Mark Mayfield



IN OTHER NEWS Paul Stanley, Journey and more. On Sunday, the morning after playing with the Foo Fighters in L.A., Paul Stanley tweeted, “After scorchin’ with Dave [Grohl] and Foo Fighters at The Forum, I woke up today with ROCK n’ ROLL PNEUMONIA! Actually… The flu.” Tim Drummond, who played bass with Bob Dylan, Neil Young, CSN, CSNY, James Brown, ... Read More »

Classic Rock In Ads.


AC/DC: Playing Ball Again “Play Ball,” the first single off their new album, is in another commercial. Last October we first heard a snippet of AC/DC‘s new song, “Play Ball,” when it was used in TV promos for the baseball playoffs. Now the song, off their new album, Rock or Bust, is featured in a spot for Beats By Dre ... Read More »

Catalog For Sale?


THE BEATLES: Has Neil Harvested Their Catalog? Showbiz 411 reports that he will sell the Fab catalog in his Pono store. Showbiz 411 reports that Neil Young has reached an agreement with The Beatles to sell their catalog in his Pono music store, which launched last week with more than two-million titles. Young, who inducted Paul McCartney into the Rock ... Read More »

No Reunion This Year?


RASCALS: Looks Like Felix Is Staying Solo for ’15 RASCALS: Looks Like Felix Is Staying Solo for ’15 He’s scheduling solo shows for 2015, after playing before a prominent gathering of talent bookers last weekend. Felix Cavaliere performed Saturday in New York for the APA, the annual convention of talent bookers. With summer schedules beginning to lock in, Cavaliere tells ... Read More »

Berry In A Box.


CHUCK BERRY: Massive Box Set Released Did you realize Chuck Berry made his last recordings in 1979? Chuck Berry‘s entire recording career — from his start in 1954 to his obscure home-recorded 1979 finale Rockit — has been released on a massive 21-disc collection by Bear Family Records. Rolling Stone reports that the German reissues specialist has uncovered a fascinating ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS Guns n’ Roses, Eagles, Bill Graham and more. Two former members of Guns n’ Roses will hit the road together when guitarist Gilby Clarke opens for guitarist Slash in South America in March. Slash makes an appearance in the trailer for the new SpongeBob SquarePants movie, Sponge Out of Water, which will be released this year. Slash has said ... Read More »

Documentary Debut.


KANSAS: Documentary to Debut at Santa Barbara Festival     Brian May and Garth Brooks are among those featured in the film. Miracles Out of Nowhere, a documentary about the band Kansas, will be screened February 2nd at the Santa Barbara Film Festival in California. It’s one of 23 movies being premiered at the annual event. Last year, in recognition of the 40th ... Read More »



VAN HALEN: Family Feud Is Settled Band drops lawsuit against Alex‘s ex-wife. The Van Halen family feud has been settled. In the fall of 2013, Alex and Eddie Van Halen‘s company, ELVH Inc., filed a trademark infringement suit against Kelly Van Halen, Alex’s second ex-wife. She still uses Van Halen and named two of her companies using the name, as ... Read More »



LITTLE RIVER BAND: Tonight Show Appearance Canceled    It’s a victory for the band’s original lineup, who played and wrote all their hits, but do not control the trademark for the band’s name. You won’t see the current Little River Band Monday night with Jimmy Fallon. Australia’s quotes the Tonight Show publicist who says Darius Rucker will appear instead. Co-founders ... Read More »

Benefit Concert


ZZ TOP, ALLMANS, GNR: Team for Benefit Billy Gibbons and Butch Trucks will be honored by Matt Sorum‘s Adopt the Arts Foundation. ZZ Top‘s Billy Gibbons and the Allman Brothers Band‘s Butch Trucks will be honored by ex-Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum‘s Adopt the Arts Foundation tonight (Monday) in Los Angeles. The foundation raises funds for arts programs in public ... Read More »