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.
COVID-19 Update: Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi to Hold Charity Auction
More coronavirus-related news, as Tony Iommi plans a charity auction, John Fogerty performs “Down on the Corner” from home, Deep Purple delay their new album and more.
Watch Adam Sandler Attempt Jimmy Page’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Solo
Actor attempts classic Jimmy Page solo on ‘Conan.’
Joe Walsh Wishes He Could Have Done More for John Entwistle
Eagles icon recalls becoming “distant” from late Who bassist in new book.
How the Who Caught the Beatles Swearing Instead of Singing Lyrics
John Entwistle’s memoir reveals Fab Four’s foul-mouthed performance to room of screaming fans.
How the B-52’s’ ‘Rock Lobster’ Brought John Lennon Back to Music
Former Beatle ended five-year hiatus moments after hearing New Wave single in a club.
Why Tony Iommi Walked Out of Jethro Tull Audition
Black Sabbath guitarist recalls how short tenure with Ian Anderson’s band almost never happened.
COVID-19 Roundup: David Coverdale Gets Domesticated
Whitesnake leader, Larry Campbell, Megadeth, Metallica, Live Nation, Sony and SoundCloud respond to pandemic.
John Prine Still ‘Very Ill,’ Battling Pneumonia in Both Lungs
Singer-songwriter's wife Fiona says he needs fans "more than ever" as he continues to fight COVID-19.
50 Years Ago: John Lennon Versus the Dirty Squad in Court
His “obscene” 'Bag One' lithographs wound up in court in 1970 - but didn’t stay there long.
When Keith Moon and John Entwistle Were Suspected of Kidnapping
The Who rhythm section landed in trouble with cops over an inflatable doll, the bassist’s unpublished memoir reveals.