Mark Mayfield

Tribute Still Happening?

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DOORS: Densmore, Krieger Still Plan Manzarek Tribute Concert The two remaining Doors broached the idea shortly after his death in May 2013; Densmore tells us it’s still going to happen. Doors fans, don’t give up on the idea of a tribute concert for late keyboardist Ray Manzarek just yet. The remaining members – guitarist Robby Kreiger and drummer John Densmore ... Read More »

New Awards.

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EAGLES, STONES, McCARTNEY: Nominated for Billboard Touring Award     The 11th annual Billboard Touring Awards will be presented November 20th in New York. The Eagles, Paul McCartney and The Rolling Stones are finalists for the Billboard Touring Awards, alongside such contemporary acts as One Direction, Katy Perry, Arcade Fire and Luke Bryant. The History of the Eagles tour is ... Read More »

Ixnay On The Drums-Ay?

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PHIL COLLINS, ADELE: No Go on Collabo? That’s what the Genesis frontman says in a new interview. So that Adele and Phil Collins collaboration might not see the light of day. Back in January Collins revealed that the “Rolling in the Deep” singer had approached him about collaborating on a track for her next album. But in the new edition ... Read More »

Catching Up With Bruce…

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BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Dead Man Reading The Boss talks books in Sunday’s New York Times. Bruce Springsteen is talking books in this Sunday’s New York Times as his children’s picture book, Outlaw Pete, hits stores next Tuesday. Here are some highlights: NYT: “What books are currently on your night stand?” BS: “I just finished Moby-Dick, which scared me off for a ... Read More »

New Exhibit.

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PAUL SIMON: This Is His Life The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will unveil an exhibit on the two-time inductee this Thursday. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland will unveil its Paul Simon exhibit tomorrow (Thursday). Paul Simon: Words and Music features Simon as your tour guide as the Hall has gathered together hours ... Read More »

Prepared.

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LED ZEPPELIN: Taking the Symbols Into the House Jimmy Page said he had four songs ready to go when Led Zeppelin started recording Houses of the Holy. With this week’s re-release of Led Zeppelin Four and Houses of the Holy, we asked Jimmy Page how Led Zeppelin went about following up Four, which rocketed them into the stratosphere, with Houses ... Read More »

Roger Meets The Wall.

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ROGER WATERS: Was Feeling Comfortably Numb The Pink Floyd founder took a fall in his New York apartment, winning himself a black eye and stitches. When Roger Waters inducted legendary New York City concert promoter Ron Delsener into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame last week, he did so while sporting a black eye and stitches just below the ... Read More »

C.S.I. Sabbath…

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BLACK SABBATH: Tony Scores! The guitarist writes music to be featured on Sunday’s episode of CSI. Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has gotten into TV scoring. Iommi announced that he’s contributed music to Sunday’s episode of CSI. He says, “I was asked if I’d be interested so I had a look at the footage and came up with an idea ... Read More »

Headlines.

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IN OTHER NEWS Billy Joel, CSN, Phil Collins, Willie Nile and more. Billy Joel wants it known that a new book about him, Billy Joel – The Definitive Biography, by Fred Schruers, is “not his autobiography or his memoir that was canceled in 2011. Parts of the book were taken from material the author collected from numerous sources, including interviews ... Read More »

Charity Work.

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AC/DC: Cause Hits Home Brian Johnson lends his support to a dementia charity in England. Following last month’s announcement that AC/DC founder and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young has dementia, singer Brian Johnson has lent his support to the Sporting Memories Network, a U.K. charity for people suffering from the disease. Tony Jameson-Allen, the organization’s director, says, “It’s an absolutely amazing ... Read More »