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.
40 Years Ago: Buck Rogers Goes Out Fighting
Star Gil Gerard struggled to keep things real in the 25th century and fell just short of saving the show.
Mick Jagger Found Writing His Memoir ‘Dull and Upsetting’
Rolling Stones singer admits large advance payment was “the seductive part” of abandoned book.
Ian Anderson Felt Blamed for Metallica Grammys Upset
Jethro Tull leader recalls award presenter Alice Cooper’s reaction when they met.
Cheap Trick Won National Honor Via Rick Nielsen Family Friend
Local librarian put wheels in motion to have 'Budokan' live album added to Recording Registry.
Did Prince Philip Save the James Bond Franchise?
Late husband of Queen Elizabeth was reportedly used to get the name of ‘Goldfinger’s Pussy Galore past U.S. censors.
Rudy Sarzo Had to Leave Ozzy Osbourne After Randy Rhoads Died
Bassist lost joy of performing “quickly” following tour tragedy.
Sammy Hagar Regrets ‘Angst’ About Van Halen in His Memoir
Former frontman wishes he’d “been a little more conservative” 10 years ago.
Original Alice Cooper Group Still Angry with Late Glen Buxton
Producer Bob Ezrin says there’s a “fundamental truth” in new song “I Hate You.”
Why Prince’s Sister Tyka Nelson Didn’t Realize He Was a Star
It wasn't until four years before his death that she realized how iconic her brother really was.
45 Years Ago: ‘All the President’s Men’ Becomes an Unlikely Blockbuster
Robert Redford wasn’t interested in following the kind of backstage drama seen in dark modern-era political sagas.