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.
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.
Neil Young Releases ‘Lost’ Album ‘Summer Songs’
1987 recording contains original versions of tracks that appeared on later LPs.
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.