Mark Mayfield

Headlines.

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IN OTHER NEWS Nugent, Macca, R.E.M., Lenny Kravitz Two more Ted Nugent concerts have been canceled by Native Americans. The Puyallup Tribe pulled the plug on his August 2nd and 3rd shows at its Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. Like Idaho’s Coeur D’Alene Tribe, which canceled his August 4th show, the move was a result of what the tribe considers “racist ... Read More »

Kicking It Off…

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NEIL YOUNG: Supports Environmental Organization’s Kickstarter Young appears in a video for Rainforest Connection. Neil Young is supporting a Kickstarter for an unusual environmental initiative. Young appears in a video for Rainforest Connection to help raise funds for an interesting program. Old cellphones are retrofitted with a solar-powered energy source and placed in trees around the rainforest. When they pick ... Read More »

New Collaboration.

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YES: Anderson Is Back With a New Band Jon Anderson officially announces his new band with Jean-Luc Ponty. Jon Anderson, the original voice of Yes, has put together a new band. He’s officially announced his collaboration with Jean-Luc Ponty, The Anderson Ponty Band. They’ll be in residence for three weeks in September at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colorado, ... Read More »

Optimistic.

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PETER GABRIEL: He Obviously Sees Things Differently He’s optimistic his record label, Real World, will be around for another 25 years. Though the music industry is struggling these days, Peter Gabriel feels that his record label, Real World, will be around for at least another 25 years. He says, “As long as the audience is interested and keeps sustaining us, ... Read More »

Fans Help.

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ROBERT PLANT: Video Does Not Remain the Same You could produce the video for his new song, “Rainbow” — if you win a competition he’s judging. Robert Plant has turned to his fans to produce his official video for his new song, “Rainbow,” the lead track off his forthcoming album Lullaby and…the Ceaseless Roar. A competition, launched in conjunction with ... Read More »

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IN OTHER NEWS KISS, Def Leppard, Boston and Motley Crue. After Def Leppard finished their set opening for KISS Saturday night in Holmdel, New Jersey, singer Joe Elliott delivered KISS’s traditional introduction: “You wanted the best, you got the best. The hottest band in the world… KISS!!!” Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has spoken out about the negative comments about him made ... Read More »

Ted Response.

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TED NUGENT: Fires Back About Headdress The rocker’s office affirms his admiration for Native Americans. Ted Nugent recently received a letter from a Native American who wrote, “I would appreciate if you would please take down the photo [from his website] of Ted wearing the aboriginal headdress with a bow n’ arrow and gun in his hands. I find this very disrespectful ... Read More »

Hamptons Home.

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BILLY JOEL: Are You in a Hamptons State of Mind? A home he owns on Long Island, New York home is available for rental. If you’re looking for somewhere special to vacation this summer, Billy Joel has just the place for you. He has yet to sell the oceanfront home he owns in the ritzy Hamptons enclave on Long Island, ... Read More »

Tour Wraps Up.

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QUEEN: Hammer to Fall on North American Leg The North American leg of their tour with Adam Lambert ends tonight in Toronto. Queen bring their North American tour with Adam Lambert to a close tonight in Toronto. We spent time with Brian May and Roger Taylor last week and they both agreed that it has gone great. May says, “Some of these receptions we’ve had over the ... Read More »

Concert Freebie.

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TOM PETTY: Hypnotic Offer Fans have an added incentive to buy a ticket to his upcoming tour. This is the last week of rehearsals for Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers before they start their tour Sunday in San Diego. Their new album, Hypnotic Eye, will be out tomorrow. Those on the fence about the new album or tour have a new incentive: ... Read More »