The contestants traveled back in time to the 1980s on Wednesday night. Now that the save is off the table the stakes in the competition are higher than ever. It's do or die time and the removal of the save has lit a fire under all the finalists. Who has got what it takes to make it all the way? First they'll have to get past their 1980s performances. Season 7 winner David Cook visited the Top 8 this week to mentor the contestants through their 80s performances. The rocker, one of the most iconic winners of AMERICAN IDOL®, and one of the first performers to really put his own twists on rock classics, was the perfect choice to mentor this week.

The contestants traveled back in time to the 1980s on Wednesday night. Now that the save is off the table the stakes in the competition are higher than ever. It's do or die time and the removal of the save has lit a fire under all the finalists. Who has got what it takes to make it all the way? First they'll have to get past their 1980s performances. Season 7 winner David Cook visited the Top 8 this week to mentor the contestants through their 80s performances. The rocker, one of the most iconic winners of AMERICAN IDOL®, and one of the first performers to really put his own twists on rock classics, was the perfect choice to mentor this week.

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