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.
Black Crowes Were Forced to Record Debut Album Clean and Sober
Chris Robinson recalls they couldn’t afford drink or drugs during ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ sessions.
Bob Dylan Sued for $7.2 Million Over Publishing Rights Sale
Wife of late collaborator Jacques Levy claims money from legend's recent $300 million deal.
Van Morrison in Legal Bid to Force Country Out of Lockdown
Singer begins procedure over Northern Ireland venue closures that could end up in court.
‘Cobra Kai’ Name-Checks Are Just Fun for Zebra
Veteran band’s frontman Randy Jackson doesn’t plan to exploit TV show star William Zabka's fandom.
When Prince and Muhammad Ali Taught the World a Lesson
Musician and boxer bonded over magic when they met to promote anti-hate campaign.
Jimmy Page Recalls Playing on James Bond ‘Goldfinger’ Theme
Led Zeppelin guitarist watched Shirley Bassey collapse in studio session.
Bruce Kulick to Celebrate Late Brother Bob, Despite Estrangement
Posthumous releases planned as part of project to preserve late guitarist’s legacy.
How ‘Lady’ Belatedly Saved Styx From a Lifetime of Obscurity
Former frontman reflects on “great motivator” that kept band going until “Lady” became a hit.
Marianne Faithfull Says COVID-19 Has Taken Her Singing Voice
She prepared what may be final album after coronavirus nearly killed her.
Gilby Clarke Regrets Learning Guns N’ Roses Set the Hard Way
Former guitarist put himself through difficult week ahead of first concert.