Survivor Announces New Singer!

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Jamison first joined the band in 1984 after original lead singer Dave Bickler encountered
voice problems before a tour supporting the band’s CAUGHT IN THE GAME album.

Hm. I always wondered what happened to that first lead singer.

Daniel, Esq., Saturday, 19 December 2009 17:08 (4 years ago) Permalink

I just heard Burning Heart on XM Radio's 80s station.

Total 80s MOR rock, and what a study in empty, hit-chasing songwriting. No hooks; everything amped up to compensate for the lack of ideas; big booming gated drums; every lyric a non sequitur or cliché.

I love that song.

Daniel, Esq., Saturday, 19 December 2009 17:13 (4 years ago) Permalink

Dave Bickler is now best known as the guy in those "Real Men of Genius" radio commercials singing the ridiculous "rock dude" zingers behind the announcer. Better than anything he ever did with Survivor!

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 19 December 2009 17:14 (4 years ago) Permalink

Does he still wear that cool beret?

Daniel, Esq., Saturday, 19 December 2009 17:20 (4 years ago) Permalink

Dunno.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 19 December 2009 17:25 (4 years ago) Permalink

omg he's that guy? LOL.

"That's right motherf---k . . . Shout it out loud! . . . Reverse psychologyyyy. . . F-U."

Daniel, Esq., Saturday, 19 December 2009 17:29 (4 years ago) Permalink

Honk honk beep beep hooooonk.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 19 December 2009 17:32 (4 years ago) Permalink

I'd forgotten they actually did some for tv. "Everywhere a splish splash!"

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 19 December 2009 17:49 (4 years ago) Permalink

Those ads are genius.

Daniel, Esq., Saturday, 19 December 2009 17:52 (4 years ago) Permalink

1 year passes...

Jun 06, 2011
Question:

Loved the show at the Soaring Eagel Casino!! You Rocked the house. Can't wait for you to come back to Michigan!!!
-- Heather

Answer:

We can't wait either! The fans were amazing and we had a great time. Hope to be back soon.

http://www.survivormusic.com/index.cfm/pagename/qna

buzza, Thursday, 7 July 2011 22:50 (3 years ago) Permalink

oh wow goldmine

Question:
When are you coming to the Fraze in Kettering, OH?
-- D*vid Nagl
Answer:
Check the tour portion of the site and it will let you know when and where we will be.
Thanks!

love in a grain elevator (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Thursday, 7 July 2011 22:53 (3 years ago) Permalink

6 months pass...

I deeply appreciate this NYT story for having a photo of Survivor from 1979 as the lead graphic:

Ned Raggett, Saturday, 4 February 2012 18:32 (2 years ago) Permalink

There you stood, that'll teach ya
To look so good and feel so right

buzza, Saturday, 4 February 2012 19:22 (2 years ago) Permalink

In the last month, Mr. Gingrich has been accused twice of violating copyright laws, first for playing “How Do You Like Me Now?” by the Heavy at a rally in Tampa, Fla., and then for using “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor at several political events, going back to 2009.

That is hilarious. What music should Republicans use?

โตเกียวเหมียวเหมียว aka Hucci Gucci Pucci (Mount Cleaners) (Mount Cleaners), Sunday, 5 February 2012 02:29 (2 years ago) Permalink


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