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.
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.
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.
Why Dave Grohl Was Refused Entry Into Pantera’s Strip Club
Foo Fighters leader recalls failed pilgrimage to party with Vinnie Paul and company.
Lockdown Sends Album Sales to All-Time Low But Vinyl Stays Strong
Coronavirus restrictions give rise to estimated smallest retail week since LP format began.
Watch Graham Nash, Paul Stanley, Elvis Costello Lockdown Shows
Artists entertain from home while David Byrne, Robbie Robertson and Ozzy Osbourne react to coronavirus pandemic.
Jimmy Page Recalls Led Zeppelin’s First Rehearsal
Guitarist says all four musicians felt “profoundly connected” after 1968 gathering.
Elton John Hopes Coronavirus Will Make Him Less Selfish
He talks up “silver lining” during lockdown, while Stevie Nicks and Radiohead respond to pandemic.
Ted Nugent Says Coronavirus Is Slap From Mother Nature
He lists three rules for surviving in life, as Neil Young, David Coverdale, the Beatles and Liam Gallagher respond to pandemic.
Alice Cooper’s ‘Glass Three Quarters Full’ Coronavirus Approach
Veteran singer discusses responsibility to crew and fans amid pandemic.
Sammy Hagar’s ‘Road Trip’ TV Show Returns for Fifth Season
New episodes feature Gary Cherone, Def Leppard, Brian May, Joe Walsh, Ted Nugent and others.