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.
15 Years Ago: Dave Matthews Band’s Bus Poops on Chicago
Mud City got muddier when driver emptied septic tank over tour boat in incident known as “Poopgate.”
Devo’s New Concert Could Be Their Last
Jerry Casale rejects suggestion of “farewell tour” after confirming third show in five years.
Which Rock Giant Will Release Their Next Album First?
Rating the chances of AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, Iron Maiden and others launching new LPs soon.
10 Years Ago: Steven Tyler’s Stage Fall Triggers Aerosmith Meltdown
By the time singer was being flown to a hospital, his bandmates had already reached a breaking point with him.
Jimmy Page Recalls the First Time He Met Jeff Beck
Guitarist recalls immediate bond, leading to a gift of the guitar that powered Led Zeppelin's first album.
Debbie Harry Recalls Pre-Fame Rape Ordeal
Blondie singer tells of knife-point attack in her New York home in the ‘70s.
Roger McGuinn Tells David Crosby: I Don’t Hate You
Former Byrds bandmates clear up confusion after comments made in documentary.
David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ Returns as a TV Show
CBS All Access says the series will explore the "next chapter" of director Nicolas Roeg's 1976 movie.
Yes ARW to ‘Close the Lid On It’ After Final Tour
New material is still a possibility from Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman.
Woodstock 50 Was Doomed 7 Months Ago, Promoter Admits
Michael Lang is taking responsibility for the "biggest factor" in the festival's failure.