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.
55 Years Ago: Charlie Watts Publishes ‘Ode to a Highflying Bird’
Rolling Stones drummer paid tribute to his jazz hero in handmade work.
Kaleidoscope Co-Founder Chris Darrow Dead at 75
Psychedelic and country-rock pioneer worked with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Linda Ronstadt, Leonard Cohen and others.
Rush Music Sales Rise by More Than 2,000 Percent
Neil Peart’s death means albums and songs are expected to return to charts.
Bret Michaels to Undergo Skin Cancer Surgery
Poison singer aims for “awesome” year despite health setback.
Mark Knopfler Remembers the Real Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits frontman says only “three or four” people saw London pub show despite “fictitious” claims.
Kirk Hammett Recording With Fleetwood Mac Ex Peter Green
Book and music project to arrive this year.
Marc Bolan’s Ex Dreamed of Him Before Rock Hall Nod
T. Rex icon was “nervous” not “worried,” son told Gloria Jones.
Lemmy and Son’s ‘Gods of the Arena’ Project Put on Hold
Album would have featured Motorhead icon’s friends on material he worked on with Bob Kulick.
Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John Duet Makes Sharon Osbourne Cry
She says she can’t listen to “Ordinary Man” all the way through.
Listen to Unreleased Live Version of Cream’s ‘Crossroads’
Performance from 1968 included on upcoming ‘Goodbye Tour Live’ box set.