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.
Visit John Lennon’s 1971 Home in New ‘Isolation’ Video
Raw studio mix from upcoming box set offers tour of private rooms.
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.
John Bonham Biography Features Dave Grohl Foreword
September book will trace history of “the king of rock drumming.”
Sammy Hagar and Rick Springfield Planning ‘Beach Bar’ Tour
Rum business partners discuss post-lockdown projects; one of them has recorded two albums.
How Axl Rose Wound Up in ‘Scooby-Doo’
Guns N’ Roses frontman was easy to work with, says showrunner.
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Alex Van Halen: ‘There’s Nothing Left in the Music Business’
"In the old days you’d get a dollar a record, and now you get 50 cents for 275,000 streams. It’s insane. It’s wrong."
How Bryan Adams Wrote ‘War Machine’ for Kiss
Canadian is pleased to hear that song remains a regular part of band's live shows 40 years later.
David Bowie’s Son Finds Christmas Present From Dad Years Later
Scarf worn by star for introduction to TV special ‘The Snowman’ was intended as gift for Duncan Jones.
When Brian May Discovered Van Halen’s Cover of ‘Now I’m Here’
Queen guitarist only recently heard 1975 version of song he wrote the previous year.