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.
Rolling Stones Discuss Pre-Show Rituals
"I have Bob Marley things that I kind of sometimes do and move around to."
Journey and Def Leppard Kick Off Tour: Videos, Set Lists
The summer tour season is just getting started. Two classic rock giants launched their run together last night.
Watch Steve Perry Surprise ‘American Idol’ Contestant Who Sang ‘Don’t Stop Believin”
Gaby Barrett didn't know Journey's former singer was hidden in the audience.
John Lennon’s Sister Wants Beatles Fans to Buy Parts of Strawberry Field
John Lennon’s sister is leading a campaign to offer Beatles fans the chance to own a part of Strawberry Field, and support a benefit campaign in the process.
Journey ‘Haven’t Given Up’ on New Album
Jonathan Cain says Journey “know what we need to do” to record a new album.
Beach Boys Announce Philharmonic Orchestra Album
The Beach Boys announced a collaborative album that features the group’s classic vocals mixed with new arrangements by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
George Harrison’s First Electric Guitar Up for Auction
The first electric guitar owned by George Harrison will be auctioned later this month.
Jonathan Cain Recalls Moment Steve Perry Quit Journey
Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain’s new memoir includes his recollection of the moment singer Steve Perry announced he was quitting the band.
Guitar Center Reportedly Facing ‘Imminent Bankrupcty’
Financial service firm S&P downgrades Guitar Center chain of stores, indicating likelihood of bankruptcy in the near future.
Prince’s Official Memoir to Be Published This Year
Prince's official memoir, written after a deal was struck just weeks before his death in 2016, will be published near the end of this year.
$17,500 Yoko Ono Rock Stolen from Museum
A rock that was part of a Yoko Ono art installation, valued at $17,500, has been stolen from a Toronto museum.
Going to Concerts Can Extend Your Life, Study Says
A behavioral science study has concluded that attending concerts on a regular basis could extend your life by up to nine years.