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.
Jonathan Cain Recalls Moment Steve Perry Quit Journey
Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain’s new memoir includes his recollection of the moment singer Steve Perry announced he was quitting the band.
New Prince Album Announced, Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
The first posthumous album of unheard Prince music is set to arrive later this year.
John Lennon’s Self-Portrait as Hitler on Sale for $54,000
A sketch drawn by John Lennon depicting himself as Adolf Hitler is being offered for sale at a price of $54,000.
Neil Young Reunites With Stephen Stills at Benefit Concert
Neil Young reunited with his old colleague Stephen Stills at a Los Angeles benefit concert over the weekend.
Guitar Center Reportedly Facing ‘Imminent Bankrupcty’
Financial service firm S&P downgrades Guitar Center chain of stores, indicating likelihood of bankruptcy in the near future.
Sting Describes Himself as ‘Shaggy’s Bass Player’
Sting said he’d appear onstage as “Shaggy’s bass player” when the pair tours in support of its new collaborative album '44/876,'
Report: Joe Lynn Turner Hospitalized After Heart Attack
Former Rainbow and Deep Purple frontman Joe Lynn Turner suffers “heart issue” in Eastern Europe.
Going to Concerts Can Extend Your Life, Study Says
A behavioral science study has concluded that attending concerts on a regular basis could extend your life by up to nine years.
How Mick Jagger ‘Sabotaged’ David Bowie’s ‘Lodger’ Session
David Bowie producer Tony Visconti has recalled how Mick Jagger crashed a “Lodger” recording session and light-heartedly attempted to sabotage the work.
$17,500 Yoko Ono Rock Stolen from Museum
A rock that was part of a Yoko Ono art installation, valued at $17,500, has been stolen from a Toronto museum.
Richie Sambora Reports on ‘Wonderful’ Bon Jovi Reunion Rehearsals
Former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora says he enjoyed rehearals with Bon Jovi for their Rock Hall reunion.
Bon Jovi Catch Flu, Call Off Canadian Shows
Bon Jovi have been forced to postpone two Canadian shows on their current North American tour after band members and some of their crew were struck by the flu.