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.
Record Labels Blackout to Protest Against Killing of George Floyd
“The show must be paused” message to be supported by day of “disconnect from work” on June 2.
How the Byrds Helped David Byrne Move Away From Folk Music
Talking Heads frontman recalls the band’s early influence, followed by David Bowie and the Velvet Underground.
Neil Peart’s Death Took Away Alex Lifeson’s Motivation
Rush guitarist knows his desire to play will return, but doubts he and Geddy Lee will reunite.
Meat Loaf Thanks Bob Kulick For ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Success
Singer says late guitarist’s help in making album a hit “can never be repaid.”
Mr. Big ‘Got Screwed’ Over Last Album, Says Billy Sheehan
Bassist’s comments come after Eric Martin described making ‘Defying Gravity’ as “being thrown against a wall.”
Elton John ‘Put the Hours In’ to Get Noticed For Cocaine Use
Singer reflected on his career during ‘Rocketman’ virtual watch party.
The Day Freddie Mercury’s Mustache Appeared
Queen icon’s 1980 new look split fans and friends - but not his bandmates.
How Paul McCartney Helped Jimmy Buffett Make His New Album
First LP in seven years came after Macca offered “good feedback.”
Neil Young to Tackle Bootleggers With Official Versions
Master tape recordings will arrive with “ripped-off” artwork from illegal releases.
Paul Stanley Says ‘We Have to Be Better’ After George Floyd Death
Kiss frontman reacts to “cold-blooded murder” that led to street violence in Minneapolis.