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.
Glenn Frey’s ‘El Blurto’ Songwriting Experience
Eagles icon coined phrase for emotional experience of working alongside co-writer Jack Tempchin.
Bernie Torme Fans Seek to Fill Gap Left by Pledge Music Failure
Supporters beat emergency funding target by 400 per cent in hours.
Tedeschi Trucks Band’s Kofi Burbridge Dead at 57
Keyboardist and flautist passes after illness forced absence from current tour.
Zepparella Launch Led Zeppelin Learning Channel
Led Zeppelin tribute band offer chance to “decode the music of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham.”
Was Vinnie Vincent Ready to Return?
The former Kiss guitarist's canceled comeback shows left fans hit in the wallet and heart.
Paul McCartney Thought Bottle of Whiskey Cost Just $2.50
Biographer cites example to prove ex Beatle can’t be “normal person” he’d love to be.
David Bowie Biopic Announced, but Son Says It’s Not Approved
‘Stardust’ will focus on 1971 U.S. trip, while Duncan Jones insists none of his father’s music will feature.
How David Lee Roth Risked His Life for ‘Skyscraper’ Cover Shot
Climber assisting former Van Halen frontman was economical with the truth as they hung off 5,000-foot rock face.
Woodstock Promoter Plans Signature Cannabis Strain for 50th Anniversary
Michael Lang outlines what to expect from Watkins Glen event in August.
Deep Purple to Record New Album in 2019
Guitarist Steve Morse reports that follow-up to ‘Infinite’ will be made this year, with possibility of new U.S. tour dates.
30 Years Ago: Def Leppard Release ‘Rocket,’ Their ‘Surprise Hit’
The seventh and final single from ‘Hysteria’ could have been a disaster -- but it was the opposite.
Kiss Not to Blame If There’s No Original Lineup Reunion
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley discuss possibility of former members making guest appearances -- with the exception of Vinnie Vincent.