Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
Billy Joel’s ‘Piano Man’ Sheet Music ‘Horribly Wrong’ for Years
Songwriter's musical director says paperwork is to blame for people thinking “I guess I suck.”
Pete Townshend Paints Grim Picture for Classic Acts’ Return
The Who guitarist outlines post-pandemic scenario that could see older stars locked out of venues.
How Prince Won His Master Tapes Back From Warner Bros.
Artist's 18-year dispute with record label came to an end with surprising victory in 2014.
Mick Jagger Found Writing His Memoir ‘Dull and Upsetting’
Rolling Stones singer admits large advance payment was “the seductive part” of abandoned book.
Ian Anderson Felt Blamed for Metallica Grammys Upset
Jethro Tull leader recalls award presenter Alice Cooper’s reaction when they met.
Original Alice Cooper Group Still Angry with Late Glen Buxton
Producer Bob Ezrin says there’s a “fundamental truth” in new song “I Hate You.”
Eric Bloom Won’t Have ‘(Don’t Fear) The Reaper’ at His Funeral
Blue Oyster Cult frontman looks back at his band’s best and worst albums.
Why Def Leppard Will Never Release Jim Steinman ‘Hysteria’ Tapes
Joe Elliott recalls eight-week, six-figure studio mess as fourth album took shape.
Dave Grohl Recalls the Day After Kurt Cobain Died
Nirvana drummer explains how he dealt with loss of frontman.
Kiss, Alice Cooper Prop-Maker Cleve Hall Dead at 61
Acclaimed special effects artist was subject of ‘Monster Man’ reality show.