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.
The Day Freddie Mercury’s Mustache Appeared
Queen icon’s 1980 new look split fans and friends - but not his bandmates.
20 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Return With ‘The Wicker Man’
Six-piece lineup stated its intentions with first single from ‘Brave New World’ a year after Bruce Dickinson’s return.
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.
Neil Finn, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie Launch Song for Homeless
Fleetwood Mac bandmates guest on Finn’s fundraising song “Find Your Way Back Home.”
Alice Cooper Considers What His Biopic Would Be Like
He says there’s a strong story in the fact that he “did not appeal to everybody” - and wants Johnny Depp to play lead role.
David Crosby and Joe Walsh to Play Joe Biden Fundraiser Show
Virtual concert titled ‘Rock Out on a Night In’ also stars Sheryl Crow and others.
COVID-19 Roundup: Led Zeppelin Stage ‘Celebration Day’ Watch Party
Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, Sammy Hagar, Pearl Jam and Dave Matthews also respond to pandemic.
Michael Sweet Recalls ‘Short-Lived’ Stint With Boston
Stryper frontman says he was “shocked” to be asked to replace Brad Delp in 2007.