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.
Les Claypool to Cover Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ on 2023 Tour
Longtime collaborator Sean Lennon will join Primus frontman on tour.
Warren Zevon’s Children React to His Rock Hall Nomination
Jordan and Ariel reject suggestion their dad wouldn't have cared about being on ballot.
Why Glen Matlock and Dad Fell Out Over Sex Pistols’ TV Carnage
Guitarist and parents were tense for a year after onscreen scandal in 1976, but not for the obvious reason.
The Six-Year Wait for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band Reunion
He delivered three albums, two movies, a Broadway show and a presidential podcast while waiting more than half a decade for chance to tour again.
Ozzy Osbourne Gives Up on Touring Ever Again
“Never would I have imagined that my touring days would have ended this way."
Billy Joel Wrote to Rock Hall Calling for Warren Zevon’s Induction
He says late singer-songwriter didn't get attention he deserved because he was piano player.
Wings’ Legacy Surprises Denny Laine
Guitarist hails Linda McCartney's contribution to husband Paul's post-Beatles band.
Rockers React to Tom Verlaine’s Death
Television icon hailed by Michael Stipe, Flea, Patti Smith, Chris Stein and many others.
Why Malcolm McLaren Couldn’t Get Glen Matlock Back in Sex Pistols
Bassist explains why he refused invitation to rejoin, saying version of split seen in ‘Pistol’ was “totally not true.”
When Bob Dylan Refused to Let Aggressive Hecklers Ruin His Show
Pianist Alan Pasqua recalls rowdy crowd in Germany during ‘Street Legal’ era.
Why Paul Stanley Didn’t Try Hard at School
Kiss icon doesn’t recommend others following his example.
Jane’s Addiction Hire Josh Klinghoffer as Dave Navarro Stand-in
They’d never toured without their guitarist until last year.