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.
Lockdown Sends Album Sales to All-Time Low But Vinyl Stays Strong
Coronavirus restrictions give rise to estimated smallest retail week since LP format began.
15 Years Ago: The Successful Regeneration of ‘Doctor Who’
Christopher Eccleston brought back the Time Lord traveler 16 years after the previous season.
Listen to Bob Dylan’s New Song, ‘Murder Most Foul’
Legendary singer-songwriter releases 17-minute track that he says fans “might find interesting.”
Alice Cooper’s ‘Glass Three Quarters Full’ Coronavirus Approach
Veteran singer discusses responsibility to crew and fans amid pandemic.
Help Jon Bon Jovi Write Coronavirus Song
He asks for contributions to develop idea he came up with while working in his community kitchen.
Tesla Postpone Tour Over Coronavirus
Spring shows to take place in fall, as K.K. Downing and Blaze Bayley also respond to global pandemic.
Allman Brothers’ NYC Show Offered Chance to ‘Suspend Reality’
Derek Trucks reveals mixed feelings over Madison Square Garden performance as coronavirus impact became clearer.
40 Years Ago: Eagles’ ‘Desperado’ Ends Office Hostage Standoff
Armed trucker holed up in record-company office until radio station played classic song.
Gene Simmons on Coronavirus: ‘Assume Everybody Is a Zombie’
Kiss, Motley Crue and Michael Stipe react to pandemic.
Listen to Def Leppard’s Early Version of ‘Glad I’m Alive’
Song appears on ‘The Early Years 79-81’ box set.