

21 09 1982
Linda Ronstadt

28 09 1982
Reg Livermore

12 10 1982
Talking Heads,Flowers-Icehouse,Bryan Ferry,Roxy Music

26 10 1982
Graham Parker,Joe Jackson,Lene Lovich

02 11 1982
Toto,Bruce Springsteen,Cold Chisel

09 11 1982
Cars,Pretenders,Rolling Stones

16 11 1982
Brian Cadd,Billy Miller,Radio Birdman

23 11 1982
Ry Cooder,JJ Cale,Dire Straits

30 11 1982
David Bowie

07 12 1982
Fleetwood Mac,Bob Scaggs,Little River Band

14 12 1982
The other side of the wall,Robert Palmer,Supertramp

21 12 1982
Al Stewart,Van Morrison,Stevie Wonder

28 12 1982
special ex Beatles

05 04 1983
reissue of 28 12 1982

12 04 1983

19 04 1983
Peter Gabriel,Yes,Phil Collins

26 04 1983
Gary Numan,Billy Joel,Thomas Dolby

03 05 1983
Police Squeeze,INXS

10 05 1983
Kate Bush,Tonight,Renee Geyer,Siouxsie & The Banshees

17 05 1983
UB40, Bob Marley,Toots Jojo Zep

24 05 1983
Ian Dury,Mental As Anything

31 05 1983
Queen,Electric Light Orchestra

07 06 1983
10CC,Godly & Creme,Split Enz

14 06 1983
Manfred Mann Earth Band,The Angels,Blues Band

21 06 1983
special Malcom McLaren (part1)

28 06 1983
special Malcom McLaren (part2)

05 07 1983
Psychedelic Furs,The Jam,Echo & The Bunnymen

12 07 1983
Thin Lizzy,Boomtown Rats

19 07 1983
Genesis,Sky

26 07 1983
Spandau Ballet,INXS,Ultravox

02 08 1983

09 08 1983
David Bowie

16 08 1983
Blondie

23 08 1983
Divinls,Grace Jones,Sharon O'Neill

30 08 1983
Elvis Costello

06 09 1983
Eagles,Warren Zevon

13 09 1983
Madness,The Beat,Fun Boy Three,The Specials

20 09 1983
Mondo Rock,Daddy Cool,Spectrum

27 09 1983
Iron Maide,AC/DC

03 10 1983
Cold Chisel,Swanee

11 10 1983
Who

18 10 1983
Human League,Japan,Heaven 17

25 10 1983
01 11 1983
08 11 1983

15 11 1983
David Bowie

22 11 1983
Motorhead,Uriah Heep,Judas Priest,Van Halen

29 11 1983
Medium Wave,New Order

06 12 1983
Russell Mulcahy

13 12 1983
Funkdown

20 12 1983
03 01 1984

10 01 1984
The Reels

17 01 1984
Stevie Nicks

24 01 1984
Bob Marley

31 01 1984
07 02 1984
14 02 1984
21 02 1984
28 02 1984
06 03 1984
13 03 1984
20 03 1984
27 03 1984

03 04 1984
Genesis,Goanna

10 04 1984
17 04 1984
24 04 1984
01 05 1984
08 05 1984
15 05 1984
22 05 1984
29 05 1984
05 06 1984
12 06 1984
26 06 1984
03 07 1984
17 07 1984
31 07 1984
07 08 1984
14 08 1984
28 08 1984
11 09 1984
09 10 1984
23 10 1984
30 10 1984
06 11 1984
13 11 1984
20 11 1984
27 11 1984
04 12 1984
11 12 1984
18 12 1984
08 01 1985
15 01 1985

22 01 1985
Boomtown Rats,Howard Jones

29 01 1985
Phil Spector

05 02 1985
Berlin,Stray Cats,A Flock Of Seagulls

12 02 1985
John Fogerty,Talking Heads,Prince

19 02 1985
Nick Cave

26 02 1985
Flotsam Jetsam,Triffifs,Go Betweens,Who,Neil Young

05 03 1985
Eurogliders,Lloyd Cole & Commotions,Cabaret Voltaire,Art Of Noise,
Spy v Spy

12 03 1985
The Saints,ABC,Alphaville,Yazoo,Alison Moyet

19 03 1985
Q-Tips,Paul Young,Dynamic Hepnotics,The Models,Flying Lizards,
Bruce Springsteen

02 04 1985
Grand Master Flash,Depeche Mode,Phil Collins,The Firm,
Free,Led Zeppelin,The Radiators,The Venetians

09 04 1985
Mental As Anything,Aztec Camera,Floy Joy,Art Of Noise,Steve Morse Band,
Hall & Oates,Full Marks

16 04 1985
Starvation,Robert Palmer,Kirstie MacColl,Tom Petty,
Thompson Twins

23 04 1985
Billy Bragg,Tears For Fears,Van Morrison,China Crisis,The Temptations

07 05 1985
Olympic Sideburns,Eurogliders,New Order,Joan Armatrading,
Stanley Jordan,Boomtown Rats

14 05 1985
Mick Jagger,Julian Lennon,Jimmy Barnes

21 05 1985
Simple Minds,U2,Debarge,Hunters & Collectors

28 05 1985
Eurythmics,George Thorogood,Big Country,John Hiatt

18 06 1985
Jason & The Scorchers,Robert Plant,Squeeze,Men At Work,Joe Walsh

25 06 1985
The Models,Tom Petty,Bill Wyman,Tears For Fears,Third World,Lone Justice

09 07 1985
Paul Kelly,Nils Lofgren,The Models,David Bowie

16 07 1985
Talking Heads,Prince,Bob Dylan

23 07 1985
The Doors,Human League,Mental As Anything

30 07 1985
Dire Straits,Aretha Franklin

06 08 1985
Howard Jones,Stephen Cummings,Eric Clapton

13 08 1985
REM,The Models,Scritti Politti

20 08 1985
Hoodoo Gurus,Dream Academy

27 08 1985
Samurai Trash,Electric Pandas,Gangajang

03 09 1985
Eurythmics,Young Doctors

07 09 1985
Kirsty MacCColl,Machinations,New Order

14 09 1985
Sunnyboys,The Cars,Ian Dury

21 09 1985
Divinyls,Sting,Marc Hunter

28 09 1985
The YoungOnes,Paul Weller

14 10 1985
Dream Academy,Talking Heads,Warumpi Band

28 10 1985
Mink De Ville,Boom Crash Opera

04 11 1985
Radio Birdman,Hoodoo Gurus,Nick Cave

11 11 1985
Dave Warner

18 11 1985
Samurai Trash,Los Lobos,Do Re Mi

25 11 1985
07 12 1985

14 12 1985
The Stems

17 12 1985
David Johansen

24 12 1985
04 01 1986

07 01 1986
Eurythmics

14 01 1986
Icicle Works

21 01 1986
The Jam,The Firm

28 01 1986
Midnight Oil

04 02 1986
U2,Paul Young

11 02 1986
Waterboys,Tom Petty,Hunters & Collectors,Bob Dylan,Wall Of Voodoo

18 02 1986
Pete Townshend,Fine Young Cannibals,James Brown,Suzanne Vega

25 02 1986
The Triffids,SuzanneVega,Simply Red,Dire Straits

01 03 1986

08 03 1986
Ramones,Mike & The Mechanics,Scritti Politti,Genesis

15 03 1986
Public Image Limited

22 03 1986
Green On Red,Sting,Grace Jones

29 03 1986
B52s,Joni Mitchell,Eurogliders,Simple Minds

05 04 1986
Aretha Franklin,Otis Redding

12 04 1986
Roy Harper,Icehouse,Pete Townshend,Devo

19 04 1986
The Dynamic Heptonics

26 04 1986
Tim Finn,Bangles,Thomas Dolby

03 05 1986
Simple Minds

10 05 1986
Laurie Anderson,Simply Red,Hunters & Collectors

17 05 1986
The Dropbears,Talk Talk,Van Halen,Peter Gabriel

24 05 1986

31 05 1986
The Untouchables,Roxy Music

07 06 1986
Machinations,King Crimson,Big Audio Dynamite,Julian Lennon

14 06 1986
Brian Eno,Japan

21 06 1986
Lone Justice,Wire Train,The Cure

28 06 1986
Lou Reed,Coloured Stones,Bruce Cockburn

05 07 1986
Kinks,Frankie Muller,The Call

12 07 1986
Scribble,Chris Rea,Greg Kihn Band

19 07 1986
The Pogues,Cyndi Lauper,Joe Jackson

26 07 1986
Hunters & Collectors,Stephen Cummings

02 08 1986
Violent Femmes,Cold Chisel

09 08 1986
Shocking Blue,Cut The Cheese

16 08 1986
The Cure,Bow Wow Wow,Boom Crash Opera

23 08 1986
Ry Cooder,The Chills,Spandau Ballet,Tall Dwarfs

30 08 1986
Bob Dylan,Human League,Textones,ZZ Top

02 09 1986
Midnight Oil,UB40,Tall Tales And True

06 09 1986
Simple Minds

09 09 1986
Ronnie James Dio,The Reels,Prince,Paul Simon

13 09 1986
Kids In The Kitchen

16 09 1986
John Cale,The Zimmermen,Shriekback,Matt Bianco

20 09 1986
Jason & The Scorchers,Rose Tattoo

27 09 1986
rock in URSS

29 09 1986
John Fogerty,Severed Heads,Frankie Goes To Hollywood

04 10 1986
John Fogerty,Severed Heads

06 10 1986
Paul Kelly,The Saints,Hoodoo Gurus

13 10 1986
XTC,Randy Newman,David Lee Roth,Little River Band

20 10 1986
Painters and Dockers,REM,Waterboys,George Clinton

25 10 1986
Do Re Mi,Sigue Sigue Sputnik,Robert Wyatt,Sting Jackson Browne

27 10 1986
The Easybeats,The Clash,David Sylvian,Donald Fagen,The Angels

04 11 1986
REM,Do Re Mi,Ups and Down

08 11 1986
James Griffin,Be Bop Deluxe

11 11 1986
Iggy Pop,Dream Syndicate,The Pretenders

13 11 1986
Yellow Magic Orchestra,Neil Young,Aretha Franklin

18 11 1986
Blue Ruin,Yello

22 11 1986
David Sylvian

25 11 1986
Lou Reed,Cameo,Mancrab

29 11 1986
Alison Moyet,Orange Juice

02 12 1986

06 12 1986
Matt Johnson

13 12 1986
Samurai Trash,The Bangles

16 12 1986
Stephen Cummings

20 12 1986
The Smiths,Kraftwerk,Peter Gabriel,John Fogerty

23 12 1986
Simply Red,Joe Jackson

27 12 1986
rock in URSS (reissue)

30 12 1986

31 12 1986
Crowded House

03 01 1987
Blue Ruin

06 01 1987
The Zimmermen,Hunters & Collectors,Fine Young Cannibals

10 01 1987

12 01 1987
The Salughtermen,Black Sorrows

17 01 1987
Edge of The Wedge,Paul Kelly,Cattletruck

20 01 1987
27 01 1987
31 01 1987

01 02 1987
The Models,INXS,Chris Bailey

07 02 1987
10 02 1987
14 02 1987
17 02 1987
21 02 1987

23 02 1987
Paul Simon,Long Ryders,Swing Out Sister

27 02 1987

03 03 1987
Iggy Pop,The Pretenders,Peter Gabriel,Kate Bush,The Smiths

07 03 1987
Johnnys,Sunnyboys

14 03 1987
Kate Ceberano,Georgia Satellites

17 03 1987
Go Betweens,The Cult,Talking Heads,Stevie Winwood

21 03 1987

24 03 1987
Hoodoo Gurus,Billy Bragg,Blue Ruin

28 03 1987
Jackie Wilson,Peking Man

31 03 1987
The Promise,Miles Davis,U2

04 04 1987
Rising Fear,Venom P Stinger

06 04 1987
The Psychedelic Furs,Deckchairs Overboard,Harry Nilsson,Eric Clapton

14 04 1987
Husker Du,Tom Verlaine,Rabbit's Wedding,The Pony,Jump Incorporated,
Prince,Alison Moyet,The Colourfield

21 04 1987
Mandy Smith

28 04 1987

05 05 1987
Peter Gabriel,The Stems,Black Sorrows

12 05 1987
Los Lobos,Big Pig,The Angels,World Party

23 05 1987
Crystal Set

26 05 1987
Painters & Dockers,Broken Homes

02 06 1987
Paul Simon,Ladysmith,Black Mambazo,K D Lang & The Reclines

09 06 1987
Rockmelons,Skyhooks,The Cure

23 06 1987
Beastie Boys,Icehouse,Suzanne Vega

27 06 1987
Dave Edmunds,Aretha Franklin,The Black Sorrows

29 06 1987
Jesus & Mary Chain

05 07 1987
Master's Apprentices,Mental As Anything

11 07 1987
Black Sorrows,Steve Miller Band

14 07 1987
Elvis Costello,Al Green,Midnight Oil

18 07 1987
The Smithereens,Sly & Robbie

21 07 1987
The Hollowmen,The Cure,Los Lobos

25 07 1987

26 07 1987
The Limer Spiders,The Rainmakers,Immaculate Fools,Jennifer Warnes,
Depeche Mode

28 07 1987
Flotsam Jetsam,The Jackals

04 08 1987
Peter Blakely & The Resurrection

08 08 1987
Chris Isaac,Iggy Pop,New Order

11 08 1987
Go Betweens,Icicle Wotrs,Julian Cope

15 08 1987
The Church,Balaam & The Angels,Roger Waters

18 08 1987
James Brown,Long Ryders,Proclaimers,Boom Crash Opera

25 08 1987
David Chesworth,Midnight Oil,Rolling Stones,Wet Wet Wet

01 09 1987
Tall Tales & True,Suzanne Vega

05 09 1987
Marianne Faithfull,Grandmaster Flash,Kids in The Kitchen

12 09 1987

19 09 1987
The Wreckery,Tom verlaine,The Commodores

22 09 1987
The Models,Concrete Blonde,Ed Kuepper,Run DMC,Squeeze

29 09 1987
Painters & Dockers,Andrew Pendlebury & Steve Cummings

03 10 1987
The Stems

06 10 1987
Public Image Limited,The Cult

10 10 1987
The Smiths,Mental As Anything,The Go Betweens,Dead Can Dance,
Boy George,Midnight Oil,Scrap Metal

13 10 1987
Van Morrison,Marching Girls,Japan,Dolphin Bros

20 10 1987
Husker Du,Do Re Mi,Prince

24 10 1987
The Law,Lloyd Cole,Deacon Blue,John Hiatt,Suzanne Vega

31 10 1987
Spliffs,Carmel,Yello

02 11 1987
The Screaming Tribesmen,Steve Lucas,Rattling Sabres,Stevie Ray Vaughan,
The Cross,The Kane Gang,New Genes,Clint Small

10 11 1987
Happy Hate Me Nots,The Stetsons,Willie DeVille,Pink Floyd

17 11 1987
The Scientists,REM,Tom Waits,Pete Wylie,David Bowie

24 11 1987
Andy Calteck,Gangajang,Was Not Was

01 12 1987

08 12 1987
Jimmy Cliff,Toots & The Mayalls,King Crimson,Free,Roxy Music,
Fairport Convention,Marianne Faithfull

14 12 1987
Black Uhuru,Ziggy Marley,Eddie & The Hot Rods,The Slits,U2,
Grace Jones,Buggles

22 12 1987
26 12 1987

31 12 1987
Pardon Me Boys

05 01 1988
Peter Blakely & The Resurection

12 01 1988
The Wreckery,Severed Heads

19 01 1988
Go Betweens

26 01 1988
Ed Keupper

02 02 1988
Jextet & The Hollowmen

07 02 1988
James Brown,REM,The Triffids

23 02 1988
Nick Barker & Mark Seymour,The Church

01 03 1988
The Riptides,Mad Turks

08 03 1988
15 03 1988
22 03 1988
29 03 1988
05 04 1988

12 04 1988
The Triffids,The Bodeans

19 04 1988
Miles Davis,John Hiatt,The Cure,Roddy Frame

26 04 1988
The Stetsons

03 05 1988
music from new orleans

10 05 1988

17 05 1988
David Byrne,David Sylvian,The Fall,Robie Robertson

24 05 1988
Ladysmith Black Mombassa,Leonard Cohen,Machinations

31 05 1988
The Saints,Sisters Of Mercy,The Band,The Bats

07 06 1988
Joni Mitchell,Love Gone Wrong,The Who,The Smithereens,Kane Gang

14 06 1988
The Honeys,Bachelors

21 06 1988
Hunters & Collectors,Morykante,Prefab Sprout

28 06 1988
Del Lords,Do Re Mi,Bryan Ferry,T Bone Burnett

05 07 1988
rap & hip hop

12 07 1988
Jerry Harrison,Paul Madigan & Ross Hannford

19 07 1988
26 07 1988

02 08 1988
Crown Of Thorns

09 08 1988
Sacred Cowboys,Joan Armatrading,Iggy Pop,The Zappas

16 08 1988
Patti Smith,Hard Ons,Everly Brothers & Chad's Tree

23 08 1988
documentary on polish rock

30 08 1988
special reggae in london

06 09 1988
Joan Armatrading

13 09 1988
Ed Keupper,Go Betweens,Little Feat,Roy Orbison

20 09 1988
Sisters of Mercy,Joe Cocker,Talk Talk,Aswad,Some Loves,Verlaines

27 09 1988
Sade,The Rockmelons,Electric Chamber Orchestra

04 10 1988
Patti Smith

11 10 1988
David Lee Roth,Gillian Armstrong

18 10 1988
Brian Wilson

25 10 1988
Black Sorrows

01 11 1988

08 11 1988
Scrap Metal,Johnny Diesel & The Injectors

15 11 1988
This Is Serious Mum

22 11 1988
Screaming Tribesmen,Bell Jar,The Hollowmen,REM,Ice T

29 11 1988
Died Pretty,Hothouse Flowers,Crowded House,Al Green,Human League

04 12 1988
11 12 1988

18 12 1988
Jimi Hendrix Experience

20 12 1988
REM,XTC, The Church

27 12 1988
Jimi Hendrix documentary

03 01 1989
Crown Of Thorns,Colin Hay Accoustic Band

10 01 1989

17 01 1989
The Stetsons,The Bachelors

24 01 1989
british rock documentary

31 01 1989
Black Sorrows,This Is Serious Mum