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.
Don McLean’s Lifelong Struggle With ‘American Pie’
Writer of classic song outlines why it’s “biographical” and reveals that his favorite part isn’t the lyrics.
Confusion Over Two B.B. King Movies in the Works
Actor Wendell Pierce is attached to “friendship story” while official biopic is a separate project.
‘Purple Rain’ Screenwriter William Blinn Dead at 83
Emmy winner also created ‘Starsky & Hutch’ and worked on ‘Bonanza’ and ‘Fame’.
Neal Schon Wants Journey’s New LP to Be ‘Diverse’ Like ‘Escape’
"The band is on fire, man," guitarist says. "I’m excited about this record. I believe we’ll start releasing things after the new year.”
How Thin Lizzy Blew Their Chance to Break America
Band members discuss the turmoil that resulted in Phil Lynott’s big dream never coming true.
Spirit of World War II Helped Paul McCartney Make ‘McCartney III’
He was inspired to keep working through lockdown by his parents' mid-century determination.
Watch Bruce Springsteen React to Getting His Own Emoji
Bemused Boss admits he’s “not really sure what that exactly means.”
Will ‘McCartney III’ Be Paul McCartney’s Last Album?
He addresses rumor and admits he didn’t realize what he was working on until he finished.
How the Doors Ignored Jail Threat to Make ‘Morrison Hotel’
Singer Jim Morrison was waiting to hear about aftermath of airplane arrest.
Angus Young Recalls AC/DC Concert for Deaf Children
Guitarist looks back at his band’s early days of playing to school audiences.