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.
Paul McCartney’s Brother Could Have Split the Beatles
Younger sibling Mike says “fortuitous” injury avoided Fab Four ending up like Oasis.
When Eric Clapton Felt ‘Insulted’ by Eddie Van Halen, Brian May
They hoped Slowhand would enjoy his ’Star Fleet Project’ dedication - but he didn’t.
Brian May Says Queen Had ‘Unfair Advantage’ at Live Aid
Band’s retrospective video series covers their triumphant 20-minute show in 1985.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen Join Guns N’ Roses on Stage
He guests on “Paradise City” at end of Florida show.
Why Steven Van Zandt Quit the E Street Band
“Underboss” says he should “never have left” as he details departure and return in new book.
Elton John Postpones Farewell Tour Dates for Hip Surgery
Yellow Brick Road shows moved from 2021 to 2023.
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Arnel Pineda Teases Journey About Steve Perry Return
Current singer still hopes to see former frontman making at least a guest appearance.
Kiss Confirm New Years’ Eve Show World Records
‘Kiss 2020 Goodbye’ show scores two entries for pyro effects while third awaits verification.
Elton John Wants to Play Shows Without His Hits
He said “if I have to go back and play ‘Crocodile Rock’ again … ’I’m gonna kill myself.”
‘You Ain’t the First’ Became Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Drunken Pirate Song’
They tracked “You Ain’t the First” after a boozy afternoon, despite producer trying to send them home.
Brian May’s ‘Moment of Great Joy’ in Studio With Eddie Van Halen
Guitarist described spontaneous 1983 ‘Star Fleet Project’ sessions as "exhilarating."
Watch New Video of Eddie Van Halen Visiting Jason Becker in 1996
Former David Lee Roth guitarist shares unreleased footage of “incredible love” shot during weakest moments of ill health.
Watch New Video for Tom Petty’s ’Something Could Happen’
Long-lost track finally appeared on ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest' set.
Elton John Says ‘No One Needs’ a New Album From Him
Veteran is enjoying the feeling of not knowing what he’ll do next.
Paul McCartney Reveals the ‘Nicest Thing’ About Having Money
He recalls making decision to become rich after hearing arguments over cash as a child.