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.
Concert Audiences May Not Return After Coronavirus
Survey suggests 56 percent could avoid buying tickets for months ... or maybe forever.
Lockdown Sends Album Sales to All-Time Low But Vinyl Stays Strong
Coronavirus restrictions give rise to estimated smallest retail week since LP format began.
Watch Graham Nash, Paul Stanley, Elvis Costello Lockdown Shows
Artists entertain from home while David Byrne, Robbie Robertson and Ozzy Osbourne react to coronavirus pandemic.
Jimmy Page Recalls Led Zeppelin’s First Rehearsal
Guitarist says all four musicians felt “profoundly connected” after 1968 gathering.
Watch the Black Crowes’ ‘Tiny Desk’ Show
Chris and Rich Robinson perform three classic tracks for NPR series.
How Kenny Rogers Helped Form the Eagles
Don Henley recalls the debt of gratitude he owes to late country-pop star.
Rockers Beg People to Stay Home to Fight Coronavirus
Paul Stanley, Nikki Sixx, Neal Schon, Geddy Lee, Rob Halford and Sammy Hagar speak out as global emergency continues.
Listen to Def Leppard’s Early Version of ‘Glad I’m Alive’
Song appears on ‘The Early Years 79-81’ box set.
Gene Simmons on Coronavirus: ‘Assume Everybody Is a Zombie’
Kiss, Motley Crue and Michael Stipe react to pandemic.
When Aerosmith Had to Prove Themselves All Over Again
Joe Perry recalls the challenge of the band’s ‘80s comeback.
ZZ Top Postpone Las Vegas Residency Over Coronavirus
Band cites “abundance of caution” as Brian May, Jeff Scott Soto and Recording Academy react to pandemic.
Neil Young to Play Bernie Sanders Online Rally
Presidential campaign changes tack over coronavirus, while Dropkick Murphys lose live audience for St. Patrick’s Day.