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.
Watch Toto Play ‘Dune (Desert Theme)’ From New Concert Film
DVD and Blu-ray versions of ’40 Tours Around the Sun’ arrive on Nov. 15.
Vinnie Vincent Open to Guest Appearance at Final Kiss Show
Former guitarist responds to suggestion that all surviving former members have been contacted about final show in 2021.
How Band of Joy Brought Robert Plant and Patty Griffin Together
Led Zeppelin singer recalls how couple began bonding over “Monkey” in 2010.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Label Didn’t Want Them to Release ‘Free Bird’
Rickey Medlocke recalls behind-the-scenes discussions about what became signature track.
Neil Young’s Bid to Become American Citizen Blocked
Delay blamed on doubts over “good moral character” as a result of his marijuana use.
Pete Townshend Recalls Overdose with Phil Lynott
Who guitarist laughs about “big disappointment” before he gave up drugs.
Roger Taylor Talked Taylor Hawkins Out of Joining Guns N’ Roses
Foo Fighters drummer recalls advice from Queen counterpart when late ‘90s invitation came.
Ric Ocasek’s Wife Responds to Being Left Out of His Will
Paulina Porizkova says her tributes to late Cars singer came after she’d discovered his wishes.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Explain Why Their Farewell Tour is Taking So Long
“I’ve said it myself – like, 'God, they're still on their farewell tour?'”
Bob Kulick Accuses Brother Bruce Kulick of ‘Back Stabbing’
Kiss producer describes Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons as “dishonorable and dishonest” in merchandise dispute.
Hear the Band’s ‘Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever’ at Woodstock
Full performance from 1969 appears for first time on ‘The Band’ 50th-anniversary edition.
Why Flea Removed ‘Best Parts’ From His Memoir
Red Hot Chill Peppers bassist decided to avoid “shock value” stories in book that ends as the band begins.