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.
Classic Rock Stars Dominate First Week of Rock Hall Fan Voting
Over 835,000 votes were submitted in the first week of polling.
Helix Drummer Greg ‘Fritz’ Hinz Dead After Secret Cancer Battle
The band’s answer to David Lee Roth had been diagnosed in 2023, bandmate Brian Vollmer confirms.
Brian Wilson Has Dementia, Family Applies for Conservatorship
Beach Boys visionary will remain free to do anything he wants to if judge allows legal move following the death of his wife and manager Melinda.
Hear Slash Add Vietnam-Era Vibe to Dandy Warhols’ New Single
Guns N’ Roses guitarist called in for “I’d Like to Help You With Your Problem” after band accepted they couldn’t play what they needed.
Brian May Says He Never Liked Queen and Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure’
Guitarist hoped 1981 collaboration would sound like the Who, then realized arguing over mix “was going to be a fight.”
Liam Gallagher Says ‘F––– the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’
Singer gives one-line response to Oasis' nomination for class of 2024 as public voting starts.
David Bowie Gave Lulu a Hit and It Became One of Her Few Regrets
Scottish pop star with soulful voice recalls running from relationship in 'Young Americans' era, and the moment Jimi Hendrix trashed her TV show.
When Ace Frehley Got Upstaged After Trading Signature Sound for Free Gear
Opening act’s guitarist had the Space Ace’s audio impact - but his own new setup “sounded like shit.”
Bob Ezrin: New MC5 Album is ‘Masterful Testament to Wayne Kramer’
Producer says Heavy Lifting captures late guitarist at height of his powers, and the mantra among musical guests was “We are all MC5.”
Why Run-D.M.C. Believed ‘Walk This Way’ Would End Their Career
Instead, the 1986 collaboration with Aerosmith taught rapper Darryl McDaniels a valuable lesson.
Woodstock Star Melanie Dead at 76
Singer hit with “Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)," which she wrote about her 1969 festival experience.
Rick Wakeman Announces Final Solo Tour, with New Yes-Based Music
Keyboardist will present 30-minute sonata before going off the road to concentrate on composing and recording.