The Angry Birds movie trailer featuring Foreigner hit “Hot Blooded” soars toward more than 10 million views on YouTube, introducing a whole new generation of fans to one of rock’s most legendary bands.
Foreigner celebrates upcoming 40th Anniversary with a special commemorating 1976 Debut Album. As legendary band Foreigner approaches their 40th year rocking charts and selling out tours, iTunes kicks off the celebration by offering Foreigner, the band’s debut album, for $5.99 for a limited time only. April 2016 is the 40th anniversary of when founding member Mick Jones entered New York City’s iconic Hit Factory in 1976 to record the band’s first set of demos.
It was Eric Funches' last day at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School as Choir Director. He had a surprise in store for his students. The class all gathered one last time as he proudly announced to them that they had won the Sun Herald Sing with Foreigner Contest, coming in overwhelmingly with the most votes! Funches said the announcement came at a perfect time for his class. "Today is my last day at the school, and the students have been pretty sad about it," he said. "But this has made them very happy,
Rock band Foreigner has found its jukebox hero, and they don't even need a backing track to rock out. The Hawley (Minn.) High School Pop Singers' a capella rendition of "Feels Like the First Time" drew the most votes in an online contest by Foreigner and Fargo radio station 107.9 The Fox to pick a local high school choir to sing with the band during its Sunday, April 10, concert at Scheels Arena.
Q and A: Foreigner's still waiting for a girl like you. After 40 years of arena rock, the members of Foreigner aren’t quite as hot blooded as they used to be. But guitarist, keyboardist, saxophonist, and flautist Thom Gimbel still gets excited when he talks about music and his own juke box heroes.
Foreigner hit “I Want To Know What Love is” will be featured in Melissa McCarthy's new hit comedy “The Boss.” "We are thrilled that “I Want to Know What Love Is” is featured in the soundtrack of “The Boss” which hits theaters this week, says Mick Jones, Foreigner founding member. Melissa McCarthy is a true comedic genius, and I’m always a fan of any film Will Ferrell is involved in.” The story follows Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy), a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s convicted of ins
INTERVIEW: JEFF PILSON of FOREIGNER -- It isn’t very often I get to speak with an artist I have listened to for over 30 years. I was recently given the opportunity to speak with Jeff Pilson of Foreigner and I jumped at the opportunity to speak with him regarding all things Foreigner, his writing and producing, and some of his killer side projects.
Foreigner Featured in The Tribute Democrat ahead of show at Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnston, PA.
FOREIGNER will rock across Europe for a massive summer 2016 Tour. A formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, the band will belt out full electric performances of their biggest anthems at some of Europe’s greatest venues starting at London’s Palladium on Tuesday 7th June, followed by dates at Belgium’s Graspop, Cologne’s Tanzbrunnen, Tel Aviv’s Caesarea Amphitheatre, and many more. FOREIGNER’S very special guest at the London Palladium will be JOHN PARR, whose musi
High School students win an incredible opportunity to jam out with Foreigner.
Since Kelly Hansen joined Foreigner as the group's new lead singer, things haven't slowed down. "We're on a continuous tour," says Hansen in a call from his hotel in Hollywood, Fla. After taking a break for the holidays, the band has just finished a run of acoustic shows that coincided with the release of the group's "In Concert: Unplugged" and is again on tour with the regular electric show.
As part of Foreigners on going partnership with the The JDRF, the band recently met with Jacksonville JDRF board member, Carla Aldridge, to honor her daughter and to show their continued support for the foundation and those with T1D. Foreigner has recently released their first-ever acoustic album and have designated all artist royalties proceeds from the album to be donated to the foundation to continue the search for a cure to Type 1 Diabetes.
Foreigner performed at the Appel Room at the Lincoln Center on February 17, 2016. From the Program: The early ’70s were a strange and transitional period in American culture. The first few years of the decade were basically spent mopping up leftover bits of business from the ’60s, but after President Richard Nixon announced his resignation in 1974 and the war in Vietnam ended in 1975, spirits lifted and people literally kicked off their shoes and began to boogie.
With the Acoustic Tour kicking off Thursday evening in Westbury, NY, Foreigner will be up bright and early to appear and perform on the TODAY show, Thursday, February 11, 2016. They will be promoting the Acoustic Tour and their new Live Album release, "In Concert. Unplugged". Foreigner last appeared on the Today Show in 2008. Watch the Interview and performance here!
StereoCast Launches Just in Time to Change the World of Live Music as we know it! (New York, NY) -- January 26, 2016 -- Today marks a pivotal moment in the music industry: the launch of StereoCast, a new music platform backed by music industry legend and business mogul Charles Koppelman, new media and digital music innovator Zach Bair. The inaugural StereoCast kickoff will take place on February 11th, 2016 when iconic rock group Foreigner play The Theatre at Westbury, NY, with several other acoustic perform