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.
Elton John Tops Rock Earnings List
Forbes’ annual chart also features the Rolling Stones, Phil Collins, Eagles, Metallica and Bon Jovi.
35 Years Ago: Tom Petty Releases a Song He Hates
“Make It Better (Forget About Me)” diverted the course of ‘Southern Accents’ album during a period of cocaine overindulgence.
Don Henley Argues for Copyright Law Change Before Congress
Eagles co-founder says current regulations are “a relic of a MySpace era in a TikTok world.”
Neil Peart’s Death Took Away Alex Lifeson’s Motivation
Rush guitarist knows his desire to play will return, but doubts he and Geddy Lee will reunite.
Meat Loaf Thanks Bob Kulick For ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Success
Singer says late guitarist’s help in making album a hit “can never be repaid.”
Elton John ‘Put the Hours In’ to Get Noticed For Cocaine Use
Singer reflected on his career during ‘Rocketman’ virtual watch party.
The Police Song That Makes Stewart Copeland Turn Off the Radio
Drummer can’t listen to closing seconds of “Message in a Bottle” and blames guitarist Andy Summers for it.
35 Years Ago: James Bond Hits Midlife Crisis in ’A View to a Kill’
Roger Moore was old, too old, when he made his final appearance as 007 in 1985.
Joe Walsh Becomes Public Radio DJ
Eagles guitarist chooses to host show on station that “serves the community I live in.”
Roger Waters Says David Gilmour Won’t Let Him Access Pink Floyd Fans
He regrets that 30 million followers weren’t told about his new version of “Mother.”
Stewart Copeland Recalls Last Time He Saw Neil Peart
Friends gathered for late Rush drummer’s birthday four months before his death.
Rod Stewart Sends $6,000 to Nurse Who Caught COVID-19
Singer offers financial support as mother of three faces a year of recuperation.