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.
10 Years Ago: Steven Tyler’s Stage Fall Triggers Aerosmith Meltdown
By the time singer was being flown to a hospital, his bandmates had already reached a breaking point with him.
Woodstock 50 Was Doomed 7 Months Ago, Promoter Admits
Michael Lang is taking responsibility for the "biggest factor" in the festival's failure.
Sammy Hagar Recalls Disastrous Show Opening for Kiss
He was scheduled for 10 performances. There would only be one.
John Fogerty Is First Artist to Quit Woodstock 50
No previously announced musician is contractually obliged to appear at festival in new location.
Watch Trailer for ZZ Top Movie ‘That Little Ol’ Band From Texas’
Banger Films production premieres on Aug. 13 and ties in with group’s 50th-anniversary tour.
Black Sabbath Started Wearing Crosses to Ward Off Curse
Geezer Butler recalls early moment when his band was targeted by occult group.
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Video Hits One Billion YouTube Views
The 1975 clip is only one from before the ‘90s to pass milestone - with a third of views coming since the release of Freddie Mercury biopic.
Listen to Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Proud Mary’ at Woodstock
John Fogerty explains why his band didn’t appear in iconic festival movie as release of live set approaches.
Watch Ringo Starr Guest on Paul McCartney’s U.S. Tour Finale
Joe Walsh also makes appearance at Dodger Stadium show.
Woodstock ’69 Crowd Was Moments From ‘Mass Electrocution’
Scared that 400,000 might die as power cable disintegrated, scared that crowd might riot if the music stopped, festival organizers prepared to take their own lives.
Lead Actor Named for Elvis Presley Biopic
‘The Dead Don’t Die’ and ‘Once Upon at Time in Hollywood’ star Austin Butler will appear alongside Tom Hanks.
All Four Beatles Were Originally to Appear in ‘Yesterday’
Writer Richard Curtis reveals how Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Star would have been seen in fantasy movie.