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.
Listen to Unreleased Bruce Springsteen Song ‘I’ll Stand by You’
Piece written for Harry Potter movie appears on ‘Blinded by the Light’ soundtrack.
What the Beatles Did After ‘Abbey Road’ Cover Shoot
Roadie’s diary reveals how bandmates went their separate ways when they found themselves with three hours to spare.
James Hetfield Calls Woman Who Scared Cougar With Metallica Song
Scare survivor “pleased” to discover that frontman is “great person.”
Devo’s New Concert Could Be Their Last
Jerry Casale rejects suggestion of “farewell tour” after confirming third show in five years.
Tom Hamilton Recalls Aerosmith’s Wilderness Years
Bassist admits he didn’t realize band was “essentially over” in the early '80s, and discusses future album hopes.
Jimmy Page Recalls the First Time He Met Jeff Beck
Guitarist recalls immediate bond, leading to a gift of the guitar that powered Led Zeppelin's first album.
Roger McGuinn Tells David Crosby: I Don’t Hate You
Former Byrds bandmates clear up confusion after comments made in documentary.
Debbie Harry Recalls Pre-Fame Rape Ordeal
Blondie singer tells of knife-point attack in her New York home in the ‘70s.
D.J. Ashba Reflects On Guns N’ Roses Fan Backlash
Guitarist admits he began six-year tenure with Axl Rose in “pretty naive” manner.
How Queen and David Bowie Put Themselves ‘Under Pressure’
Brian May recalls challenges of collaborative track where Bowie finally took control.