Author Archives: Mark Mayfield

Record Store Day Special

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DAVID BOWIE: Two For Record Store Day He has two limited-edition releases set for Record Store Day on April 18th. David Bowie has announced that he will be participating in Record Store Day on April 18th with two special releases. The first is Side By Side, a limited edition white/clear vinyl seven-inch single of “Kingdom Come.” One side features the ... Read More »

Record Store Day Treat.

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ROBERT PLANT: Record Store Day Exclusive He’s got previously unreleased live material coming on vinyl for the April 18th promotion. Robert Plant is one of a group of artists who unveiled Record Store Day release plans today. He’ll offer previously unreleased live material on vinyl for the April 18th promotion. Plant’s More Roar, a three-track, 10-inch EP on Black Vinyl, ... Read More »

Headlines.

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IN OTHER NEWS KISS, Santana, James Taylor and more. David Crosby will do some solo dates in June in between legs of the CSN tour. Jackson Browne will perform at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido on April 9th at a benefit to assist the recovery of Cheyne Johnston, a friend of his who was involved in a ... Read More »

Father’s Footsteps?

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OZZY: At Least One Daughter Can Sing Aimee is following in her dad’s musical footsteps. Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne‘s oldest daughter, 31-year old Aimee, has come out of hiding. You may recall that she did not participate in the family’s MTV reality show, The Osbournes, but that doesn’t mean she is shunning the spotlight. Calling herself ARO, which is pronounced ... Read More »

Tyler’s New Gig?

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STEVEN TYLER: Wedding Singer He will reportedly sing at a Malibu wedding next week. Steven Tyler is reportedly doing a one-off gig as a wedding singer. Word has it he will perform a full set at the wedding of movie producer Ryan Kavanaugh and his model fiancée Jessica Roffey next Friday, March 13th, in Malibu, California. If true, this is ... Read More »

Happy Birthday Peter!

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PETER WOLF: 69 Years Young    J. Geils Band singer celebrates another birthday on Saturday and here is a parody song from our archives. J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf turns 69 on Saturday, and if you ask him how his “centerfold” looks now, perhaps this is what he’ll say… A quick parody of the J. Geils Band’s “Centerfold” in celebration ... Read More »

Guitars Up For Grabs.

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CHEAP TRICK: Rick’s Picks Rick Nielsen is selling some of his guitars through his website. Cheap Trick‘s Rick Nielsen has one of the world’s largest guitar collections, which is why he says he is “thinning the herd.” He is selling some of the guitars and accessories through Reverb.com. So far, he has sold 24, with two more still on the ... Read More »

Headlines.

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IN OTHER NEWS CSN, Jimmy Buffett, Steve Miller and more. Bret Michaels is in the studio putting the finishing touches on a new country/rock single, which he’ll film a video for next week. Since Crosby, Stills & Nash are taking the Queen Mary 2 to England in September, they may as well tour Europe, which is what they’ll do from ... Read More »

No TV Show.

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ROD STEWART: No Reality Show No truth to reports of him doing one. The report out of London that Rod Stewart would be starring in a fly-on-the-wall reality show in the vein of The Osbournes and Gene Simmons Family Jewels is not true. His spokeswoman tells us, “Any reports claiming his participation, his wife Penny Lancaster’s or their young children Alastair ... Read More »

Personal Appeal.

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TONY IOMMI: Getting Political The Black Sabbath guitarist sent a letter to the president of Indonesia asking him to spare the lives of two prisoners. Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has written a letter to Indonesian president Joko Widodo asking him to spare the lives of two Australians who were sentenced to death in 2006 for trying to smuggle heroin ... Read More »