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.
Battle Over Early Beatles Demo Valued at $6 Million Goes to Court
Sound engineer Geoff Emerick kept 1962 session despite being told to destroy it — and now label want it back.
David Crosby Says He ‘May Never Play Guitar Again’
Attempt to treat finger injury failed - but he’s positive about upcoming album with Michael McDonald and Donald Fagen.
Nearly All Independent Venues May Fail to Survive Lockdown
Survey suggests coronavirus threatens permanent closure for 90 percent of locations.
Former UFO Guitarist Paul ‘Tonka’ Chapman Dead at 66
Welsh-born musician dies on his birthday.
Dee Snider Working on ‘Powerfully Disturbing’ Horror Movie
Twisted Sister frontman will direct his own script for ‘My Enemy’s Enemy,’ based on real-life crime spree.
Neil Peart Honored With Pavilion in Home City
“Conclusive” poll of residents results in Rush drummer’s name being preserved at site that inspired 1975 song “Lakeside Park.”
Bob Kulick Won’t Have Traditional Funeral Due to COVID-19
Brother Bruce asks fans to “continue celebrating” late guitarist until proper memorial can take place.
Meat Loaf Thanks Bob Kulick For ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Success
Singer says late guitarist’s help in making album a hit “can never be repaid.”
Mr. Big ‘Got Screwed’ Over Last Album, Says Billy Sheehan
Bassist’s comments come after Eric Martin described making ‘Defying Gravity’ as “being thrown against a wall.”
Elton John ‘Put the Hours In’ to Get Noticed For Cocaine Use
Singer reflected on his career during ‘Rocketman’ virtual watch party.
The Day Freddie Mercury’s Mustache Appeared
Queen icon’s 1980 new look split fans and friends - but not his bandmates.
How Paul McCartney Helped Jimmy Buffett Make His New Album
First LP in seven years came after Macca offered “good feedback.”