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.
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.
Jimmy Page Just Heard About Led Zeppelin’s Ban From Boston
Guitarist discovered mayor’s 1975 ruling when he was researching blog post.
Listen to Unheard Version of Van Halen’s ‘Runnin’ With the Devil’
Studio mix includes alternate vocal take and different guitar solo.
Elton John’s ’Rocketman’ Wins Two Golden Globes
Fantasy biopic secures Best Actor award for Taron Egerton and Best Song for "I’m Gonna Love Me Again."
How Taxi Cabs and Laundromats Figure in Blondie’s Career
Debbie Harry and Chris Stein recall how their hits “Hanging on the Telephone” and “Heart of Glass” came about.
Why Eagles Referenced Steely Dan in ‘Hotel California’
“Joke sculpture” approach to lyrics inspired Don Henley and Glenn Frey’s attempts to expand their horizons.
Neil Young Concert Movie Coming to Theaters
‘Greendale Live’ show from 2003 is one of two films he’s planning to release in 2020.
Rolling Stones, Elton John, U2 Documentary Makers Sued
U.S. publishers launch legal action against U.K. movie house over 11 titles.
Rami Malek Inspired by Freddie Mercury For James Bond Role
Oscar-winning actor brought lessons learned from Queen icon to new spy movie 'No Time to Die'.
How Bob Seger’s Fans Saved ‘Old Time Rock and Roll’
Classic track wasn’t set to appear on ‘Stranger in Town’ album because his bandmates didn’t like it.
Is 2019 the Year Van Halen Disappeared?
Members went unrecognized among rock fans and pop star said she’d never heard of them - have they slid into the past?