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.
40 Years Ago: Queen Reach Their U.S. Peak With ‘The Game’ Tour
They couldn’t know it at the time, but they’d never top their 49-date North American run.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Demo of ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’
‘Wildflowers’ project is underway and will include previously unreleased track.
Bob Seger’s Oceanic Leap for ‘The Fire Down Below’
Blue-collar icon looked to Scotland and England for inspiration that created song about prostitution.
Vince Neil Mourns Loss of ‘Brutally Murdered’ Dog
Motley Crue singer accuses neighbors of covering up truth behind death of six-year-old pet.
New ZZ Top Album Could Contain Song They Started 50 Years Ago
Billy Gibbons says work will soon commence on record that might include Jeff Beck guest spot.
How Prince Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’
Heartbreakers leader had key 'Purple Rain' moment on his mind when he completed a track Stevie Nicks abandoned.
Why Alice Cooper Band Wouldn’t Write ‘School’s Out’ Now
Drummer Neal Smith accepts social changes have made 1972 song “politically incorrect.”
When Peter Criss Sabotaged His ‘Last Chance’ With Kiss
Drummer arrived at audition with music stand and pretended he could read sheet music.
Listen to a New Metallica Song Written by a Bot
“Deliverance Rides” is latest release from YouTuber who’s had computers write AC/DC and Nickelback tracks.
Rob Halford Believes It Was ‘Important’ to Quit Judas Priest
He compares 11-year absence to other lead singers who “went on the same self-journey.”