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.
40 Years Ago: Queen Reach Their U.S. Peak With ‘The Game’ Tour
They couldn’t know it at the time, but they’d never top their 49-date North American run.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Demo of ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’
‘Wildflowers’ project is underway and will include previously unreleased track.
AC/DC’s Chris Slade Recalls ‘Shock’ of Brian Johnson’s Departure
Drummer says the arrival of Axl Rose was an equal surprise during lineup turmoil of 2016.
Joe Elliott Recalls Five-Month Struggle to Save His Voice
Def Leppard singer says his doctor mentioned retirement in 2016.
When James Bond Dissed the Beatles
Both success stories began on the same day - and their paths would cross on a number of occasions.
Watch Paul McCartney Play Trumpet With Elvis Costello, Dave Grohl
Former Beatle goes back to his roots with rusty “When the Saints Go Marching In” performance.
Watch Roger Waters Perform Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’
Video features his solo band tackling closing track from ‘The Final Cut’ as Pink Floyd co-founder outlines encores album idea.
New ZZ Top Album Could Contain Song They Started 50 Years Ago
Billy Gibbons says work will soon commence on record that might include Jeff Beck guest spot.
Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar Sells for $6 Million
Auction breaks five records as new owner says he’ll use instrument to help music industry recover from COVID-19.
Why Alice Cooper Band Wouldn’t Write ‘School’s Out’ Now
Drummer Neal Smith accepts social changes have made 1972 song “politically incorrect.”