Goo Goo Dolls

Goo Goo Dolls

About Goo Goo Dolls

The Goo Goo Dolls are an American rock band formed in 1985 in Buffalo, New York, by guitarist and vocalist John Rzeznik and bassist and vocalist Robby Takac. Since the end of 1994, Mike Malinin has been the band's drummer, a position previously held by George Tututska. Although renowned for their commercially successful 1998 single 'Iris', they have had several other notable and popular singles include 'Name' from 1995's A Boy Named Goo, 'Broadway', 'Black Balloon' and 'Slide' from 1998's Dizzy Up The Girl, which produced five top-10 singles, and 'Here Is Gone', 'Sympathy' and 'Big Machine' from 2002's Gutterflower. The Goo Goo Dolls have 14 top-10 singles and have sold more than ten million albums worldwide. In October 2012, 'Iris' was ranked #1 on Billboard's 'Top 100 Pop Songs 1992-2012' chart, which also featured Goo Goo Dolls hits 'Slide', ranking at #9, and 'Name' at #24.