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.
Wolfgang Van Halen Takes ‘Biggest Compliment’ from Haters’ Claim
The musician says it’s “so funny” that people accuse him of not really playing bass with Van Halen.
Spotify Accused of Creating ‘Race to the Bottom’ With New Feature
Congressmen say Discovery Mode could force artists to accept lower royalties.
Darkness Announce New Album ‘Motorheart’
They say seventh LP transports listeners to “Elysian fields of rock.”
James Bond Writer Fears for Future Under Amazon
News of $8 billion MGM Studio purchase gave ’Skyfall’ and ‘Spectre’ scribe John Logan “a chill.”
Van Halen Fans ‘Got Three Extra Tours’ Because of Wolfgang
Valerie Bertinelli says her son was the only person who could push Eddie into action.
Robert Plant Told Nancy Wilson He’d Come to Hate ‘Stairway’
Conversation took place after Heart performed Led Zeppelin classic in front of the band.
$18 Concert Tickets Cost $1,000 for Unvaccinated Fans
Florida promoter enacts “no-vax tax” to “get the fence-sitters off the fence” over COVID-19.
40 Years Ago: Beatles Reunite for a John Lennon Tribute Song
George Harrison gathered his former bandmates for 1981 single “All Those Years Ago,” written about late friend.
Robert Englund Repeats ‘Star Wars’ Story Nixed by Mark Hamill
Freddy Krueger actor maintains he helped roommate secure Luke Skywalker role.
K.K. Downing Proud of Grabbing Jimi Hendrix’s Empty Coke Bottle
Former Judas Priest guitarist calls sneaking backstage at Isle of Wight Festival a life highlight.
Graham Nash Cried Only One Time While Making Music
He recalls “emotionally destroying” experience during CSNY’s ‘Deja Vu’ sessions.
Why Alice Cooper’s Manager Refused to Manage the Beatles
Industry icon had just resigned from almost all his positions when George Harrison called.