Mark Mayfield

Phoenix Date.

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RUSH: 40th Anniversary Tour Announced They’ll play 34 cities this spring and summer. Many dates go on sale January 30th. Rush have announced their 40th anniversary tour. R40 Live will kick off on May 8th in Tulsa, Oklahoma and hit 34 cities before it wraps up on August 1st at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Tickets for many of the ... Read More »

Perfectionist Or Just A Jerk?

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BOSTON: Scholz Not Happy With Vinyl He says fans should not buy the vinyl reissue of their 2013 album Live, Love and Hope. Boston mastermind Tom Scholz once again has a problem with the way one of his albums sounds. Scholz — known to have a reputation as a sonic perfectionist — writes in a new Facebook post that he ... Read More »

The Times They AARP A’Changin’.

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BOB DYLAN: Gives First Interview in Three Years He sat down with AARP Magazine to plug his new album, Shadows in the Night. Bob Dylan has done his first interview in three years with an outlet aimed at the older set — AARP Magazine. Dylan says he’s been wanted to do a standards album like Shadows in the Night “ever since I ... Read More »

Panties And Devil Horns.

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MOTLEY CRUE: The Long, Emotional Goodbye Tommy Lee says the crowds on the Final Tour have been pretty magical. Tommy Lee says Motley Crue‘s Final Tour has brought them one big surprise — the intensity of their audience. Lee says the crowds really delivered energy to the band on the legs they did last summer and fall. He adds that it’s made ... Read More »

New Collaboration.

TALKING HEADS: Byrne Collaborates With Color Guards     He and other musicians will be joined by 10 high school color guard teams from around the country for four shows. The next collaboration for ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne pairs him up with 10 high school color guard teams. Contemporary Color is a series of four concerts where Byrne and ... Read More »

Greatest Dead?

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GRATEFUL DEAD: New Compilation to Mark 50 The two-disc set The Best of the Grateful Dead is due out March 31st. A new compilation will kick off the celebration of the Grateful Dead‘s 50th anniversary. The two-disc set The Best of the Grateful Dead is due out March 31st. It spans their entire recording career, from 1967’s “The Golden Road ... Read More »

Back In Theaters.

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LET IT BE: Beatles Recreation Returns to North America It features 40 songs, including “Hey Jude,” “Come Together” and “Get Back,” that were never included on any of The Beatles North American tours. Let It Be is returning to North America this year. The theatrical concert recreation of The Beatles, which played Broadway during the summer of 2013, has since ... Read More »

Tributes.

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RONNIE JAMES DIO: Memorials in L.A. and a Musical in Australia The fifth anniversary of his death to be commemorated by his Cancer Fund in May, the “fictional comedy” opens Down Under in March. A series of events celebrating the life and music of the late Ronnie James Dio are planned for Los Angeles on the fifth anniversary of his ... Read More »

Reality Check.

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Allergic to Booze A recent genome test also reveals that Sharon Osbourne is a prime candidate for Alzheimer’s. Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne underwent genomic testing a few months ago — and they weren’t altogether thrilled with what they learned. Sharon’s results indicate she has two of the four gene mutations that are linked to Alzheimer’s. Her father, Don Arden, ... Read More »

Doing It ‘His Way’.

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BOB DYLAN: Stream Another Song From Sinatra Album “Stay With Me” is up on YouTube now. Bob Dylan has shared another track from his upcoming album of songs associated with Frank Sinatra. “Stay With Me” is up on YouTube now, and it’s one of the 10 songs on Shadows in the Night, which is due out February 3rd. “Stay With ... Read More »