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.
Bruce Springsteen Took ‘Next to No Money’ for ‘Blinded by the Light’
Movie’s star Viveik Kalra recalls unexpected meeting with Boss at premiere.
Couple on Woodstock Album Cover Is Still Together
Subjects of iconic 1969 photo didn’t know it had been taken until they saw it on LP sleeve the following year.
Def Leppard Launch ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency: Set List, Video
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers kicked off their latest Las Vegas stint in emphatic fashion.
Flea Didn’t Want Memoir to Be ‘Rock Star Book’
‘Acid for the Children’ to be published in November, five years after it was first announced.
Jimmy Page Loses Planning Battle with Neighbor
After fight with Robbie Williams, Led Zeppelin guitarist objected to plans for three 20" high trellises.
Duane Allman’s ‘Layla’ Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million
The 1957 Gibson Les Paul had been with same owner since 1977.
Watch Billy Idol and Bryan Adams Duet on ‘C’mon Everybody’
Pair performs Eddie Cochran classic on double-header tour.
‘Abbey Road’ Artist Was Told He’d Destroyed the Beatles
John Kosh recalls angry call from record label boss after LP was designed without any text on the cover.
The Moment the Grateful Dead Decided to Let Fans Keep Bootlegging
Mickey Hart recalls the meeting where band realized they “didn’t want to be cops.”
How ‘I Hate Myself for Loving You’ Became Joan Jett’s Hugest Song
The 1988 song went from moderate hit to football anthem decades later.