Mark Mayfield



IN OTHER NEWS Dave Davies, Carlos Santana, Queen and more. Dave Davies has commented on Wednesday’s terrorist attack at the Paris headquarters of a satirical magazine that ended in 12 people being shot and killed. He says, “My heart goes out to the victims and their families and the whole community. This is a total outrage and I will be ... Read More »

Stolen Collection.


LED ZEPPELIN: Be on the Lookout for Stolen Discs Autographed copies of the band’s eight studio albums were stolen from a podiatry office in California. Someone in the Corona, California area has themselves autographed vinyl copies of Led Zeppelin‘s eight studio albums…illegally. The discs were stolen over the Thanksgiving weekend from the office of Dr. Jeffrey Katz, where they were on ... Read More »

Audiophile Alert.


NEIL YOUNG: Pono Player Available Next Week The Pono music store is already online. Great news for audiophiles — Neil Young‘s Pono music player will be available next week. The high-quality digital player can be ordered now for shipment in February, but The Verge reports that players will be available at Fry’s retail stores on Monday. The Pono music store is ... Read More »

Charity Edition.


ROLLING STONES: 100 Special Dead Flowers The band will release a limited-edition single of the 1971 song for charity. The Rolling Stones are releasing “100 unique copies” of the 1971 song “Dead Flowers.” The seven-inch singles are part of the Secret 7-inch charity campaign, in which artists release singles in one-of-a-kind sleeves with the proceeds going to Nordoff Robbins, which provides ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS KISS, Eddie Van Halen, Pink Floyd and more. Def Leppard now has five million Facebook friends. “We want to thank all of our fans on Facebook for helping us get to five million ‘Likes!’ To help us get to six million, head over to our page and invite your friends!” Sharon Osbourne says she and her granddaughter ... Read More »



BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Signs on to Serenade Bob He will join Neil Young and CSN in the line-up for the Bob Dylan MusiCares ceremony. Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Taj Mahal, Alanis Morissette, Aaron Neville and the husband and wife duo of Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi have signed on to perform at next month’s MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony to ... Read More »



RUSH: Peart’s Dilemma Drummer says he feels guilty leaving his family to tour. Rush will be hitting the road again this year, and once again drummer Neil Peart will be feeling guilty. He says, “Should I be excited about leaving my family? No, and no one should. It’s as simple as that: if you put aside the fantasy of it, ... Read More »

Scottsdale Performance.


STEVEN TYLER: Super Bowl Bound The Aerosmith singer will perform at a Super Bowl party at the end of the month. Steven Tyler will continue his string of solo appearances by headlining the Rolling Stone Super Bowl party on January 31st in Scottsdale, Arizona. This follows a brief tour of South Africa last month with the Kings of Chaos, a ... Read More »

Bad Blood.


RAMONES, POLICE: Marky Stung by Sting In his memoir, Marky Ramone recalls their unpleasant first encounter with The Police‘s frontman. One person who probably wasn’t sad to hear that Sting‘s Broadway musical, The Last Ship, is about to sail off into the sunset is former Ramones drummer Marky Ramone. In his memoir, Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone, ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS Mick Jagger, Moody Blues, Alice Cooper and more. Bret Michaels will perform at halftime of the Detroit Pistons – Cleveland Cavaliers basketball game January 27th at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Mick Jagger is the subject of a photo exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art through April 26th. Buddy Guy has been ... Read More »