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.
Elton John ‘Put the Hours In’ to Get Noticed For Cocaine Use
Singer reflected on his career during ‘Rocketman’ virtual watch party.
The Day Freddie Mercury’s Mustache Appeared
Queen icon’s 1980 new look split fans and friends - but not his bandmates.
Neil Finn, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie Launch Song for Homeless
Fleetwood Mac bandmates guest on Finn’s fundraising song “Find Your Way Back Home.”
COVID-19 Roundup: Led Zeppelin Stage ‘Celebration Day’ Watch Party
Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, Sammy Hagar, Pearl Jam and Dave Matthews also respond to pandemic.
Michael Sweet Recalls ‘Short-Lived’ Stint With Boston
Stryper frontman says he was “shocked” to be asked to replace Brad Delp in 2007.
The Struggle to Bring Michael McDonald Into the Doobie Brothers
Patrick Simmons recalls coming up with a solution to missing-frontman problem in 1975 - but no one else seemed enthusiastic.
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.
Graham Nash Says He’s Half Way Into Writing New Album
After singer-songwriter's tour was postponed, he says lockdown hasn’t made a big difference to his life.
Listen to an AC/DC Song Written by Artificial Intelligence
YouTuber creates “Great Balls” after processing band’s lyrics through computer.