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.
Bill Wyman Discusses Ronnie Wood’s Bass Playing
Former Rolling Stone compares his back-to-basics approach to what his onetime bandmate would play.
When Mark Knopfler and Sting Connected for ‘Money for Nothing’
Dire Straits frontman recalls perfect match for Police counterpart’s voice - and doesn’t regret having to share writing credits.
Alice Cooper Clarifies ‘Death Pact’ Story
Rock icon says he and Sheryl couldn’t survive without each other but didn't mean he'd kill himself.
Mick Jagger’s 5AM Rally Saved the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock And Roll Circus’
Movie director Michael Lindsay-Hogg recalls how frontman drove tired and sick bandmates through “Sympathy For the Devil” in 1968.
Tom Petty, Soundgarden, Hole Lawyers Launch Lawsuit over Universal Master Tapes Fire
Class-action claim seeks more than half of label’s insurance payments as result of 2008 blaze.
Elliot Roberts, Neil Young’s Manager for 52 Years, Dies at 76
He also worked with Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Tom Petty, the Eagles, the Cars and others.
Brian May Explains Difference Between Adam Lambert and Paul Rodgers
Guitarist celebrates younger singer’s abilities and explains why stint with Free frontman had to end.
Kiss to Appear in Biopic About First Label Boss
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley actors will join End of the Road tour for movie about Casablanca Records founder Neil Bogart.
Watch New Version of Freddie Mercury’s ’Time Waits for No One’
Stripped-down version of 1986 single focuses on Queen icon’s voice with new piano part.
Watch ‘Hey Jude’ Become ‘Hey Dude’ in Beatles Movie ‘Yesterday’
Ed Sheeran suggests name change in world where the Fab Four have been forgotten except by one man.
Andrew Dice Clay Recalls Helping Guns N’ Roses Reunion Along
Comedian and actor heard lineup news after pulling strings with Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan: “I knew I did the job.”
Mick Fleetwood Regrets Going Public With Band Dramas
Fleetwood Mac co-founder accepts they “asked for that trouble” that overshadowed their music for years.