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.
Robert Plant: Led Zeppelin’s History Includes ’38 Years of Darkness’
While the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s formation is doubtlessly worth celebrating, singer Robert Plant said in a new interview that his thoughts turned more toward the death of John Bonham.
Jonathan Cain Recalls Moment Steve Perry Quit Journey
Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain’s new memoir includes his recollection of the moment singer Steve Perry announced he was quitting the band.
Music Modernization Act Passed by House of Representatives
New legislation designed to improve the way music creators are paid and protected was unanimously passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday.
Paul Stanley Says Kiss Earned the Right to ‘Evolve’ Without Him
Paul Stanley said that Kiss have earned the right to “evolve” without his presence, or any other original members, for that matter.
Motorhead Road Crew Beer to Launch in the U.S.
Motorhead’s Road Crew beer, which was originally launched in 2016, is finally coming to the U.S.
Soundgarden Members to Play First Show Since Chris Cornell Died
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and drummer Matt Cameron will take the stage together for the first time since the death of singer Chris Cornell.
Metallica Ask Fans to Work in Food Banks
Metallica’s charity foundation All Within My Hands has announced a day of service scheduled for May 23, and it invited fans of the band to join in by volunteering at a food bank near them.
35 Years Ago: The Beach Boys Face Surprising July 4 Ban
Politician James G. Watt had already carved himself a reputation for being controversial and outspoken by the time he outdid himself by taking on the Beach Boys in 1983.
Mark Hamill Reveals ‘Odd’ Star Wars Connection to David Bowie
'Star Wars' actor Mark Hamill revealed a connection between the original 1977 movie and David Bowie.
How Bob Dylan Talked John Fogerty Into Playing CCR Songs Again
Former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty revealed why he started playing his own songs after a 25-year break following a conversation with Bob Dylan.