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.
Brian May Says Queen Had ‘Unfair Advantage’ at Live Aid
Band’s retrospective video series covers their triumphant 20-minute show in 1985.
Alice Cooper Used to Cry When He Looked at Stage Costume
Shock-rock legend recalls ‘80s addiction hell.
Donald Fagen: Steely Dan Might Have Become Like the Grateful Dead
He recalls early influences as he and Walter Becker struggled to establish themselves.
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Release New Song ‘High and Lonesome’
Listen to the only original song on their second album, ‘Raise the Roof.’
Rush’s Alex Lifeson ‘Not Interested’ in Touring Again
Rush guitarist is surprised how little he misses being onstage.
Stones Studio Sessions Will be ‘Difficult’ Without Charlie Watts
Mick Jagger recalls recent final recording work with late drummer.
Why Freddie Mercury Wouldn’t Let Queen Write Political Songs
Roger Taylor says late frontman would never forgive him if he became too “preachy.”
Roger Daltrey: ‘I Don’t See the Point’ of ‘Who’s Next’ 50th Tour
Singer also has no interest in planning a box set for 1971 LP, saying, "That’s record company business."
Scorpions Announce New Album ‘Rock Believer’
First single featuring ex-Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee arrives this month.
Ringo Starr Says Paul McCartney Pushed Beatles Beyond Just Two LPs
Drummer says “lazy” band thought “Oh, no, not again!” when they were called into studio.