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Cheap Trick

About

Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1973 by guitarist Rick Nielsen, bassist Tom Petersson, lead vocalist Randy Hogan and drummer Bun E. Carlos. The current lineup of the band consists of frontman Robin Zander, Nielsen and Petersson.

Cheap Trick released their self-titled debut album in 1977 and found success in Japan with the release of their second album, In Color, later that year. The band would achieve mainstream popularity in the United States in 1979 with their breakthrough album Cheap Trick at Budokan. Cheap Trick reached the Top 10 in the US charts in 1979 with the Budokan live version of "I Want You to Want Me" and topped the charts in 1988 with "The Flame".

Cheap Trick has performed live more than 5,000 times and sold more than 20 million albums. Over the course of its career, the band has experienced several resurgences of popularity and built a dedicated cult following. Cheap Trick was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016.

Articles

January 21, 2022

Boston Calling 2022 Lineup Announced: Metallica, the Strokes, Foo Fighters, and More

Haim, Run the Jewels, Japanese Breakfast, Weezer, Modest Mouse, Avril Lavigne, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Cheap Trick, EarthGang, and more will also play the festival

pitchfork.com

June 4, 2021

Hanson Tap Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen for New Song ‘Don’t Ever Change’

Song will appear on trio's next album, Against the World

www.rollingstone.com

May 7, 2021

Watch Tinted Windows reunite in honour of late bandmate Adam Schlesinger

Taylor Hanson, James Iha and Cheap Trick’s Bun E. Carlos played together for the first time in over a decade The post Watch Tinted Windows reunite in honour of late bandmate Adam Schlesinger appeared first on NME.

www.nme.com

Discs

In Another World

April 9, 2021

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Boys & Girls & Rock & Roll

March 11, 2021

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Light Up The Fire

January 28, 2021

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Out To Get You! Live 1977

October 16, 2020

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Rebel Rebel

September 25, 2020

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Gimme Some Truth

November 29, 2019

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I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday (feat. Roy Wood) [Live]

November 29, 2019

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Are You Ready? Live 12/31/1979

November 29, 2019

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Ambush

June 14, 2019

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Christmas Christmas

October 20, 2017

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We're All Alright! (Deluxe)

June 16, 2017

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We're All Alright!

June 16, 2017

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I'm Waiting For The Man (Live)

April 1, 2017

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Bang, Zoom, Crazy…Hello

April 1, 2016

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No Direction Home

January 1, 2016

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The Latest

June 23, 2009

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Sgt. Pepper Live

January 1, 2009

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Rockford

June 6, 2006

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Sessions @ AOL (Live)

January 1, 2005

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Music For Hangovers (Live)

August 23, 2004

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Silver (Live)

June 29, 2004

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1997

April 29, 1997

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Woke Up With A Monster

March 4, 1994

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Busted

June 27, 1990

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Lap Of Luxury

April 12, 1988

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The Doctor

November 1, 1986

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Standing On The Edge

July 19, 1985

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Next Position Please - The Authorized Version

August 15, 1983

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One On One

April 30, 1982

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All Shook Up

October 24, 1980

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Dream Police

November 21, 1979

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BUDOKAN! (30th Anniversary)

October 8, 1978

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At Budokan

October 8, 1978

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Heaven Tonight

April 1, 1978

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In Color

September 1, 1977

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Cheap Trick

February 1, 1977

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