Brief round-up as its still quiet despite the Hyde Park show being just six weeks away.

  • Support Roddy in his AIDS/LifeCycle, the 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles which takes place 1-7 June. Roddy says: “I’m riding from SF to LA on a bike with a bunch of heroes to help raise money for AIDS. My goal this time round is to reach the MASSES. The more of my friends involved, the better…. for me it’s all about AWARENESS.”
    Please donate here.
  • This is just a little bit bizarre. Geoff Tate, the former Queensryche lead singer, now includes a vaudeville style history of rock in his solo shows. And he includes a short cover of Epic in the set. Its from about 7.35 below but its worth checking out the whole video for car-crash rubbernecking.
  • There are excellent Mike Patton prints for sale at Society6.com.
  • Polish TV recently broadcast the entirety of the John Zorn/Mike Patton Warsaw Summer Jazz Days 2013 performance. Catch it below:
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