Watch Whitesnake’s David Coverdale and Foreigner’s Mick Jones Preview the ‘Juke Box Heroes’ Tour Over Tea

Watch Whitesnake’s David Coverdale and Foreigner’s Mick Jones Preview the ‘Juke Box Heroes’ Tour Over Tea

This Friday, the Juke Box Heroes Tour will officially begin when Foreigner, Whitesnake and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening start a summer trek that will wrap up on August 1 in Irvine, California. In promotion of the tour, Live Nation rolled out an amusing video of Whitesnake’s David Coverdale and Mick Jones of Foreigner chatting […]

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 […]