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.
COVID-19 Roundup: Queen to Stream Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
Guns N’ Roses, Sammy Hagar, Extreme and John Fogerty react to pandemic, as survey suggests Americans are listening to more new music.
The Song That Kept David Lee Roth in Van Halen
Producer Ted Templeman wanted to fire singer after second show he saw but eventually became impressed by his talent.
Why Kiss Always Supported Their Support Acts
Gene Simmons says his band avoided being “assholes” to rising stars AC/DC, Rush, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue and others.
First U.S. Social Distancing Concert Remains in Doubt
Performer doesn’t think “fan pod” show will take place as a result of coronavirus rules, but promoter insists it will.
Watch the Deleted ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Scene From ‘Almost Famous’
Cameron Crowe's movie makes even more sense with deleted scene.
Watch Dion and Billy Gibbons in New ‘Bam Bang Boom’ Video
Song appears on new album ‘Blues With Friends’ featuring Bruce Springsteen, Jeff Beck, Van Morrison, Paul Simon and others.
Former Bad Company Singer Brian Howe Dead at 66
Vocalist fronted band for five albums in the ‘80s and ‘90s.
Krokus Recall ’80s Fights with Def Leppard, AC/DC
Swiss rockers reflect on effects of living too large in the ‘80s.
Could Drive-In Concerts Be the Way Forward?
Fans and police happy with results of recent live show in Denmark.
COVID-19 Roundup: Queen Release ‘You Are the Champions’ Single
New version of song hails healthcare workers as Dave Grohl, Pearl Jam, Robert Fripp, Wheatus and Record Store Day respond to pandemic.