Foreigner

Foreigner

Foreigner is a rock band formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran musicians Mick Jones and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald, along with then-unknown vocalist Lou Gramm (Louis Grammatico). Foreigner has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide (including over 36 million in the United States alone). The band is led by British journeyman rocker Mick Jones (former member of Nero and The Gladiators, Spooky Tooth…

Articles with Foreigner

Foreigner Releases Limited $19.77 Tickets in Honor of 40th Anniversary Tour

The year was 1977. Jimmy Carter was President. Star Wars was #1 at the box office. And Foreigner’s self-titled debut album was sweeping the charts with unprecedented fanfare. Cheap Trick released their first two records this year too, Cheap Trick and In Color, and 1977 went on to be one of the most important years… Read more »


Foreigner Announces 40th Anniversary Tour with Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham

(January 9, 2017) – “I Want To Know What Love Is.” “Cold As Ice.” “Hot Blooded.” “Juke Box Hero.” FOREIGNER, the band behind these classic and iconic songs, is turning 40 this year and they’re bringing their friends along for the year-long celebration. First up is a mammoth worldwide tour, set to launch in Syracuse,… Read more »


FOREIGNER/NATE RUESS: “I Want To Know What Love Is” From Tonight’s “Greatest Hits” Out Now

Tonight, two vocal titans of two generations will team up for a new rendition of one of rock’s most legendary ballads for ABC’s summer program, “Greatest Hits.” On Thursday, July 14 FOREIGNER—lead guitarist Mick Jones, lead singer Kelly Hansen, bassist Jeff Pilson, multi-instrumentalist Tom Gimbel, guitarist Bruce Watson, Michael Bluestein on keyboards, and Chris Frazier… Read more »


Foreigner’s First-Ever Live Acoustic Album ‘In Concert. Unplugged’

Legendary rock group FOREIGNER will release their first-ever live acoustic album, IN CONCERT.UNPLUGGED on February 5, 2016.   The band’s royalties will be donated to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and the album is available exclusively via Amazon, with a special pre-order promotion kicking off on Monday, January 25, 2016 at Amazon FOREIGNER recorded this unique acoustic album at a concert hosted by… Read more »


FOREIGNER – The Best of 4 & More

The accolades rain down effortlessly on these magnificent exponents of well-crafted songs with a melodic rock heartbeat.  With ten multi-platinum selling albums amongst their canon of work and 16 top 30 hits in the U.S. alone, you’d be foolish for thinking that a live collection like this would be disposable.  Sure enough it is frustrating… Read more »


Interview with Foreigner's Jeff Pilson

Even if you weren’t around back in 1976 when Foreigner started as a band, chances are you’ve heard of them and their great songs, or at the very least someone else doing a cover of one of their great songs. Over the last 35 years, the band has seen many members come and go the… Read more »