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 David Bowie Broke Dave Grohl’s Heart
Foo Fighters leader looks back on lighthearted email exchange that left promise of working together.
How David Bowie Saved Peter Frampton’s Life
Guitarist recalls airplane scare during 1987 world tour.
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’
She sings 1975 song at campfire on ‘SNL’ while the Killers cover Tom Petty.
Gene Simmons on Billion-Dollar COVID-19 Losses: ‘So What?’
Kiss star argues there are more important things at stake than money in global emergency.
Bob Dylan’s Handwritten ‘Times’ Lyrics on Sale For $2.2 Million
Auctioneer also values handwritten “Subterranean Homesick Blues” words at $1.2 million.
Listen to New Bob Dylan Song, ‘I Contain Multitudes’
Second surprise release in three weeks references David Bowie in lyrics.
Why Joe Satriani Won’t Play COVID-19 Home Shows
Guitarist explains why idea of performing via webcam “kind of offends” him.
COVID-19 Roundup: Hospital Plays Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ as Patients Leave
Steve Perry, Duff McKagan, Bumblefoot, Peter Gabriel and others react to pandemic.
COVID-19 Roundup: Pandemic Brought Tony Iommi Closer to Ozzy Osbourne
Black Sabbath, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Megadeth, Melvins, Grateful Dead, Radiohead and others respond to global emergency.
COVID-19 Roundup: Paul McCartney and Elton John Lead TV Special
'One World' show features more big names, as Tony Iommi, Paul Stanley, Sammy Hagar, Paul Simon and others respond to pandemic.
Riot Guitarist Lou ‘L.A.’ Kouvaris Dead at 66
Guitarist had reportedly exhibited coronavirus symptoms but no cause of death has been announced.
Listen to Bob Dylan’s New Song, ‘Murder Most Foul’
Legendary singer-songwriter releases 17-minute track that he says fans “might find interesting.”