Foreigner’s Kelly Hansen Goes Caroling to Announce ‘Juke Box Heroes’ Tour with Whitesnake, Jason Bonham

Foreigner’s Kelly Hansen Goes Caroling to Announce ‘Juke Box Heroes’ Tour with Whitesnake, Jason Bonham

‘Tis the season for holiday-themed announcements — and Foreigner knocked it out of the park with this one. Below, watch lead singer Kelly Hansen go door-to-door with a group of new friends singing carols — er, classic Foreigner hits like “Hot Blooded,” “Cold as Ice” and “Juke Box Hero” as a means of announcing a […]

Photos: Foreigner/Cheap Trick/Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppeiln Experience Rock Camden, NJ

Photos: Foreigner/Cheap Trick/Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppeiln Experience Rock Camden, NJ

(Review and all photographs by Sreve Trager) Seems like almost yesterday when Foreigner formed back in 1976, which began a path that led them to their current status as classic rock icons. As a four-piece churning out hit after hit and earning numerous No. 1’s and multiple Top 10 hits, who would ever imagine that Foreigner would still be […]

Gary Wright Q&A: ‘Dream Weaver,’ ‘Ring of Changes’ and Friendship with George Harrison

Gary Wright Q&A: ‘Dream Weaver,’ ‘Ring of Changes’ and Friendship with George Harrison

Talk about better late than never. 44 years since it was recorded, Gary Wright‘s 1972 album, Ring of Changes, finally saw release a few months back. And upon listening to the album, one is puzzled why Wright’s label, A&M Records, buried such a strong commercial release which had sat in the archives for more than four decades. Consummate musicianship […]

Top 11 (OK, 8) One-Hit Wonders — And Why So Many Bands Can’t Follow Up Their Only Hit

Top 11 (OK, 8) One-Hit Wonders — And Why So Many Bands Can’t Follow Up Their Only Hit

Hundreds of bands have produced one monster hit: a catchy, memorable concoction of lyrics, music and vocals that sold millions of copies. But many were somehow unable to follow it with another successful tune. DJs call them one-hit wonders, but musicians hate that moniker. “It is a pejorative term,” says Don Baskin of the Syndicate […]

Still Twisted: An Interview with Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister

Still Twisted: An Interview with Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister

When Twisted Sister first assaulted the radio airwaves and MTV with their fist-pumping anthem, We’re Not Gonna Take It, for the music world at large it seemed as if the group’s seemingly meteoric rise happened overnight. But as a new documentary film put together by Music Box Films called We Are Twisted F***ing Sister demonstrates, this over-sized […]

Top 11 Waiting Songs

Top 11 Waiting Songs

“I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance — waiting for the bathroom.” — Bob Hope Patience has never been a strong suit of rock fans. So it’s natural that there would be huge hits about waiting: Waiting for a girl, waiting for a boy, waiting for a friend or in […]

Kid Rock Announces Summer Tour with Foreigner in Support of New Album ‘First Kiss’ (Dates)

Kid Rock Announces Summer Tour with Foreigner in Support of New Album ‘First Kiss’ (Dates)

Next week, Kid Rock will release his tenth studio album, First Kiss (on February 24). In conjunction with that news, he’s also announced a big summer tour outing with special guests Foreigner coming along as support. Coincidentally, First Kiss is now available for streaming ahead of its release over at iTunes Radio. The last time […]

Foreigner Detail ‘The Best of Foreigner 4 & More’, Stream ‘Juke Box Hero’ (Listen)

Foreigner Detail ‘The Best of Foreigner 4 & More’, Stream ‘Juke Box Hero’ (Listen)

Foreigner have announced a December 16th release date for The Best of Foreigner 4 and More, a new live album celebrating some of their most classic hits. The band – Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris […]