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.
Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’ Film Gets Three Golden Globe Nominations
Fantasy biopic nominated in best musical, best actor and best original song categories.
Roger Daltrey Recalls Horror of Who Fan Stampede
Singer revisited the scene of a tragedy 40 years later to help deal with grief and guilt.
How Phil Collins Shaped Robert Plant’s Solo Career
Led Zeppelin singer praises the drummer’s “enthusiasm, unending energy and lots of humor.”
Watch Steve Perry’s Childhood Christmas in ‘Silver Bells’ Video
Former Journey singer remembers his favorite present, a red bicycle.
Jeff Lynne Has 2,000 Cassettes of Unheard ELO Music But No Player
He wonders if oldest recordings contain material he might love.
Warner Bros., Elektra, Capitol Label Head Joe Smith Dead at 91
Executive said he oversaw “fun” period of music history.
Joe Satriani ‘Forced’ to Change ‘Surfing With the Alien’ Cover
Licensing costs led to rethink for solo-free new edition of classic LP.
Jon Bon Jovi’s Wife Used to Being Ignored in Restaurants
Dorothea laughs it off, because “everyone’s focusing on what Mr. Bon Jovi wants.”
The Who Discuss 1979 Cincinnati Concert Tragedy
40th anniversary of concert where 11 people died is marked with documentary.
The Real Reason Gregg Rolie Left Journey
He bowed out in 1980, three years after Steve Perry arrived.
Doobie Brothers Reunite With Michael McDonald for 50th Anniversary Tour
Announcement made during surprise guest appearance in Nashville.
Ric Ocasek’s Wife Responds to Being Left Out of His Will
Paulina Porizkova says her tributes to late Cars singer came after she’d discovered his wishes.