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.
Blackberry Smoke to Release Rolling Stones Covers Album
Limited-edition LP ’Stoned’ will arrive on Record Store Day’s Black Friday.
Elton John Postpones Farewell Tour Dates for Hip Surgery
Yellow Brick Road shows moved from 2021 to 2023.
Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Still Loves Looking Back to Early Days: Exclusive Interview
Drummer picks his favorite exhibit from L.A. show, and discusses plans more touring.
Why ‘Becoming Led Zeppelin’ Left Jimmy Page Lost For Words
Guitarist thanks fans for their “love” and “joy” after he attended two documentary screenings.
Roger Waters ‘Went Apes—’ Over Kids Picked for ‘The Wall’ Show
He recalls looking at San Diego choir and thinking: “These are not my kids.”
Suzi Quatro Stays Normal By Keeping an ‘Ego Room’
She makes occasional visits to her awards and memorabilia collection.
Watch ZZ Top Perform Without Injured Dusty Hill
Longtime guitar tech stands in after bassist is sidelined with “hip issue.”
See Paul McCartney Watch Paul McCartney in ‘Find My Way’ Video
Co-creation with Beck appears on ‘McCartney III Imagined’ album.
When Van Halen ‘Murdered’ Black Sabbath on Tour
Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler recall 1978 road trip in excerpt from Eddie Van Halen book.
Ron Wood Says Faces Have Recorded New Music
Rolling Stone, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones last released material in 1973.
Robert Plant’s Lockdown Dreams About John Bonham
Singer says he found himself in “amazing landscapes” with late bandmate, father and son.
Paul McCartney and Rick Rubin Geek Out Over ‘Penny Lane’
Beatles icon recalls pushing trumpeter into playing beyond instrument’s range in ‘McCartney 3, 2, 1.’
That Time Peter Frampton Wrote Two Hits in One Day
He came up with “Show Me the Way” and “Baby, I Love Your Way” at Bahamas hideaway.
Pete Townshend Fears New Who Music Will Miss ‘Mood of the Moment’
Guitarist says their “old-fashioned” approach requires two years for album while younger artists release songs in weeks.
Krist Novoselic Recalls First Nirvana Jam with Dave Grohl
Bassist says there was an “immediate” connection as work on ‘Nevermind’ commenced.
David Crosby Recalls Joni Mitchell Dumping Him by Song
He reflects on “hysterically funny” moment as she sang “That Song About the Midway” twice to make sure he understood.