Radio.com spoke to Jim Peterik of Survivor about “Eye of the Tiger,” the theme from “Rocky III” and the biggest hit single of 1982. “I had a message on my answering machine that went: ‘Jim, nice answering machine you got there, give me a call, it’s Sylvester Stallone.'”
If you talk to Mr. Page about the Led Zeppelin reissues, don’t use the term “bonus tracks.”
Looking back on his past achievements, the Bush singer can’t help but cite the Buddhist philosophy that says everyone suffers from the concept of time. Time, and what one chooses to do with it, is something that Rossdale’s been contemplating.
On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. In this installment, Robert Plant explains how he and Jimmy Page wrote Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven.”
While talking with Radio.com, Croll shared the stories behind five songs off his debut, which include one that was inspired by the boy bands of the ’90s and another by J-pop. We’ll let you decide, which one of those is more surprising.
One part jangly guitar riffs à la The Smiths and one part disheveled punk, the Drowners love-filled debut is a testament to the gritty New York reality that’s helped craft perfect pop songs for generations.
“The GRAMMYs actually heard the song and they stepped up right beside me, saying, ‘Hey, we hear you. We get it. We’re with you.”
GRAMMYs exec producer Ken Ehrlich on how Kendrick suggested a collabo with Imagine Dragons and what goes into getting Beatles together.
It’s a moody anthem that serves as the closing song on his 2013 album’ Two Lanes of Freedom.’ McGraw was drawn to it’s “timeless” quality.
“When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ because I’m out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I’m really glad that was my first thing to say to the world.”