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.
Some 20th Century Rock Artists May Get Royalties for First Time
Sony Music Entertainment will start sending cash to those who never repaid their advances.
When Guns N’ Roses Helped Ian Astbury Escape from Cops
Cult guitarist Billy Duffy recalls Doors-style profanity in the ‘80s.
Jimmy Page’s ‘Paranoid’ Solo Session for ‘Stairway to Heaven’
Led Zeppelin guitarist and engineer recall “wonderful” moment that came after difficult start.
Wolfgang Van Halen Can’t Watch His ‘Distance’ Video
Song was written as he anticipated a future without his dad, Eddie Van Halen.
Neil Finn Would ‘Gladly Step Aside’ for Lindsey Buckingham
Crowded House leader recalls “bolt out of nowhere” invitation from Mick Fleetwood to join Fleetwood Mac.
Small Venues Still at Risk as COVID Cash Fails to Arrive
“Not a single penny” released five months after Save Our Stages bill was passed.
Steve Lukather: Eddie Van Halen ‘Misinterpreted’ by Guitarists
Toto founder says his friend of 40 years was upset by shredding craze.
Watch Andy Summers Read Story From His Book ’Fretted and Moaning’
Police guitarist shares tale of “shagged out” musician who’d had “too many shows – this should have been the day off.”
Jim Morrison’s Fame Led Dad to Offer Resignation From U.S. Navy
Doors legend's sister recalls how flag officer feared counterculture connection might “upset the apple cart” with his commanding superiors.
Robert Plant: Writing Like Bob Dylan Is More Than I Can Imagine
Led Zeppelin legend hails those who can “voice somebody else’s condition” in their lyrics.