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Mick Jones of Foreigner (Thos Robinson/Getty Images)

Mick Jones ‘Outs’ Closeted Foreigner Fans, Talks Tour With Styx

One famously cranky rock critic “Ripped us to pieces in the press, and I found out that he had these parties at his house on weekends, where he always played at least two Foreigner songs.”

02/10/2014

Foreigner (Clemens Bilan/Getty Images)

Foreigner, Styx & Don Felder Unite For ‘Soundtrack Of Summer’ Tour

The three acts have recorded a new version of the Eagles’ “Hotel California,” which Don Felder co-wrote.

02/05/2014

(Photo Credit: Jack Jeffries)

The Clash Talk ‘Soundsystem,’ Being Wilder Than The Kinks And Scaring The Who

Younger music fans may be confused when presented with Sound System, the new Clash box set. That’s because it comes in the shape of an old-school boombox, which, these days, is about quaint as a telegraph machine or a crankable record player. You can admire the exterior all you want (or not): what’s actually in the box is the complete discography and then some, of one of the greatest and most influential rock groups of all time.

09/27/2013

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Mick & Lou Together Again!

It was a special night at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductions last night as Mick Jones and Lou Gramm of Foreigner were together performng for the first time in over 8 years. They performed “Jukebox […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/15/2013

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Songwriter Night Tonight

Tonight is a big night in music.  While most of us are used to the Grammy Awards, or the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and such, we may forget that there is more to that.  Tonight, […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/13/2013

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Foreigner’s Jones And Gramm To Reunite For Songwriters Hall Of Fame.

Former Foreigner bandmates Mick Jones and Lou Gramm will perform on stage together for the first time in over a decade at the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony in New York City on June 13. The […]

03/04/2013

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Paul McCartney Contributes To New “He Ain’t Heavy” Cover

Paul McCartney has joined an all-star collective of artists to record a new version of the classic “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother.” Mick Jones from The Clash, Glen Tilbrook of Squeeze and Gerry Marsden of Gerry & The Pacemakers, as well as younger artists like Melanie C. of The Spice Girls and Robbie Williams are all on the track as well.

11/23/2012

photo credit: James Minchin

Jakob Dylan Gets His Clash On With “Reboot”

Dylan has often referenced Joe Strummer and The Clash as a huge influence, and he wears it proudly on his sleeve on the new Wallflowers single, “Reboot The Mission.” With a piano driven rocksteady beat, the song wouldn’t sound out of place on Combat Rock. But The Clash references go far beyond just the sound of the song.

07/24/2012

B.A.D. (photos: Nate Azark / WXRT)

Big Audio Dynamite Talk Backstage At Lollapalooza

Our friends in Chicago have a prime spot in Grant Park and are covering Lollapalooza all weekend long–check back early and often for show reviews, tons of photos, backstage interviews, and exclusive live sessions. Photos: […]

08/06/2011

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