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 Jon Bon Jovi Guest With Billy Joel
Singer joins Piano Man for “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me” and “Big Shot” at Madison Square Garden.
Watch Joey Kramer Being Refused Entry to Aerosmith Rehearsal
Drummer tells security staff members they’re just doing their job.
Ozzy Osbourne Thanks Fans for Parkinson’s Disease Support
Stricken singer says goodwill “means the world” to him after revealing diagnosis.
Queen Become First Band on U.K. Coin
50th anniversary collectables designed by fan who works at Royal Mint.
Neil Peart’s Life ‘Ended the Way He Wanted’ Says Friend
Donna Halper, who helped Rush get their U.S. record deal, hails late drummer’s bravery.
Kaleidoscope Co-Founder Chris Darrow Dead at 75
Psychedelic and country-rock pioneer worked with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Linda Ronstadt, Leonard Cohen and others.
Rush Music Sales Rise by More Than 2,000 Percent
Neil Peart’s death means albums and songs are expected to return to charts.
Bret Michaels to Undergo Skin Cancer Surgery
Poison singer aims for “awesome” year despite health setback.
Mark Knopfler Remembers the Real Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits frontman says only “three or four” people saw London pub show despite “fictitious” claims.
Kirk Hammett Recording With Fleetwood Mac Ex Peter Green
Book and music project to arrive this year.
Queen and Alice Cooper to Play Fire Fight Australia Concert
February event is already sold out, with profits going to disaster relief efforts.
Mike Portnoy Kept Neil Peart’s Cancer Secret for Two Years
Former Dream Theater drummer knew Rush member was severely ill, but had to remain quiet.