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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.

This coming Tuesday, Comedy Central will release CHRIS HARDWICK: MANDROID, as an uncensored and extended CD/DVD/Digital Download. To prep for the release, the network has sent over a trio of preview clips, all of which can be viewed below. Look for James' review of MANDROID to be posted on The Rock Father next week. Until then, check out the preview clips along with the official press release below.

Those of you in beautiful Southern California can look forward to a tremendous lineup of bands and artists at the 6th Annual MusInk Festival. MusInk 2013 will take place on March 8-10 at the OC Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa, CA, with performances by Bad Religion, Pennywise, Reverend Horton Heat, TSOL, Lagwagon, The Vandals and Lucero among others and appearances by over 300 tattoo artists including Jack Rudy, Robert Atkinson, Small Paul and Tomas Garcia. Tickets will go on-sale on Friday, January 11 at 10:00 AM PT at Ticketmaster.com.

If you're visiting The Rock Father, there's a solid chance that you're a rocker... but are you an EARTH ROCKER? That's the title of the new album from CLUTCH (due out March 2013 via Weathermaker Music), and the title track has now been unleashed via Brooklyn Vegan. The track hit the web today alongside a new interview with guitarist Tim Sult. 

The Rock Father just received the official press release and two preview clips from Jeffrey Ross' new special, JEFF ROSS ROASTS AMERICA. Apparently he recently lost the 'rey' Check 'em out below...

The one and only “King of Roasting” Jeff Ross will be releasing his new one-hour special Jeff Ross Roasts America on DVD exclusively on Amazon.com starting August 14via Comedy Central Home Entertainment. A few days before the DVD release, Jeff Ross Roasts America will air on Comedy Central on Saturday, August 11 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Official Press Release: In advance of the release of their new Green Day ¡Uno!, Green Day ¡Dos!, and Green Day ¡Tré! album trilogy, Green Day will look back on their career with the release of the eight-CD boxed set The Studio Albums 1990-2009 on September 4th, 2012. The collection treads the band's meteoric journey from their 1990 debut, 1,039/ Smoothed Out Slappy Hours, through Kerplunk (1992), Dookie (1994), Insomniac (1995) Nimrod (1997), Warning (2000), and American Idiot (2004), to 2009's 21st Century Breakdown.

LA pop-core alt rockers EVOLOVE, led by the powerful vocals of singer Lucy Levinsohn, will release their debut full-length album, Acoustic Sessions Vol. 1 on Tuesday, August 14. Containing four brand new songs ("3 Cheers" "Everything's Falling" "The Dream" "Spare Me"), stripped-down versions of "Let Me In" "2012" and "Toyshop Girl,” from their debut 2012: Countdown to the End, and acoustic versions of all five tracks from last year’s Breaking Heartstrings Ep, ASV1 is the band’s first release since signing a deal with Opus 1 Music this spring.

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