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Everything old is new again as '80s rockers visit Korea

Some things grow better with age ?wine, antiques. Rockers? Two groups from the 1980s, Toto and Air Supply, come to Korea this week.

Air Supply, the band behind such hit songs as "All Out of Love," "Lost in Love" and "Making Love Out of Nothing at All" will perform at the Seoul Hilton Hotel Convention Center on Sunday, and then at the Suwon Jonghap Stadium on Monday.

The band was founded in 1975 by the singer Russell Hitchcock and the songwriter Graham Russell. Air Supply's romantic ballads were huge throughout the late '70s and early '80s. The band broke up in 1988, then regrouped in 1991.

The Korean pop star Lee Soo-young, of the recent hit ballad "La La La," will sing with them.

Toto, on a world tour to promote its new album, performs in Seoul on Thursday and in Gwangju next Friday.

The guitarist Steve Lukather, keyboardist David Paich, bassist Mike Porcaro, drummer Simon Phillips and singer Bobby Kimball formed Toto in 1976 and became enormously popular in 1982 with the songs "Rosanna" and "Africa."

For more information about the concerts, call Live Plus at (02) 522-7747 or visit its Web site at www.liveplus.co.kr.

by Joe Yong-hee, Suh Jung-hyun

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