Mark Mayfield

New Tour.


GEORGE HARRISON: Special Liverpool Tour on His Birthday The Quiet Beatle would have turned 72 on this birthday. A new Liverpool tour based on the life and passions of George Harrison will be held next week, to coincide with what would have been The Quiet Beatle‘s 72nd birthday. Tour guide Jackie Spencer says a highlight will be a visit to Aintree ... Read More »

Early Works.


JIMI HENDRIX: Sideman Recordings Due You Can’t Use My Name collects some of his work with Curtis Knight & The Squires. Jimi Hendrix‘s pre-Experience career is featured on a new collection due out March 24th. You Can’t Use My Name: Curtis Knight & The Squires (Featuring Jimi Hendrix) The RSVP/PPX Sessions features tracks from 1965 and 1966, plus one July ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS Van Halen, Rush, The Cars and more. Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony recently joined former Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson guitarist John 5 on stage at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, sitting in on Van Halen’s “Somebody Get Me a Doctor.” Jon Bon Jovi is working on a new album, but he’s not saying if ... Read More »

Drums, Drums, Drums…


POLICE, RUSH, TOOL: A Superstar Jam Stewart Copeland, Neil Peart and Danny Carey jam together in a new video. Ex-Police drummer Stewart Copeland, Rush‘s Neil Peart and Tool‘s Danny Carey jam together in a new video. The clip, titled “A Little More Noise,” is the latest in Copeland’s video series from his Sacred Grove studio. He writes in the description of ... Read More »

The End?


RUSH: Clock Is Ticking Geddy Lee tells us he’s not sure if they’ll record another album. He says, “It’s becoming harder and harder to agree on what the next step should be for us… We made this decision to do this 40th anniversary tour. It was a difficult decision to come to, but we’re committed to doing that now and ... Read More »

New Project.


BRIAN WILSON: Sneak Peek There’s a definite Beach Boys feel to the song “The Right Time.” Brian Wilson and Capitol Records have released the first preview from his upcoming album No Pier Pressure. The minute-long clip from “The Right Time” has a definite Beach Boys feel — no surprise, since bandmates Al Jardine and David Marks are featured. The entire album ... Read More »



BONO: Working on a Film With Willie Nelson He has signed on as executive producer and will also write a song. Bono has signed on as one of the executive producers of a new film starring Willie Nelson. Waiting for the Miracle to Come will be filmed in Luck, Texas on Nelson’s Old West film set that sits on his ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS David Crosby, Don Felder, Ringo and much more. Chicago will tour on a double bill this year — but have not announced who their co-headliner will be. In previous years, they have teamed up with REO Speedwagon, Earth, Wind & Fire and Huey Lewis & The News. This year, Chicago will add songs from the other act to their set list. Paul ... Read More »

Streaming Thursday.

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LED ZEPPELIN: Physical Streaming Physical Graffiti, the next album in the band’s catalog reissue campaign, will be streamed on Thursday. On Thursday, Led Zeppelin will stream the 40th anniversary edition of Physical Graffiti, which has been re-mastered and will be re-released Tuesday (February 24th), on the same date it first appeared in 1975. Thursday’s online event will include the album ... Read More »

Learning Curve.


AC/DC: Learn It or Bust Bob Richards, the drummer hired for a video shoot in October, had an hour to learn two songs. If you know anything about AC/DC then you know that the drum pattern is pretty much the same in every song. So it’s no real surprise that Bob Richards, the drummer who filled in for Phil Rudd ... Read More »