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How do you out there feel about this band? Danny Elfman obviously has it going for movie music work, but I thought the band was incredibly tight. I'm not saying they'll ever be considered, but an interesting group just the same.
Posted by Gitarzan on Sunday, 08.24.08 @ 09:15am
Doubt they'll be considered
Posted by Randy on Sunday, 08.24.08 @ 17:28pm
It might be that Future Rock Hall just added this page not too long ago. They are constantly adding new pages after people email them to tell them about missing artists. For example I just emailed them a week or so ago to tell them they were missing a Juliana Hatfield page and now they have 1.
Posted by classicrocker on Sunday, 08.24.08 @ 17:44pm
If Oingo Boingo deserve to be in a hall of fame, then they should be in a "Dumbest Band Name Ever Hall of Fame" along with bands like Right Said Fred, Be Your Own Pet, The Go! Team, Kajagoogoo, Porno For Pyros, Nickelback, Limp Bizkit, Puddle of Mudd, Hot Hot Heat, The The, Mr. Mister, Panic! At the Disco, Chumbawamba, Enuff Z'nuff, Mott the Hoople, Toad the Wet Sprocket, New Kids On the Block, Hootie and the Blowfish, 14120912519, 60 Feet of Stupid
Posted by Atrocities on Saturday, 08.30.08 @ 14:06pm
Atrocities...by the looks of your post, I'd say you never listened to them. About the only thing dumb about them was their name. You, on the other hand...
Posted by Gitarzan on Saturday, 08.30.08 @ 14:17pm
Looks like you misunderstood me, some of the bands I listed aren't bad at all. They just have unfortunate names. As for Oingo Boingo's music I myself don't find it that bad, just not good enough for RRHoF
Posted by Atrocities on Saturday, 08.30.08 @ 14:29pm
Atrocities...so I did!!! I'll apologize as soon as I pry my foot out of my mouth!!!
Posted by Gitarzan on Saturday, 08.30.08 @ 15:13pm
Here's another stupid band name Barenaked Ladies
Posted by Reddy on Sunday, 09.7.08 @ 12:15pm
I would think that you could argue that virtually any band has a bad name.
Posted by Keebord on Sunday, 10.12.08 @ 10:37am
Oingo Boingo is one of the most awesome most inventive bands EVER! they should be inducted into the rock n roll hall of fame for sure! plus if theyre inducted it might be the only way we hardcore boingo fans will ever get to see a reunion!
Posted by Nate on Saturday, 02.6.10 @ 22:02pm
Oingo Boingo might be the most underrated band of all time. Problem is people think of them as goofy a novelty act. They were theatrical but people just didn't understand. Incredible group of performers. Listen to their Farewell concert. Great stuff. No chance in hell though.
Posted by Downboy on Sunday, 05.30.10 @ 02:52am
seriously under rated but not the most. best bat man music before bat man even came out! :)
Posted by djm2142 on Friday, 03.30.12 @ 23:02pm
you got to like this california band
Posted by Happy on Saturday, 03.31.12 @ 00:20am
Oingo Boingo was absolutely one of the most talented bands ever. Those who do not agree, just simply didn't get it. Besides look at some of the bands and performers in there. Your telling me that Boingo doesn't deserve induction.
Posted by gary walters on Friday, 07.22.16 @ 08:33am
Posted by Dezmond on Friday, 07.22.16 @ 15:57pm
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