Mark Mayfield

Tour Underway.

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BOB SEGER: His Ride Has Begun He started his Ride Out tour Wednesday night in Saginaw, Michigan. Bob Seger kicked off his tour in support of his new album, Ride Out, Wednesday night at the Dows Wendler Arena in Saginaw, Michigan. Backed by his Silver Bullet Band – which, with a four-piece horn section and the addition of a fiddle ... Read More »

Bio Pic?

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GUNS N’ ROSES: Biopic in the Works It’s based on a book written by Slash‘s childhood friend Marc Cantor. A Guns n’ Roses bio-pic about the band’s early days is in the works. It’s based on Reckless Road, the book written by Slash‘s childhood friend Marc Cantor. In a series of posts on the GNR fan site MyGNRForum.com, Cantor confirmed ... Read More »

New Collaboration.

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KISS: Turning Japanese Gene Simmons and company are collaborating on a song with an all-girl Japanese band. KISS is teaming up with the all-girl Japanese group Momoiro Clover Z to record two versions of the same song — one in English and the other in Japanese. The song, the name of which has not been released, will be out on ... Read More »

New Downloads.

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BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Opens Up the Vaults A new site for high-quality concert and studio downloads launched today (Monday). Bruce Springsteen is opening up his vaults for a new website with high-quality concert and studio downloads. Live.BruceSpringsteen.net launched today (Monday), offering up HD downloads as well as CDs of the 30 shows from the High Hopes tour that were available just ... Read More »

Worst Lyrics? No.

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PAUL McCARTNEY: A Lousy Lyricist? He comes in 10th on a list of rock’s worst wordsmiths that also numbers Gene Simmons, Neil Peart and Jon Bon Jovi. The folks at Yahoo Music have put together a list of the Top 10 Worst Rock Lyricists of All-Time and Paul McCartney, without question the world’s most popular and successful lyricist, is at ... Read More »

Great Start!

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BAND AID: More Than $1.5 Million Raised in First-Day Sales The 30th anniversary edition of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” sold extremely well its first day out. First day sales of the 30th anniversary edition of the Band Aid song, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?,” with proceeds going towards the fight against Ebola, got off to a “manic” and “extraordinary” ... Read More »

Headlines.

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IN OTHER NEWS AC/DC, Brian Wilson, Billy Joel and much more. Brian Wilson will perform at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas on December 12th. The show will be filmed for an episode of Soundstage to air next year on Public Television and AXS TV. The show is in support of his next album, No Pier Pressure, which will be ... Read More »

Band Aid Redux.

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BAND AID: 30 Years On An all-star line-up came together in London Saturday to record a new version of “Do They Know It’s Christmas.” Bono, Roger Taylor of Queen, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Seal and many other stars — including current pop icons Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Niall Horan of One Direction – gathered in London Saturday to record ... Read More »

First Gig.

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WHO: Plaque Unveiled at Site of First Show The so-called “Blue Plaque” commemorates the club and the band’s 50th anniversary. A plaque commemorating The Who on their 50th anniversary was unveiled today (Sunday) at the place where the London club they made their live debut at (under the name The Detours) once stood. The “Blue Plaque” ceremony took place at ... Read More »