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 Elton John Made John Lennon ‘Physically Sick’
Beatle was “terrified” after losing a bet that led to a stage appearance in 1974.
John Lennon Still Influences Paul McCartney’s Songs
Macca always asks himself “What would John say?” when he’s writing.
Ronnie Wood Recalls Giving Up Drinking and Drugs
Watch Rolling Stone discuss his “brave move” in 2009 — and why it worked this time.
Uriah Heep and Ozzy Osbourne Drummer Lee Kerslake Dead at 73
Drummer with Uriah Heep, Ozzy Osbourne and others, died after a battle with cancer.
Micky Dolenz Recalls Nearly Becoming the Fonz
Monkees star is glad Henry Winkler won timeless TV role after ‘Happy Days’ creator chose between them.
Eddie Money’s Guitarist Says He’s Owed $1.5 Million
John Nelson files court papers against late singer’s estate.
Little Richard Song Chosen as New ‘Monday Night Football’ Theme
Revamped version of “Rip It Up” will open show during new season.
Kool and the Gang Co-Founder Ronald Bell Dead at 68
Multi-instrumentalist co-wrote hits including “Celebration,” “Ladies’ Night” and “Jungle Boogie.”
Mick Jagger Admits the Rolling Stones Have Been ‘Lazy’
Singer cites example of lost ‘Goats Head Soup’ tracks and also says people should take his quotes with “pinch of salt.”
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls ‘Peaceful’ Murder Bid on Sharon
Black Sabbath icon was on drugs when he choked his wife in 1989.
Frankie Banali Spent 10 Years in Pain, Says Wife
Late Quiet Riot drummer sacrificed shoulder surgery to avoid putting band on hold.
Replacements Biopic Under Production
Director Josh Boone names actors who’ll play Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson.