Dave Bickler’s biggest hit with Survivor, “Eye of the Tiger”, was #1 on the Billboard charts for six weeks. The song won Dave a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal.
It was voted “Best New Song” by the People’s Choice Awards, received an Academy Award nomination, came in at #18 on the “Top 100 Singles” chart in Billboard’s 100th Anniversary issue, sold over 2.5 million copies on iTunes, is featured on popular electronic games such as Guitar Hero, and was ranked #63 on VH1’s “100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs” in 2008.
Dave can be seen being interviewed about “Eye of the Tiger” on replays of the VH1 “100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs” television program in episode 2 of the 5 part series. In 2012 Dave appeared on The Colbert Report singing Newt Gingrich’s book “A Nation Like No Other” to the tune of “Eye of the Tiger”.
Dave is currently finishing up recording on his solo project.
Tom DeMichael is degreed in US History and has published numerous books and magazine articles in subjects as diverse as American film, American firefighting, collectible toys, and television’s greatest game shows.
As a video writer/producer of broadcast, corporate, and educational programming, DeMichael has received several industry awards. He is also a former Top Ten finalist on TV’s “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?”