"Enjoy the latest solo single of Eric Bazilian of The Hooters - we really looking forward to to have such a great musician on the forthcoming Original Rock Meets Classic Tour in 2013. News on the final tour dates coming soon!"
Rock Meets Classic recently confirmed former JOURNEY frontman Steve Augeri, MANFRED MANN'S EARTH BAND's Chris Thompsom, and FREE / BAD COMPANY vocalist Paul Rodgers for the February/March run. More artists will be confirmed soon. In addition, PRIMAL FEAR drummer Randy Black has been confirmed as the man behind the kit for the tour. He joins his Primal Fear bandmates Mat Sinner (bass/master of ceremonies), Alex Beyrodt (guitars) and Ralf Scheepers (backing vocals) as part of THE MAT SINNER BAND.
Now into its fourth year, Rock Meets Classic showcases classic rock artists of the '70s and '80s performing their hits backed by a full-on rock band and an orchestra. Artists that have taken part in previous tours include Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE), Dan McCafferty (NAZARETH), Steve Lukather (TOTO), Lou Gramm (FOREIGNER), Chris Thompson (MANFRED MAN'S EARTH BAND) and Jimi Jamison (SURVIVOR).
The Mat Sinner Band also features TRILLIUM / AVANTASIA's Amanda Somerville (backing vocals), Avantasia's Oliver Hartmann (guitars), Jimmy Kresic (keyboards), Tiffany Kirkland (backing vocals) and Verena Schock (backing vocals).