Paul Mahern

Real Name:
Paul Cantwell Mahern
Profile:
Mahern grew up in the American Midwest. As a teenager in the early 1980s, Mahern sang lead vocals for the groundbreaking punk band, Zero Boys, using the alias "Paul-Z".

Paul also started Affirmation Records to promote the hardcore punk scene in the Midwest. Unfortunately, one of the labels distributors went out of business, leaving Mahern with a slew of debts, forcing him to close the label.

Mahern continued to work as a producer and engineer on major label recordings, working in genres that extend beyond punk, including the realm of pop, and straight up rock and roll. He has worked with John Mellencamp as a producer and engineer since 1998.

In 2002, Mahern decided to reestablish Affirmation Records.
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Paul Mahern - Innocence And Experience album art The Blake Babies Wipe It Up The Blake Babies - Innocence And Experience (Comp) White (6), Mammoth Records Japan 1993 Sell This Version
RDJ 64624-2 Paul Mahern - Feel My Way album art The Mysteries Of Life Feel My Way (Radio Mix) The Mysteries Of Life - Feel My Way(CD, Maxi, Pro) RCA RDJ 64624-2 US 1996 Sell This Version

Vocals

Paul Mahern - Livin' In The 80's album art Zero Boys Zero Boys - Livin' In The 80's (EP) Z-Disk US 1980 Sell This Version
TOX-007 Paul Mahern - Right Is Right album art Mad Parade Mad Parade - Right Is Right(7") Toxic Shock TOX-007 US 1986 Sell This Version
Paul Mahern - Bullets For You album art Toxic Reasons Toxic Reasons - Bullets For You (Album) T-Reason US 1986 Sell This Version
BEL 007 Paul Mahern - Into The Void album art CCM* Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry CCM* - Into The Void(LP, Album) Belfagor Records BEL 007 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
Paul Mahern - Vicious Circle album art Zero Boys Zero Boys - Vicious Circle (Album) Toxic Shock US 1982 Sell This Version
Paul Mahern - Sum Things Up album art Great Plains So Far and 1 more… Great Plains - Sum Things Up (Album) Homestead Records US 1987 Sell This Version
SR 0387 Paul Mahern - Before We Stop To Think album art Great Plains So Far (as Paul-Z Mahem) Great Plains - Before We Stop To Think(12") Shadowline Records SR 0387 Netherlands 1987 Sell This Version
Paul Mahern - Who Do You Want It To Be? album art Datura Seeds Datura Seeds - Who Do You Want It To Be? (Album) Toxic Shock US 1989 Sell This Version
SIR-001 Paul Mahern - Children Of The Corn: Compilation Of Indiana Alternative Bands album art Various Half Asleep Various - Children Of The Corn: Compilation Of Indiana Alternative Bands(CD, Comp) Sonic Iguana Records SIR-001 US 1990 Sell This Version
Paul Mahern - Toxic Reasons / ZB album art Toxic Reasons / Zero Boys Blood's Good and 1 more… Toxic Reasons / Zero Boys - Toxic Reasons / ZB Selfless Records US 1992 Sell This Version
fsthree Paul Mahern - Full Tilt album art Lovemeknots Lovemeknots - Full Tilt(CD, Album) Favorite Street fsthree US 1994 Sell This Version
fltcd119 Paul Mahern - Watergate album art United States Three United States Three - Watergate(CD, Album) Flat Earth Records fltcd119 US 1999 Sell This Version
Paul Mahern - History Of album art Zero Boys Zero Boys - History Of (Comp) Secretly Canadian US 2009 Sell This Version
KTR-010, KTR10 Paul Mahern - Destroyed (20th Anniversary Edition) album art Sloppy Seconds Sloppy Seconds - Destroyed (20th Anniversary Edition)(CD, Album, RM) Kid Tested Records, Kid Tested Records KTR-010, KTR10 US 2009 Sell This Version
00 *ask *ask - Painted Hole/Best Friends(7") Not On Label 00 US 2011 Sell This Version
Paul Mahern - Between The Ditches album art The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Between The Ditches (Album) SideOneDummy Records Europe 2012 Sell This Version
none Paul Mahern - Bittersweet album art The Accidentals (4) Bulletproof Glass The Accidentals (4) - Bittersweet(CD, Album) Not On Label none US 2013 Sell This Version
TimeChange 1 Paul Mahern - Early Indiana Punk And New Wave: The Crazy Al's Year(s) 1976 - 1983 album art Various Watch Alarm and 2 more… Various - Early Indiana Punk And New Wave: The Crazy Al's Year(s) 1976 - 1983(2xCD, Comp) Time Change Records TimeChange 1 US 2014 Sell This Version
GS 012017 Paul Mahern - Discipline & Pressure album art *ask *ask - Discipline & Pressure(LP, Album, Gol) Ground Sound GS 012017 US 2017 Sell This Version
none Paul Mahern - Into The Void + Furious Party album art CCM* Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry CCM* - Into The Void + Furious Party(CD, Comp, Unofficial) !PanZer-HC! none Austria Unknown Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Paul Mahern - Who Do You Want It To Be? album art Datura Seeds Datura Seeds - Who Do You Want It To Be? (Album) Toxic Shock US 1989 Sell This Version
SIR-001 Paul Mahern - Children Of The Corn: Compilation Of Indiana Alternative Bands album art Various Half Asleep Various - Children Of The Corn: Compilation Of Indiana Alternative Bands(CD, Comp) Sonic Iguana Records SIR-001 US 1990 Sell This Version
Paul Mahern - Toxic Reasons / ZB album art Toxic Reasons / Zero Boys Blood's Good and 1 more… Toxic Reasons / Zero Boys - Toxic Reasons / ZB Selfless Records US 1992 Sell This Version