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21st July 2017


AOR legends Foreigner were reunited with original members Lou Gramm, Ian McDonald and Al Greenwood last night, Thursday 20th July, in New York.

Foreigner were performing at the outdoor amphitheater, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh.

Mick Jones invited the three former members on stage to perform the encores 'Long ,Long Way From Home' from their eponymous debut, 'I Want To Know What Love Is', a number one hit on both sides of the Atlantic and the raunchy rocker 'Hot Blooded'.

Jones and Gramm last performed together in June 2014 at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame in New York City which marked the first time the pair has performed together in a decade after Gramm had left Foreigner for a second time in 2003.

Former Hurricane vocalist Kelly Hansen has fronted the group since 2005 and Mick Jones is the sole remaining founding member in Foreigner's current line-up.

Foreigner are currently celebrating their 40th anniversary and will tour the UK in 2018.

The legendary band will perform in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and for the first time ever, London's esteemed Royal Albert Hall. The dates and venues are as follows:

Saturday 12th May 2018: Manchester, O2 Apollo
Sunday 13th May 2018: Glasgow, Clyde Auditorium
Tuesday 15th May 2018: Birmingham, Symphony Hall
Wednesday 16th May 2018: London, Royal Albert Hall

Tickets are starting to go on sale now right here.


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monsters of rock

Monsters Of Rock In Full Flight is strictly limited to 300 worldwide and is available from 30th November but those ordering before 31st October will have their name published within a dedicated page in the book.

It's a deluxe 128 page hardback book in a metal flight case with a narrative by Jerry Bloom.

When promoter Paul Loasby put on the first Monsters Of Rock Festival in 1980 he could probably never have imagined it would become an annual event that would endure for so many years.

Featuring bands from the UK, Germany, Canada and USA, Loasby chose to stage the event at the Donington race circuit in the middle of England and it would prove to be a defining moment for many of the bands on the bill.

Not least for headliners Rainbow as it was the their last ever show to feature drum legend Cozy Powell. As it would happen it turned out to be the last for vocalist Graham Bonnet as well. For many of the other bands on the bill such as Scorpions, Judas Priest and Saxon, they were all on the ascendancy and would soon go on to even greater success.

Now in celebration of this first ever Monsters Of Rock Festival comes this hardback book full of glorious photos of the bands that took to the stage for that inaugural event including back stage shots. Most of these shots have not been published before which add to the uniqueness of this deluxe 128-page book which is packaged in its own flight case.

Also included are stories surrounding the event with tales and recollections from those who were there, including artists and fans alike. Each book will be signed by the author. The 300 will sell fast and definitely go on to become collector's items so order yours now right here to avoid disappointment.


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