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.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Explain Why Their Farewell Tour is Taking So Long
“I’ve said it myself – like, 'God, they're still on their farewell tour?'”
Pete Townshend Recalls Overdose with Phil Lynott
Who guitarist laughs about “big disappointment” before he gave up drugs.
Neil Young’s Bid to Become American Citizen Blocked
Delay blamed on doubts over “good moral character” as a result of his marijuana use.
How ZZ Top Found Their Trademark Studio Sound
Studio owner recalls playing trick on producer Bill Ham to secure trademark tone.
Listen to New Rod Stewart Song ‘Stop Loving Her Today’
Track appears on orchestral album ‘You're In My Heart' – which he doesn't completely love.
Hear the Band’s ‘Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever’ at Woodstock
Full performance from 1969 appears for first time on ‘The Band’ 50th-anniversary edition.
Roger Taylor Talked Taylor Hawkins Out of Joining Guns N’ Roses
Foo Fighters drummer recalls advice from Queen counterpart when late ‘90s invitation came.
Ric Ocasek’s Wife Responds to Being Left Out of His Will
Paulina Porizkova says her tributes to late Cars singer came after she’d discovered his wishes.
Joe Walsh Channeled George Harrison for John Lennon Song
Eagles guitarist admits he didn’t know how to approach "Grow Old With Me" on Ringo Starr’s latest album.
30 Years Ago: Phil Collins Goes Straight-Faced for ‘ … But Seriously’
He took advantage of five-year gap since previous album to tread new ground with massive results.