Vulture.com has posted an article detailing the history of "The Touch," arguably the song that defined 1986's The Transformers: The Movie
and possibly even the character of Optimus Prime himself. Not originally intended for Optimus Prime but Sylvester Stallone, the song laid dormant for many years until Stan Bush's first appearance at BotCon coincided with Boogie Nights
' use of the song. Keep reading for excerpts and a link to the full story!
Stan Bush has released a new Transformers them video for Thunder in Your Heart, a song from the new album "The Ultimate" that is available at StanBush.com right now! The CGI animated video was
directed and produced by Randall Ng. Watch the video now that brings the 80s goodness back to the future.
The Ultimate is Stan Bush’s 12th studio album and delivers his most electrifying work yet! Reuniting with “Touch” collaborator Lenny Macaluso for the powerful title anthem, The Ultimate sees Bush return with the kind of uplifting motivational rock that has become his signature. With his latest release, the veteran rocker strikes the perfect balance between his high-octane, positively-charged style and mature, emotive songcraft.
Stan Bush dropped us a note to us know, "The Touch" will be on The Goldbergs tonight on ABC at 9 PM. Also, this Sunday (Dec 15) we'll be releasing a music video of "The Touch - Power Mix" from "Transformers: Fall of Cybertron" game. The video contains footage from the game. Thanks to who Stan Bush who wishes all the fans a happy holidays!
Vince DiCola has made it official on his Twitter page @DiColaOfficial that his 1986 Soundtrack to "The Transformers The Movie" will finally been seeing a mass market release. The albums will be released by Intrada/Sony offering fans a chance to hear the whole collection in all its glory. There is no release date yet, but Vince says he will keep us posted on his Twitter page soon as he knows it. See this comments from Vince DiCola himself below.
Stan Bush just dropped us a note to let us know he will be performing live this opening for none other than 80s rock Icons Styx, REO, Ted Nugent this Sunday, May 6th at the Greek Theater in L.A. California. He will be doing a 20 minute solo acoustic performance to open the evening. We want to congratulate Stan on the awesome show and let fans in Los Angeles to check out the show.
Celentano Woodworks pf Asheville N.C. have posted an order page for their custom made to order Autobot Transformers Ukuleles. These instruments are made of high quality wood that feature the Autobot Insignia for the sound board body. According to the Etsy listing, you can work with Celentano Woodworks to create your own custom edition. There is currently a waiting list for orders on the Autobot Transformers Ukulele will set you back $550 USD. Check out the images after the jump.
Here is another awesome slice of AOR from the 1980s. Many know Vince DiCola and Stan Bush from there work on the Transformers movie and cartoons where Vince worked on the theme and incidental music. Stan is well know for his songs like 'Touch' and 'Dare'. But here's a rare track that features both of them together. This cut was taken from the great AOR compilation 'AOR Treasures - Demo Projekt Vol.2'. It was recorded in or around 1985 so just after The Movie. Check out the track after the jump to hear these greats together.
Dream the Dream, Stan Bush’s 11th studio album, finds the veteran singer/songwriter on top of his game, delivering the kind of powerful melodies and positively charged lyrics that have earned him a loyal following that spans the globe. Longtime fans and new listeners alike will be pleased to find Bush’s no-nonsense approach to rock n’ roll and emotive lyrics ring true in this new audio gem, the follow up to his critically acclaimed 2007 smash, In This Life.
Hey, Stan Bush's new album comes out tomorrow and he's leveraging the power of social media to spread the word! He's helped me out, let's all help out Stan. He's pretty awesome. New album "Dream the Dream" arrives 09.15.10! Features "Sam's Theme (The Touch)" and 11 other all-new tracks!
Stan Bush will be at SD ComicCon July 23-25 (Friday - Sunday) at Booth #5624 (Twin Suns Productions). “Til All Are One (Transformers Theme)” from Stan's album “In This Life” is featured in the new Activision game “Transformers: War For Cybertron” released in June, 2010.
The USA MP Grimlock saga continues. A news update at Entertainment Earth
(EE) reveals they will be offering the Transformers Masterpiece Grimlock action figure for sale at the 2010 San Diego Comic Con later this month. The figure is listed as a Toys R' Us exclusive that will on sale at the EE booth for $70 USD.
Just a reminder that Stan Bush's rock anthem "The Touch" from the original Transformers Movie, will be featured TONIGHT, Sunday March 28th, on American Dad showing on FOX. "The Touch" has also recently been released for Guitar Hero WT, featured on NBC's Geek Spy sitcom Chuck, in the movie Boogie Nights, and in two of Hasbro's Transformers toys. Look for Stan's new album "Dream the Dream" to be released this summer (2010). Get more info at StanBush.com
Stan Bush dropped buy to let us know his rock anthem "The Touch" from the original Transformers Movie, will be featured Sunday March 28th on American Dad showing on Fox. "The Touch" has also recently been released for Guitar Hero WT, featured on NBC's Geek Spy sitcom Chuck, in the movie Boogie Nights, and in two of Hasbro's Transformers toys. Look for Stan's new album "Dream the Dream" to be released this summer (2010). Get more info at StanBush.com
Stan Bush's song "The Touch - Sam's Theme" is now available on iTunes! The music video of this song has gotten over 150,000 plays! A lot of people have been asking if the song is available on iTunes. Since Transformers 2 ROTF is just released, the timing is perfect!
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