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.
How Jim Morrison’s New York Moment Inspired ‘People Are Strange’
Ray Manzarek had his own version of how the Doors' classic song was written.
Steve Perry Reportedly Sues to Prevent Demo Releases
Former Journey singer doesn’t wan’t public to hear eight songs recorded in ‘90s.
Rolling Stones Continue to Tease U.S. Announcement
Short video suggests New York connection to previous hints.
What Bruce Springsteen Taught Elvis Costello About Recording
Discussion about album sounds was revelation to English artist.
Threatin ‘Scam’ Tour Drummer Explains How He Was Fooled
Dane Davis reveals how he and his colleagues were taken in by Jered Threatin’s fake industry profile.
How Dire Straits’ ‘Walk of Life’ Was Influenced by Photo and Accordion
Mark Knopfler recalls inspirations behind classic track from 'Brothers in Arms.'
Who’s Covering Tom Petty’s ‘Learning to Fly’ in the New ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Trailer…
Makeover of classic track promotes upcoming animated movie.
Trent Reznor’s Oscar Excitement Lasted Only 18 Hours
Nine Inch Nails frontman considered ending band in favor of soundtrack work.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Gives Queen Highest Chart Position Since 1980
Soundtrack album surges on success of movie.
Whitesnake Announce New LP ‘Flesh and Blood’ and U.S. Tour
Thirteenth studio album is “family affair,” says David Coverdale.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Stays Strong With $31 Million Second Weekend
The Freddie Mercury film is already the third-highest grossing music biopic in history.
How Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Bonded Over Their First Song
“Heartbreaker” helped create a partnership that’s lasted 40 years.