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 a Foo Fighter Ended Up in Prince’s ‘Raspberry Beret’ Video
Pat Smear failed 1985 audition but was called back for one reason.
Slash, Elton John, Wolfgang Van Halen Sing for Taylor Hawkins
Peers of late Foo Fighters drummer pay tribute with live performances and poetry.
Whitesnake Discussing New Album to Follow Farewell Tour
New bassist Tanya O'Callaghan says David Coverdale won't stop writing music.
Genesis Play Last-Ever Show With Peter Gabriel in Audience
Phil Collins jokes about members needing “real jobs” after Last Domino? tour ends.
Prince Estate Aims to Shut Down Purple Rain Wine Brand
Makers say Prince's anti-alcohol stance eliminates chance of false association.
Van Halen’s Yoko Ono? Valerie Bertinelli Denies Claim
Late guitarist’s ex-wife says David Lee Roth never liked her, but she didn't cause split.
Def Leppard Likely Won’t Return to ‘Standard’ Studio Work
Guitarist Phil Collen says remote recording amid pandemic turned out to be "constantly exciting."
Watch Rod Stewart Repairing Road Near His Home
“My Ferrari can’t go through here at all,” he says of potholed surface.
How Keith Richards Quietly Quit Smoking
Rolling Stones guitarist says he doesn't miss 55-year habit.
The ‘Hysteria’ Song That Made Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Cringe
Guitarist "fumbled" solo on 1987 album, but he's over it.
Queen Are Most-Played Rock Band on Radio Around the World
Analytics service claims annual stats prove genre is “resurrected.”
Robert Plant Wanted to Flee From Alison Krauss Tryout Session
Led Zeppelin legend felt "exposed and vulnerable" as duet album ‘Raising Sand’ began to form.
Watch Michael Anthony Sing Van Halen Classics Onstage
Bassist takes over from Sammy Hagar at Circle show for "Runnin' With the Devil" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love."
Neil Young May Have Cost Spotify $2 Billion
Fallout over Joe Rogan controversy continues as Nils Lofgren is latest to remove his catalog.
Watch the Queen’s Guard Pay Tribute to Meat Loaf
British soldiers play brass version of "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" on Buckingham Palace grounds.
Eagles Planned How to Play Shows with Sick or Angry Members
Bernie Leadon says “consistency and discipline” helped make the band’s name.