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.
When Mark Knopfler and Sting Connected for ‘Money for Nothing’
Dire Straits frontman recalls perfect match for Police counterpart’s voice - and doesn’t regret having to share writing credits.
Alice Cooper Clarifies ‘Death Pact’ Story
Rock icon says he and Sheryl couldn’t survive without each other but didn't mean he'd kill himself.
Watch New Version of Freddie Mercury’s ’Time Waits for No One’
Stripped-down version of 1986 single focuses on Queen icon’s voice with new piano part.
Mick Fleetwood Regrets Going Public With Band Dramas
Fleetwood Mac co-founder accepts they “asked for that trouble” that overshadowed their music for years.
35 Years Ago: Van Halen Release ‘Panama,’ Their Last David Lee Roth-Era Hit
It’s about a car, or perhaps a stripper, or both – but the third single from ‘1984’ marked the pinnacle of the band’s world dominance.
Remembering Philomena Lynott, the Queen of Irish Rock ’n’ Roll
Why the death of Thin Lizzy icon Phil Lynott’s mom has prompted such an outpouring of grief.
Brian May Says Queen Were ‘Always on the Verge of Splitting Up’
Guitarist says tension among strong personalities is what made their music so great.
Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’ Passes $100 Million Box Office Mark
‘Rocketman’ studio releases “Your Song” live clip as movie tops $100 million worldwide and enters Top 10 of music biopics.
‘The Doors: The Final Cut’ Blu-ray to Have ‘More Powerful’ Ending
Oliver Stone’s 1991 movie arrives in ‘Final Cut’ version in July.
Watch Trailer for New INXS Documentary ‘Mystify’
Michael Hutchence movie arrives in theaters in July.