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NAMM 2018: JIM PETERIK (SURVIVOR, IDES OF MARCH)

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips sat down with American musician and songwriter Jim Peterik at the 2018 NAMM Show to chat about his career.
Peterik is best known as the founder of the band Survivor, as vocalist and songwriter of “Vehicle” by the Ides of March, and as co-writer of the anthem “Eye of the Tiger”, the theme from the motion picture Rocky III.

Peterik has co-written songs for 38 Special (Rockin’ Into The Night, Hold On Loosely), Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackhawk, Cheap Trick, Sammy Hagar (Heavy Metal), Cathy Richardson, Van Zant, Brian Wilson, REO Speedwagon, and The Beach Boys. He also fronts the melodic rock band Pride of Lions, smooth-jazz project Jim Peterik’s Lifeforce, and has a regular series of yearly concert performances with an all-star cast as World Stage.

Jim is also active as a producer and mentor to young, developing talent and is currently working on an album with Brian Wilson

http://jimpeterik.com/

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