Jim Peterik of Survivor Chats With Dave O'Brien

Picture of Jim Peterik of Survivor
By 99.5 The Mountain

Jim Peterik is the founder and former guitarist of Survivor and the co-writer of their biggest hit "Eye of the Tiger". He has also written hit songs for .38 Special, Sammy Hagar and The Ides of March ("Vehicle") among others. Jim has written, recorded and released a new song, "Empty Arena", about the current Coronavirus / COVID-19 crisis. Proceeds from downloads of the song will benefit MusiCares, a Grammy Foundation charity that supports musicians-in-need. Dave O'Brien talked with Jim Peterik about "Empty Arena", staying connected while social distancing and the massive success of "Eye of the Tiger".