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.
How Journey Helped Bryan Adams Reach No.1 With ‘Heaven’
Canadian borrowed drummer Steve Smith for song that was inspired by his band’s hit “Faithfully.”
John Prine Still ‘Very Ill,’ Battling Pneumonia in Both Lungs
Singer-songwriter's wife Fiona says he needs fans "more than ever" as he continues to fight COVID-19.
New COVID-19 At-Home Performances: Joan Jett, Michael McDonald
Ritchie Blackmore also among latest artists to join lockdown workaround amid coronavirus restrictions.
Art Garfunkel Still Worries About His Voice Qualities
He's always wondered if it’s “manly” enough, even though he enjoys singing.
Lockdown Sends Album Sales to All-Time Low But Vinyl Stays Strong
Coronavirus restrictions give rise to estimated smallest retail week since LP format began.
Jimmy Page Recalls Led Zeppelin’s First Rehearsal
Guitarist says all four musicians felt “profoundly connected” after 1968 gathering.
Listen to Bon Jovi’s New Benefit-Song Version of ‘Unbroken’
Band teams up with Prince Harry and Invictus Games Choir to aid wounded soldiers.
How Disney Inspired John Fogerty to Write ‘Down on the Corner’
Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman twisted a merchandise ad into a new idea.
Elton John Hopes Coronavirus Will Make Him Less Selfish
He talks up “silver lining” during lockdown, while Stevie Nicks and Radiohead respond to pandemic.
Help Jon Bon Jovi Write Coronavirus Song
He asks for contributions to develop idea he came up with while working in his community kitchen.
Billy Joel Classic Revamped for Coronavirus Era
Fans add lines to “We Didn’t Start the Fire” to reflect latest world events.
The Who Postpone Tour Over Coronavirus Concerns
Band says its “fans’ safety is paramount.”