Mark Mayfield

Bono Broken?


U2: Bono Cycling Injury Causes Fallon Postponement His arm needs surgery after he goes down biking in Central Park — U2 say they’ll reschedule their week-long Tonight Show residency. It’s been quite a scary week for U2‘s Bono. On Wednesday, the private plane he was flying to Berlin on suddenly lost its door. Then on Sunday, he injured his arm ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS Rolling Stones, KISS, Bryan Adams and more. Buffalo Springfield and Poco singer Richie Furay was in Los Angeles this week where he stopped by the Grammy Museum to check out the Laurel Canyon exhibit. Keith Richards normally sings two songs in the middle of a Rolling Stones show, but on Wednesday in Sydney, Australia he did three ... Read More »

Did He Or Didn’t He?


  AEROSMITH: Perry Is Not So Sure Joe says he believes Steven Tyler has read his autobiography, even though Steven insists he hasn’t. Joe Perry isn’t so sure that Steven Tyler hasn’t read his autobiography, Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith. Tyler made that claim last week when TMZ cameras caught up with him in Nashville. Perry says, “As ... Read More »

Roger Explains…


ROGER HODGSON: Why I Don’t Play All of Supertramp’s Songs.        He’s stuck to the agreement he and Rick Davies made when he left Supertramp — to play only the songs he wrote while in the band. When Roger Hodgson left Supertramp in the 1980s, he and Rick Davies agreed that each could perform their own compositions — but not each other’s. ... Read More »

Lynyrd Skynyrd Day!


LYNYRD SKYNYRD: Honored in Atlanta All-Star tribute show on Wednesday featured Gregg Allman, Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick and many others. Lynyrd Skynyrd was honored Wednesday night with a tribute concert at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, where the One More From the Road live disc was recorded. The latest in a series of shows that have honored the likes of Levon Helm, Dr. ... Read More »

2015 Dates?


RASCALS: Gene Cornish on Christmas Charity Show While Hinting at ’15 Reunion He’s part of a suburban New York show on December 5th that raises money for wounded veterans.     While Gene Cornish feels good about the chances for a Rascals reunion next year, he’s winding down 2014 by co-starring in a concert and charity album to benefit wounded ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS Tom Petty, Allman Brothers, Roger Daltrey, Jack Bruce and more. Mike Campbell, guitarist in Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, will host the third annual Merry Minstrel Musical Circus: A Holiday Gathering & Goodwill Jamathon on December 13th at the Troubador in Los Angeles. All proceeds from the concert will benefit music education in the Los Angeles Unified School ... Read More »



TEMPLE OF THE DOG: Cornell Would Like to Do Some More.          After singing “Hunger Strike” at the recent Bridge School benefit, the Soundgarden singer says he’d like to do a few full shows. Temple of the Dog — the one-off Seattle supergroup featuring Chris Cornell, Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Jeff Ament and Matt Cameron — had one ... Read More »

Springsteens’ Faux Pas.


BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Really? The Boss is criticized for his song selection at Tuesday’s salute to the military show in D.C. Bruce Springsteen has gotten a little flack for performing the Creedence Clearwater Revival song “Fortunate Son” at Tuesday’s Concert For Valor in honor of the military on The Mall in Washington, D.C. The song, which is synonymous with the ’60s ... Read More »

Polly’s In The Pink?


PINK FLOYD: Polly Has a Title David Gilmour‘s wife was responsible for all the song titles on The Endless River. All but one of the 18 songs on the new Pink Floyd album, The Endless River, are instrumentals. We asked David Gilmour how one goes about naming an instrumental track and he tells us it was his wife, writer Polly ... Read More »