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.
Doobie Brothers Reunite With Michael McDonald for 50th Anniversary Tour
Announcement made during surprise guest appearance in Nashville.
Red Hot Chill Peppers Prank Show Was Foo Fighters’ Worst Gig
Taylor Hawkins recalls being booed during 1999 concert before 500 pounds of pasta was dropped onstage.
Roger Taylor Talked Taylor Hawkins Out of Joining Guns N’ Roses
Foo Fighters drummer recalls advice from Queen counterpart when late ‘90s invitation came.
Ric Ocasek’s Wife Responds to Being Left Out of His Will
Paulina Porizkova says her tributes to late Cars singer came after she’d discovered his wishes.
How ZZ Top Found Their Trademark Studio Sound
Studio owner recalls playing trick on producer Bill Ham to secure trademark tone.
30 Years Ago: Phil Collins Goes Straight-Faced for ‘ … But Seriously’
He took advantage of five-year gap since previous album to tread new ground with massive results.
Kiss Have Spoken to All Former Members About Final Show
Manager Doc McGhee says band hopes to overcome challenges for “important” last concert.
Metallica, Eagles and Heart Members to Attend Rock Hall Exhibit
Exploration of important musical instruments opens this month.
Dave Matthews Feels ‘Unqualified’ for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Band leader reflects on “bizarre” nomination on first year of being eligible but likes appearing among varied list of artists.
Did Bob Seger Just Play His Final Show?
He hints that it’s all over during 24-song concert in Philadelphia.