Jim Peterik of The Ides of March and Survivor
Jim stopped by our booth to say hi and grab a couple of Scratch Pads for his new find... an Eastwood Airline MAP guitar... Thanx for the visit, Sweet Guitar!
American musician and songwriter. Jim is best known as the co-founder of the band Survivor and as vocalist and songwriter of the hit song "Vehicle" by The Ides of March.
He also co-wrote the million seller anthem "Eye of the Tiger," which is the theme from the motion picture Rocky III.
Over the years, Jim has co written songs for the likes of .38 Special, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackhawk, Cheap Trick, Sammy Hagar, Cathy Richardson, Van Zant, Brian Wilson and R.E.O. Speedwagon.
He is currently fronting a new band, Pride of Lions and has a regular series of yearly concert performances with an all-star cast which are known as World Stage.
1998 to present Jim continues to tour with The Ides of March. Co-writes three songs for CMC artists VanZant including single release "Can't Say It Loud Enough".
Co-writes with Lynyrd Skynyrd, REO Speedwagon ( "Just for You" from new ballads album), Blackhawk and Christian artist Al Denson (co-wrote title cut "Tabula Rasa").
Writes with Cinderella for future Sony release. Writes "Dream Angel" with Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys for brand new Giant release.
Produces Toronto blues artist Anthony Gomes. Produces R&B act Marzette Griffith (formerly of Essence).
Continues solo performing -- releases solo album project Jim Peterik & World Stage featuring Jim and many of the artists he has had the pleasure of working with in the past.
Visit Jim Peterik's website to read complete bio and listen to his latest releases.