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.
How Queen and David Bowie Put Themselves ‘Under Pressure’
Brian May recalls challenges of collaborative track where Bowie finally took control.
Paul McCartney ‘Hopefully’ Has Another New Album On the Way
Last year's 'Egypt Station' became his first U.S. No. 1 LP since 1982.
Sammy Hagar Recalls Disastrous Show Opening for Kiss
He was scheduled for 10 performances. There would only be one.
Why Jimmy Page Knew He Had to Re-Record ‘When the Levee Breaks’
He says Led Zeppelin began a “sonic journey” after they finished tracking the song.
Bob Seger’s Proud That ‘Like a Rock’ Sold ‘a Lot of Trucks’
He’d originally held out against Chevrolet’s request to use song in long-running ad campaign.
John Fogerty Is First Artist to Quit Woodstock 50
No previously announced musician is contractually obliged to appear at festival in new location.
Motorhead Announce ‘Overkill’ and ‘Bomber’ Box Set and Reissues
“Exciting, extensive and detailed” career-spanning campaign starts with launch of unreleased “Bomber” live version.
Black Sabbath Started Wearing Crosses to Ward Off Curse
Geezer Butler recalls early moment when his band was targeted by occult group.
How Roger Daltrey Angered Pete Townshend Over New Who Album
Singer explains the difficulties of “climbing in” to guitarist’s songs.
Mick Jagger’s Return to Movie Acting Will Premiere in September
Rolling Stones frontman was filmed for ‘The Burnt Orange Heresy’ before his heart surgery.