Mark Mayfield



IN OTHER NEWS Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Eric Clapton and more. Tommy Lee is upset with the less than enthusiastic Motley Crue fans following their show this week in Allentown, Pennsylvania. After Wednesday’s show Lee tweeted, “Wow! Allentown!! You guys win the ‘Most Absent’ award tonight! Thanks for trying to be there!!!” Perhaps it had to do with the fact ... Read More »

12 Disc Collection.


STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN: This Is Your Recorded Life A 12-disc career-spanning box set of all of the guitar slinger’s studio and live recordings will be out in October. Stevie Ray Vaughan will be given the definitive career-encompassing treatment when Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: The Complete Epic Recordings Collection is released on October 28th. This 12-disc collection brings together, ... Read More »

Lawsuit Continues.

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SAMMY HAGAR: Not Off the Hook Yet Court of Appeals have revived a defamation suit against the Red Rocker. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals were not Sammy Hagar‘s best friends on Thursday. That’s when they revived a defamation lawsuit against him stemming from a one-time Playboy bunny who claimed he had fathered her son. Hagar wrote about it ... Read More »

Video Shoot?

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U2: Their Fireworks? An unexpected pyrotechnics display over a lake outside Dublin is speculated to be connected to the band’s latest video shoot. U2 seem to be moving in mysterious ways at the moment — at least if you believe the Irish press. First, there was the closing of the Thomas Beckett Bridge in Dublin late last week, which local ... Read More »

Numero Uno.

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THE BEATLES: America’s Favorite and Other News     Fab Four named America’s Favorite Band in a Harris Poll. The Beatles have been named America’s Favorite Band in a new Harris Poll. The data was gathered using information from an online poll that took place last month asking, “Who is your favorite singer/musician or band?” More than 2,300 people over ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS Joe Perry, Gene Simmons, David Crosby and more. Joe Perry has recorded the audio version of his memoir, Rocks. He says it covers 13 CDs and is 14-and-a-half hours long. Rocks will be published in October. Onetime Joe Perry Project singer Ralph Morman passed away on August 17th following a long illness. He sang with the Project ... Read More »

Fall Tour.


BOB DYLAN: Theater Tour This Fall The legendary singer will follow up his tour Down Under with a North American theater run from October to December. A day after announcing the latest installment in his Bootleg Series, Bob Dylan has rolled out a fall tour of theaters in North America. It starts on October 17th in Seattle and runs through ... Read More »

Comic Bio.

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DAVID BOWIE: A Different Kind of “Fame”     Fame: David Bowie is the latest offering from Bluewater Productions, a publisher that specializes in comic books highlighting musicians. David Bowie‘s art-rock has inspired a different sort of art — a comic book biography covering his entire musical career. Fame: David Bowie is the latest offering from Bluewater Productions, a publisher ... Read More »

Differences Settled.


RAMONES: Coming Back Together The estates of all four original members have settled their differences. The estates of the four original Ramones — Joey, Tommy, Dee Dee and Johnny — have settled their differences and will be working together going forward to honor the band’s legacy. Jeff Jampol, who co-manages the band’s estate with Dave Frey, says, “We’re all gonna ... Read More »