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.
Rolling Stones Given Mars Rock Honor
Watch Robert Downey Jr. announce NASA naming fast-moving boulder "Rolling Stones Rock."
David Crosby Calls Woodstock 50 Organization ‘Grubby’
He reveals he backed out privately before event collapsed, while Country Joe McDonald says promoter was “unbelievably rude.”
Revisiting the ‘Forgotten Woodstock’ of 1989
How 30,000 people staged a word-of-mouth anniversary celebration at Bethel, and almost no one else noticed.
Couple on Woodstock Album Cover Is Still Together
Subjects of iconic 1969 photo didn’t know it had been taken until they saw it on LP sleeve the following year.
‘Abbey Road’ Artist Was Told He’d Destroyed the Beatles
John Kosh recalls angry call from record label boss after LP was designed without any text on the cover.
What the Beatles Did After ‘Abbey Road’ Cover Shoot
Roadie’s diary reveals how bandmates went their separate ways when they found themselves with three hours to spare.
10 Years Ago: Steven Tyler’s Stage Fall Triggers Aerosmith Meltdown
By the time singer was being flown to a hospital, his bandmates had already reached a breaking point with him.
Meat Loaf Settles Lawsuit Over ‘I’d Do Anything For Love’
The chart-topping song played a major role in his early '90s-era comeback.
Mick Jagger’s Return to Movie Acting Will Premiere in September
Rolling Stones frontman was filmed for ‘The Burnt Orange Heresy’ before his heart surgery.
New Doobie Brothers Music to Be Released in 2020
Five-track EP co-written with producer John Shanks features “modern edge,” says Tom Johnston.