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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.

Alt/rockers Redlight King have hit Top Ten at Active Rock Radio with their new song “Bullet In My Hand,” with many markets showing the song in their Top Five including Chicago, Phoenix and Nashville. To cap it off, Redlight King will perform “Bullet In My Hand” on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC Thursday, February 23 at 11:30pm (check local listings).

SILCD1375 DoctorWhoSeries6 The seventh DOCTOR WHO release of composer Murray Gold’s thrilling music for the hit BBC series will hit retailers next Tuesday as a 66-track double-album featuring lush performances from The BBC National Orchestra of Wales. DOCTOR WHO SERIES 6 will make it's February 28th debut via Silva Screen Records, as performed by The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and conducted by Ben Foster. The Rock Father™ has the full tracklisting (including the episodes from which the music comes) below.

tlrosofjSilva Screen Records has just issued MUSIC FROM THE TWILIGHT SAGA, a collection of music from Howard Shore, Alexandre Desplat and Carter Burwell - bringing together favorite music from the four TWILIGHT films together in one set, as  performed by The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.

The Rock Father™ has the full tracklisting below, while the collection can be ordered via this link.

The BLACK SABBATH camp just sent the following news to The Rock Father™:

BLACK SABBATH
--who late last year confirmed the recording of their first new album in more than 33 years and a worldwide headlining tour--have had to put some plans on hold due to Tony Iommi’s battle with lymphoma. At this time, BLACK SABBATH will perform only one show of this summer’s previously scheduled European tour. It will take place Sunday, June 10 at the U.K.’s Download Festival.

The Pretty Reckless just unveiled a brand new video for "You," the closing track from their acclaimed debut album, LIGHT ME UP (read The Rock Father™ review). The video, by Grammy-winning director Meiert Avis, finds lead singer Taylor Momsen packing her things after a break-up and stumbling upon happier memories of her relationship.

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the fifth major performer slated for Summerfest 2012. Metal Legends, Iron Maiden will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Wednesday, July 4 along with Very Special Guest Alice Cooper. The Rock Father™ has details on this performance, and additional tour dates below...

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