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.
Mick Jagger Says ‘It’s a Shame’ There Isn’t More Rolling Stones Music
Singer says writing process is “going good.”
40 Years Ago: Rick Allen Joins Def Leppard
Teenage drummer had decided to quit music when local newspaper reported “Leopard Loses Skins” as founding member departed.
‘Severely Ill’ Axl Rose Refuses to Cancel Guns N’ Roses Show
Abu Dhabi set cut short to 16 songs after frontman tells fans, “I’ve been throwing up for about the last five hours.”
Freddie Mercury Told Biographer He Felt ‘Imprisoned’ by Fame
Author recalls Queen icon’s desire for “anonymity and normality.”
Stevie Nicks Recalls Prince’s Surprise Appearance on ‘Stand Back’
She invited him for studio visit to hear track he’d inspired, but didn’t expect him to show up, never mind record.
Rolling Stones Continue to Tease U.S. Announcement
Short video suggests New York connection to previous hints.
Steve Perry Reportedly Sues to Prevent Demo Releases
Former Journey singer doesn’t wan’t public to hear eight songs recorded in ‘90s.
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Returns to Hot 100 for Third Time
Rare achievement powered by continued success of Freddie Mercury biopic.
Watch Elton John’s Reputed $6.5 Million Commercial
U.K. chain John Lewis release two-minute TV ad for holiday season.
What Bruce Springsteen Taught Elvis Costello About Recording
Discussion about album sounds was revelation to English artist.