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.
Did One Song Force the Collapse of Van Halen’s Original Lineup?
How arguments over “Dancing in the Street” sent David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen off in opposite directions.
Josh Homme, Melvins, More Added to Chris Cornell Tribute Concert
New artists named hours before memorial show as Mike Patton bows out due to illness.
Artist Wants to Loop Toto’s ‘Africa’ in Desert ‘For All Eternity’
Namibian installation features MP3 player connected to solar batteries in secret location.
Joe Elliott’s Imaginary Def Leppard Review Came True
Singer discusses his ambitious early days -- including being hired without singing a note.
Brian May Plays Himself in ‘Leaked’ ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Clip
Queen guitarist recalls moment where he steps in for actor Gwilym Lee after it was released by fired director Bryan Singer.
Joan Jett’s Favorite Memorabilia? A Presidential Declaration
Blackhearts leader shows off letter written by Abraham Lincoln, given to her by late colleague Paul O’Neill of Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Beatles, Pink Floyd and David Bowie Help Vinyl Sales Grow by 15 Percent
Classic-rock acts behind record-setting stats for traditional format in 2018.
Jethro Tull Ex Martin Barre Recalls His ’Horrible’ First Show
Guitarist thinks audience may have thought costume problem was “Druid blood ceremony.”
Frank Zappa’s ‘200 Motels’ Movie Box Set to Be Released
The 1971 film featuring Ringo Starr, Keith Moon and others has been remastered and comes with second disc of bonus material.
New David Bowie Vinyl Box Set Includes ‘Space Oddity’ Demos
Collection of early recordings marks 50th anniversary of his debut hit.
After ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: The Next Five Classic Rock Movies
The Motley Crue, Elton John, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Journey and Beatles films coming to a theater near you in 2019 (probably).
Neil Young Thanks Late Wife Pegi Young
He quotes lyrics from “Such A Woman,” one of his songs was inspired by her.