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.
Bruce Springsteen Doesn’t Need My Influence Says Jimmy Webb
Iconic ‘60s songwriter admits surprise at being listed among inspirations for the Boss’ new album ‘Western Stars.’
Dr. John Completed Final Album Before He Died
Colleagues say he knew LP would be his last as he struggled with frail health to finish it.
Brian May Says Queen Were ‘Always on the Verge of Splitting Up’
Guitarist says tension among strong personalities is what made their music so great.
Adam Lambert on His Love of David Bowie, Prince and the Who
Singer drew from a range of classic rock sources as he developed multi-genre approach to music.
Woodstock 50 Loses Venue and Second Backer, Seeking New Home
Troubled anniversary festival has 66 days to reorganize production, sell tickets and stage show.
New Bob Dylan Book Will Show His ‘Human Side,’ Says Friend
Louie Kemp promises his memoir will depict secretive artist as “one of the boys” – but won’t explain how they fell out.
40 Years Ago: Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Enters Le Mans Motor Race
Drummer won trophy at bucket-list experience and went back four more times.
50 Years Ago: Brian Jones is Fired by the Rolling Stones
Bandmates allowed him to explain the dismissal in his own way, less than a month before his death.
Watch Yes’ 50th Anniversary Documentary ‘Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow’
38-minute film released ahead of Royal Affair tour includes interviews with current lineup.
Watch Hollywood Vampires’ New ‘Heroes’ Video
David Bowie cover, sung by Johnny Depp, appears on upcoming album ‘Rise.’