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Jeff Pilson Audio Interview Talks About Foreigner, Dokken, T&N And "The Soundtrack of Summer Tour" With Styx & Don Felder




Jeff Pilson talks about Foreigner, Dokken, T&N, touring, producing and more.
By: Mitch Lafon


Youtube — FOREIGNER‘s Jeff Pilson sat down with rock journalist, Mitch Lafon, on Feb 7th 2014. The pair discussed Foreigner’s upcoming The Soundtrack Of Summer Tour along with STYX and DON FELDER. Jeff also delves into the three bands re-recording of the Eagles classic hit, Hotel California. The two further talked about Foreigner‘s new Europe only Double CD ‘I Want To Know What Love Is – The Ballads’ which features ‘An Acoustic Evening With Foreigner’ (a 12 song live concert recorded in July 2013 in Germany). The pair also discuss the Rock Candy Remastered releases of the Dokken classic albums: Tooth And Nail, Under Lock And Key, and Breaking The Chains as well as what the band and those albums mean to Jeff today. The interview continues with Jeff talking about producing Starships last album (Loveless Fascination – which includes the KISS cover: ‘Nothing Can Keep Me From You’), his work on the new KILL DEVIL HILL album (Revolution Rise) and his participation on the upcoming Ronnie James DIO tribute album, This Is Your Life, featuring the likes of Anthrax, Metallica, Rob Halford and The Scorpions. Jeff also mentions plans for a new T&N album with George Lynch. Finally, Jeff reveals the FOREIGNER‘s plan for an upcoming LIVE DVD recording which will feature the entire Foreigner 4 masterpiece album.

Dates for The Soundtrack of Summer Tour with Styx & Don Felder:

May 16 – Oklahoma City, OK (Zoo Amphitheatre) #F
May 17 – Grand Prairie, TX (Verizon Theatre) #F
May 18 – Houston, TX (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion) #S
May 20 – Clearwater, FL (Ruth Eckerd Hall) #F
May 22 – Estero, FL (Germain Arena) #S
May 23 – St. Augustine, FL (St. Augustine Amphitheatre) #S
May 24 – Atlanta, GA (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre) #S
May 25 – Orange Beach, AL (The Wharf) #F
May 29 – Tuscaloosa, AL (Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre) #S
May 30 – Simpsonville, SC (Charter Amphitheatre) #F
May 31 – Charlotte, NC (PNC Music Pavilion) #F
June 1 – Virginia Beach, VA (Farm Bureau Amphitheatre) #S
June 5 – Cincinnati, OH (Horseshoe Casino) #S
June 6 – Chicago, IL (First Merit Bank Pavilion) #S
June 7 – St. Louis, MO (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre) #S
June 8 – Kansas City, MO (Starlight Theatre) #S
June 19 – Boston, MA (Bank Of America Pavilion) #F
June 20 – Bristow, VA (Jiffy Lube Live) #F
June 21 – Big Flats, NY (Summer Stage) #F
June 23 – Verona, NY (Turning Stone Casino) #S
June 27 – Mashantucket, CT (Foxwoods Resort Casino) #S
June 28 – Wantagh, NY (Nikon Jones Beach Theater) #F
July 4 – Scranton, PA (Toyota Pavilion) #F
July 5 – Bangor, ME (Darlings Waterfront) #S
July 6 – Gilford, NH (Bank of NH Pavilion) #S
July 9 – Canandaigua, NY (Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center) #F
July 10 -Detroit, MI (Freedom Hill Amphitheater) #F
July 17 – Minneapolis, MN (Target Center) #F
July 18 – Walker, MN (Moondance Jam) #S
July 22 – Denver, CO (Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre) #F
July 23 – Salt Lake City, UT (USANA Amphitheatre) #S
July 25 – Las Vegas, NV (Orleans Arena) #S
July 26 – Los Angeles, CA (Greek Theatre) #F
July 27 – Santa Barbara, CA (Santa Barbara Bowl) #F
(# denotes closing act — #F=Foreigner #S=Styx)

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