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.
Pop Producer Andrew Watt’s Mission to Bring Back Rock ’n’ Roll
Six years ago his band with Glenn Hughes fell apart, but the man behind Ozzy Osbourne’s comeback said he’d be heard from again.
50 Years Ago: Mountain Take a ‘Nantucket Sleighride’
Second album demonstrated their interplay and complexity — just as everything began to cave in.
25 Years Ago: ’12 Monkeys’ Predicts the Pandemic
Terry Gilliam’s complex sci-fi hit turned out to be a warning from movie history.
When Bob Dylan Realized His Music Had Reached President Carter
First meeting with future U.S. President Jimmy Carter changed musician’s perspective.
How Gregg Allman Helped Elect President Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter partly credited his White House victory to help from late musician and his colleagues.
Watch Brian May and Roger Taylor’s New Year’s Eve TV Appearance
Queen members take part in star-studded rendition of Japanese hit “Endless Rain.”
Def Leppard Announce ‘Vault’ Online Museum Opening Date
Band’s personal collections and anecdotes begin to arrive on Jan. 13.
‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ Nearly Didn’t Make ‘The Sopranos’ Finale
Showrunner David Chase chose Journey classic from shortlist because his crew told him not to.
Kiss Confirm New Years’ Eve Show World Records
‘Kiss 2020 Goodbye’ show scores two entries for pyro effects while third awaits verification.
Watch Van Halen and Leslie West Play ‘Mississippi Queen’ Live
Guitar greats demonstrated their connection during a mid-'90s update of Mountain's signature song.
Dee Snider and Sebastian Bach Make Up After Twitter Debate
Singers confirm appreciation for each other after fan begs them not to make 2020 worse by falling out.
See Tommy Lee in Trailer for New Horror Movie ‘The Retaliators’
Motley Crue drummer is one of several rock stars making appearances in 2021 release.