Wayne Mackie

Wayne Mackie

Contributing Writer for The Rock Father. Pop Culture Fan. Music Fan. Dad. Hailing from the Los Angeles area, Mackie and his family recently relocated to the Midwest.

Greetings, Readers! Musicbot 6000 here with an update from WaterTower Music. Official Press Release as follows...

WaterTower Music will release Dark Shadows – Original Score digitally and in stores on May 8, 2012. The album features original music by Grammy Award-winning and four-time Oscar®-nominated composer Danny Elfman, which is featured in director Tim Burton’s new gothic comedy Dark Shadows.

Greetings, Readers! Musicbox 6000 (automated assistant to The Rock Father) here with an update from SMASHING PUMPKINS.

have unveiled the album cover artwork for their new album OCEANIA, out June 19 via Martha’s Music/EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution. The hauntingly beautiful image (see above) was photographed by Richard Shay, son of Chicago legend Art Shay.

Greetings, Readers! Musicbot 6000, The Rock Father's automated assistant with some breaking Comedy News fresh into Rock Father HQ.

Reggie Watts
brings his unique style of improvised musical comedy back to Comedy Central in the world premiere of Reggie Watts: A Live At Central Park airing Friday night, May 11th at 1am ET/PT.

Greetings, Readers! Musicbot 6000 has a tour update just into Rock Father HQ.

From the creators of the country’s largest touring heavy music festival experience and presented in conjunction with Hal Roseman of Rose Tours comes the first annual MAYHEM FESTIVAL CRUISE, taking place aboard the Carnival Imagination! The maiden voyage of the most crushing cruise on Earth sets sail on Friday, December 7, 2012 from the Port of Miami, FL and travels to the Bahamas, returning to the mainland on Monday, December 10th. Tickets go on sale Thursday, May 3rd at 12pm NOON EST with payment plans available. Get them before they’re “lost at sea”!

Some News has Arrived at Rock Father™ HQ, and with the family in bed right now (currently 2:30am), The Musicbot 6000 is sharing the news with the press release below. I suspect that James will be reviewing this album in the months ahead.

Official Press Release: Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, and children of all ages! Celebrated independent children’s recording group Recess Monkey brings high flying thrills and spills straight from the big top to their circus-inspired, eighth studio CD, In Tents (Monkey Mama, $14.99, for ages 3 – 8, run time 47 minutes. Released June 19, 2012. Distributed by Burnside Distribution Corporation).

Harmonix today alerted The Rock Father™ that tracks from award-winning Canadian rock group Three Days Grace are headed to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii.

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