It is an amusement of New York life that rock stars live among us, picking up dry cleaning or going to the dentist just like everybody else. And it is a quirk of contemporary rock stardom that its constituents now come in all vintages, with hairstyles and heydays stretching back for decades. So it is that Mick Jones, 69, original lead guitarist of the band Foreigner, has been living near Central Park since the ’70s, long enough that he can say, in the accent of Somerset, England, “I’m really a native New Yo
Local Businessman Donates $5,000 to Foreigner’s Music In Schools Program Benefitting The GRAMMY Foundation and the Shriners Hosp
St. Petersburg businessman, Matt Digennaro, got the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Foreigner founding member Mick Jones at the band’s “Soundtrack of Summer” tour stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL on Tuesday, May 20th. Upon making a $5,000 donation to Foreigner’s music in schools program in partnership with the GRAMMY Foundation and the shriners hospitals for children, to which Foreigner has donated in excess of $400,000 over the past several years, Jones presented Digennaro with a signed gu
The fans have spoken, and the “The Soundtrack of Summer” (#thesoundtrackofsummer) featuring FOREIGNER and STYX, with very special guest DON FELDER (former Eagles guitarist/songwriter) is due to be one of the hottest tours of the summer. This three-month U.S. trek kicked off with a sold-out show on May 14 in Wichita, KS Wichita, KS at the Intrust Bank Arena, with a number of sold-out shows on the horizon. With more than 250 million albums sold worldwide, these rock and roll legends continue to resonate wit
Foreigner smashes records with six RIAA Gold and Platinum certifications, as downloads of band's iconic rock and roll anthems soar past six million in the digital era. Atlantic Records chairman & CEO Craig Kallman presents Foreigner founding member Mick Jones with multiple gold and platinum digital awards - more than any other classic rock artist in history.
Foreigner & Styx Set to Release 'The Soundtrack of Summer' Tour Companion Album May 6 Exlusively at Walmart
Foreigner and Styx set to release ‘The Soundtrack of Summer’ tour companion album May 6 exclusively at Walmart. The release includes a brand new interpretation of “Hotel California,” along with tourmate Don Felder, former guitarist of the Eagles. “The Soundtrack of Summer” Tour kicks off May 14
Kelly Hansen of Foreigner and Don Felder, former guitarist with The Eagles, will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show ROCKLINE with host Bob Coburn Wednesday APRIL 30, 2014 at 8:30pm PT / 11:30pm ET. Fans are encouraged to call to speak with Kelly and Don, featured artists on the Soundtrack Of Summer tour, toll free at 1-800-344-ROCK (7625).
Foreigner’s main man and Portsmouth native Mick Jones has become the first person to be inducted into Portsmouth Guildhall’s Wall of Fame. Mick, who was joined by several family members at the ceremony, said: ‘It’s very special to get this. As we were travelling here through the streets, I was just thinking about how this is where I developed my wanderlust.’
Fourteen fine songs dating from Foreigner's self-titled 1977 debut to 2011's Acoustique, neatly bundled up, sealed with swirly heart artwork and offered to us as a timely reminder of their greatness just before they tour the UK with Europe and FM in tow.
Jimmy Fallon’s “Juke Box Hero” lip synch battle sends Foreigner’s music soaring up the charts. Downloads of iconic Foreigner hit “Jukebox Hero” skyrocketed this week as a result of Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon’s now legendary lip synching the hit song for his millions of viewers. A YouTube video of the performance immediately went viral, with more than 8 million views and Foreigner quickly felt “The Fallon Effect,” with downloads of the track tripling. The “Juke Box Heroes” album jumped fifty places on T
Jimmy Fallon uses Juke Box Hero in Lip-Sync Battle with Paul Rudd on the Tonight Show, Inspires Foreigner Lip-Sync Battle
Jimmy Fallon and Paul Rudd battle it out in a Lip-Sync challenge on the Feb. 25 episode of the Tonight Show. Paul kicked off the battle with Tina Turner‘s hit “You Better Be Good To Me” and closes out the battle with Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now." Jimmy fights back with Foreigner‘s “Juke Box Hero,” and performs like a true rock God. Watch the unforgettable video right here! Then, why should celebrities have all the fun? Participate in Foreigner's very own Lip-Sync Battle! Details within.
Foreigner’s latest album “Juke Box Heroes” once again entered the Billboard charts this week at #139 - the highest reentry, second only to The Beatles “1967 – 1970.” After 20 weeks on The Billboard Top 200 chart in 2013, “Juke Box Heroes” returns with a vengeance, driven by Foreigner’s blockbuster start to 2014, which includes a busy touring schedule and recent announcement of Foreigner’s “Soundtrack of Summer” tour alongside Styx and Eagles former guitarist Don Felder.
Foreigner recently did a photo shoot with Bill Bernstein and Bill was kind enough to put together this compilation video of behind the scenes footage from the shoot. Check it out!
Styx, Foreigner and former Eagles guitarist Don Felder are joining forces to provide The Soundtrack of Summer this year, a three-month tour that kicks off May 16 in Oklahoma City and runs through July 27 in Santa Barbara, California. All three co-headliners have recorded a new version of the Eagles' "Hotel California" (which Felder co-wrote) and will release a compilation album to accompany the tour.
As part of Pepsi’s online and mobile Super Bowl XLVIII “Get Hyped for Halftime” campaign, Pepsi organized a surprise concert at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Secaucus, NJ, featuring Foreigner belting out the hit “Feels Like The First Time,” with the lyrics changed to “Feels Like A Pepsi Halftime” to the astonished crowd. Taking place during the January 19th NFL playoff games, Foreigner emerged from the back of the restaurant surrounded by cheerleaders and spraying confetti. This impromptu clip is featured on Pe
Alongside their fast-selling string of UK dates with Europe and FM this April that already includes sold out shows in Newcastle and Bristol, FOREIGNER today add a special "An Evening With Foreigner: Unplugged" show at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London on Saturday 12th April. A Q&A session with the band, hosted by Team Rock’s Kylie Olsson (presenter of The AOR Magazine Show), will also take place on the night with fans invited to submit questions.