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.
5 Reasons T. Rex Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Marc Bolan kick-started British glam rock, but that’s not the only argument in his favor.
Lars Ulrich Says James Hetfield Is Enduring ‘Bump on the Road’
Metallica drummer grateful for “overwhelming” fan support over frontman’s return to rehab.
How Freddie Mercury Teased Elton John Backstage at Live Aid
Queen frontman criticized old friend’s hat after being complimented over iconic performance.
Tommy Thayer Was Never Officially Asked to Join Kiss
Guitarist explains that being told to grow his hair was the only indication he ever got.
Motley Crue, Blink-182 and Iron Maiden Lead Rock Hall Fan Poll
Museum visitors have cast more than 80,000 votes as class of 2020 announcement looms.
Unreleased Tom Petty Music Recovered After Theft
Man arrested after stealing more than $100,0000 of instruments and gear from storage unit.
Elton John Recalls Shooting Down Rod Stewart Blimp
He recalls tit-for-tat promo-material battle in “Sharon and Phyllis” friendly feud.
Steve Miller Hated Jimi Hendrix’s Burning Guitar Stunt
He calls late icon’s memorable moment at Monterey “pathetic.”
Watch Guns N’ Roses Play ‘Locomotive’ for First Time in 27 Years
Funk-rock song was last performed during ‘Use Your Illusion’ tour.
Ginger Baker Had ‘Heart of Gold’ Says Steve Winwood
Guitarist pays tribute to late drummer alongside his son and Jack Bruce’s family.