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.
Woodstock ’69 Crowd Was Moments From ‘Mass Electrocution’
Scared that 400,000 might die as power cable disintegrated, scared that crowd might riot if the music stopped, festival organizers prepared to take their own lives.
Watch Neil Young and Bob Dylan Duet for First Time Since 1994
Singers perform “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” together in Ireland.
Bruce Springsteen’s Emmy Nod Puts the Coveted ‘EGOT’ Within Reach
Boss edges toward sweeping board with Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.
All Four Beatles Were Originally to Appear in ‘Yesterday’
Writer Richard Curtis reveals how Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Star would have been seen in fantasy movie.
When Robert Plant Went ‘Up My Own Rectum’ With New Technology
Singer recounts the battle to continue working after the death of Led Zeppelin bandmate John Bonham.
How ‘American Pickers’ Saved Aerosmith’s First Tour Van
Show star Mike Wolfe credits band with letting him work on 40-year-old vehicle instead of taking it away from him.
The Beatles’ First Contract With Brian Epstein Sells for $343,000
Document from 1962 was signed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best - but manager didn’t add his name.
Vince Neil Loses Legal Fight With His Lawyers
Motley Crue singer claimed he’d been overbilled because of his “celebrity status.”
Aerosmith Invited to Create Broadway Show
Joe Perry hopes for time to work on band musical.
Gene Simmons Says He’ll ‘Cry Like Young Girl’ at Final Kiss Show
Bassist doesn’t know if he’ll miss his iconic stage costume once End of the Road tour is over.