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.
Record Labels Blackout to Protest Against Killing of George Floyd
“The show must be paused” message to be supported by day of “disconnect from work” on June 2.
How Paul McCartney Helped Jimmy Buffett Make His New Album
First LP in seven years came after Macca offered “good feedback.”
The Police Song That Makes Stewart Copeland Turn Off the Radio
Drummer can’t listen to closing seconds of “Message in a Bottle” and blames guitarist Andy Summers for it.
Joe Walsh Becomes Public Radio DJ
Eagles guitarist chooses to host show on station that “serves the community I live in.”
Listen to Eric Clapton’s Unreleased Duet With B.B. King
“Rollin’ and Tumblin’” is one of two tracks added to ‘Riding With the King’ for reissue.
Hear Tommy Shaw Cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Going to California’
Styx frontman says archive track found “new purpose” during coronavirus lockdown.
Roger Daltrey Refuses COVID-19 Advice to Lock Himself Indoors
The Who singer says people “can’t wrap ourselves in cotton wool” despite being in a high-risk demographic.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Son Hails His Work Ethic
Jack Osbourne says his dad is among a “small class” including Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger.
Roger Waters Says David Gilmour Won’t Let Him Access Pink Floyd Fans
He regrets that 30 million followers weren’t told about his new version of “Mother.”
See Roger Waters Play Lockdown Version of Pink Floyd’s ‘Mother’
Video features members of his band performing from home.