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.
35 Years Ago: Lou Gramm Tries to Sabotage Foreigner’s Final Hit
Success of "I Don't Want to Live Without You" only made internal matters worse.
Brian May Says ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel is ‘Tempting’
He argues “an awful lot happened” after Live Aid show that topped Queen biopic.
Paul Stanley’s Anger Over Too Many Kiss Shows
They're expected to confirm a date for the band's final show soon.
Jeff Pilson Says Foreigner Could Go on Without Mick Jones but Won’t
Bassist says impact of farewell tour hasn't hit bandleader yet.
Stewart Copeland Examines How the Police Survived Early Years
The drummer talks memory, fandom and anxiety as he prepares to publish his diaries of the band's formative era.
Ronnie Wood Recalls Jeff Beck’s ‘Disappearing Act’
Former bandmate says late guitarist was untouchable at his best.
Jay Jay French Doesn’t Know if Twisted Sister Was Worth the Price
Guitarist cited George Harrison and David Bowie to make his point.
Neil Young Plays First Show Since 2019 to Send Green Message
He performed two songs at a Canadian ecology rally.
Joe Elliot Overcomes Altitude Sickness Before Def Leppard Show
Despite still feeling "a little woozy," singer delivered at Def Leppard's Bogota show.
Why Iggy Pop Likes to Drop F-Bombs
"I'm not the kind of fucking prick who gives a flying fuck."
The Story of ‘Jane,’ Jefferson Starship’s Contribution to ‘Cocaine Bear’
1979 single represents big changes in a band renowned for big changes.
Listen to Stevie Nicks Guest with Gorillaz on ‘Oil’
Fleetwood Mac icon supplies vocals for track from virtual band’s ‘Cracker Island’ album.
Rod Stewart Keeps Promise to Pay People’s Medical Bills
He covers costs of 20 MRI scans in London - and aims to do it again elsewhere.
Live Nation’s ‘Trust Us’ Position Is Insufficient, Senators Say
Bipartisan group tells assistant attorney general that corporation avoided answering questions in antitrust probe.
Why Dave Gahan Nearly Quit Depeche Mode
Singer had two moments of doubt before committing to new album 'Memento Mori.'
What Soundgarden’s Rock Hall Nomination Means to Kim Thayil
Guitarist admits he struggled to understand value of making shortlist.