[9] Later that year they had another hit with "Burning Heart", a song from the Rocky IV soundtrack, which peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1986. The album was released in late 2011 on Frontiers Records. In 2003 bassist Randy Riley returned to replace Billy Ozzello. Bassist Stephan Ellis returned to play a few shows with the group in 2005, but it was Barry Dunaway who played bass for most of that year. In 2013 it was announced on the band's official media sources that Sullivan had reunited the current Survivor line-up with Bickler. This commercial gained a number of fans and was nominated for an Emmy Award.[12]. [14] In November 2014 Classic Rock magazine carried a report that shed further light on the cause of Jimi's death: "Shelby County medical examiner confirms [Jamison] was suffering from cardiovascular disease and narrowing of the arteries. Within an hour of that first meeting, the band Survivor was born. It had an enormous impact on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number 1, remaining there for six weeks and was in the Top 40 for a total of eighteen weeks. Bickler was fired and the band's record label, yet again, failed to do much in the way of promotion of what many feel was a superior album overall to Eye Of The Tiger one year before. The benefit raised funds and awareness for two non-profits supporting cancer patients as well as career training opportunities for high school students. In the liner notes of the album, written by Jim Charney, Peterik is referred to as a "survivor.” This note was the inspiration for the name of Peterik's next grouping. The band's first song to feature Jimi Jamison was "The Moment of Truth", the theme song of the box office smash hit The Karate Kid (1984), which peaked at number 63 on the Billboard Hot 100 in June 1984. Jim Peterik - guitare électrique, guitare acoustique & 12 cordes. As of 2010, the lineup was a mix of old and new members: Robin McAuley (vocals), original member/songwriter Sullivan (guitar/vocals), longtime members Marc Droubay (drums) and Billy Ozzello (bass) and newcomer Mitchell Sigman (keyboards/guitar), who replaced Young. Survivor is an American rock band, formed in Chicago in 1978 around Jim Peterik and Frankie Sullivan.The band achieved its greatest success in the 1980s, producing many charting singles, especially in the United States. As Jamison was also touring as Survivor, Peterik and Sullivan filed a lawsuit against their former colleague for using the name but ultimately failed (at the time) in their bid to stop Jamison from touring under the "Survivor" banner. The new lineup of Jamison (vocals), Sullivan (guitar), Droubay (drums), Ozzello (bass) and Walter Tolentino (keyboards/guitar/backing vocals) announced they would begin working on a new album, which was slated for release in 2012 but has thus far not appeared. Poor Man's Son, Eye Of The Tiger, American Heartbeat, I Can't Hold Back, High On You, The Search Is Over, Burning Heart, Is This Love Survivor | The Real American Top 40 Wiki | Fandom FANDOM Meanwhile, the Survivor rhythm section of Ellis and Droubay decided to form the group Club M.E.D. The band Survivor was in 1978 founded by Jim Peterik and Frankie Sullivan . On July 14, 2006 Jamison left the band once again. In 1995 Klem Hayes departed and the bass chair was filled, first by Randy Riley (1995), then by Billy Ozzello (1995–1996). Survivor is an American rock band that was best known for their hit " Eye of the Tiger ".