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.
Pete Townshend Says Touring Is ‘No Fun’
Who guitarist looking forward to time off before hitting the road again in 2020.
Kiss Cancel Australian Tour Over Paul Stanley Illness
Eight shows called off “with heavy hearts.”
Ozzy Osbourne May Not Have Needed Serious Surgery
Wife Sharon says they were too “engulfed” in moment to ask for second opinion.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Label Didn’t Want Them to Release ‘Free Bird’
Rickey Medlocke recalls behind-the-scenes discussions about what became signature track.
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.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Explain Why Their Farewell Tour is Taking So Long
“I’ve said it myself – like, 'God, they're still on their farewell tour?'”
Listen to New Rod Stewart Song ‘Stop Loving Her Today’
Track appears on orchestral album ‘You're In My Heart' – which he doesn't completely love.
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.
Rob Halford Wants Judas Priest Tour With Iron Maiden
Singer recalls healthy rivalry between the British bands in the ‘80s.