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.
See New Animated Video for Leon Russell’s ‘Tight Rope’: Premiere
Clip is first in a series honoring late artist’s legacy, 50 years after self-titled debut.
How the Beatles’ ‘Blackbird’ Took Flight From Racism
Paul McCartney was inspired by disgraceful scenes in ‘50s America to write a message to a fictional black girl.
Did Industry Politics Sour Steve Perry-Neal Schon Relationship?
Journey guitarist regrets dramatic changes that took place while former singer was promoting solo album ‘Traces.’
Listen to Tom Petty’s Demo of ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’
‘Wildflowers’ project is underway and will include previously unreleased track.
AC/DC’s Chris Slade Recalls ‘Shock’ of Brian Johnson’s Departure
Drummer says the arrival of Axl Rose was an equal surprise during lineup turmoil of 2016.
Joe Elliott Recalls Five-Month Struggle to Save His Voice
Def Leppard singer says his doctor mentioned retirement in 2016.
Herd Immunity Fest to Welcome Live Audience in July
Promoter announces outdoor event despite coronavirus, saying, "As humans, we need other human contact.”
When James Bond Dissed the Beatles
Both success stories began on the same day - and their paths would cross on a number of occasions.
New ZZ Top Album Could Contain Song They Started 50 Years Ago
Billy Gibbons says work will soon commence on record that might include Jeff Beck guest spot.
Metallica and Kiss Members Appear in ‘Creem’ Magazine Movie
Watch trailer for documentary due in theaters in August.