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.
Visit John Lennon’s 1971 Home in New ‘Isolation’ Video
Raw studio mix from upcoming box set offers tour of private rooms.
Billy Joel’s ‘Piano Man’ Sheet Music ‘Horribly Wrong’ for Years
Songwriter's musical director says paperwork is to blame for people thinking “I guess I suck.”
Def Leppard Auction Goes Inside Rick Allen’s Arm Loss
Drummer’s former girlfriend Miriam Barendsen decides to part with ‘80s mementos to help fund animal-rescue program.
Mick Jagger Found Writing His Memoir ‘Dull and Upsetting’
Rolling Stones singer admits large advance payment was “the seductive part” of abandoned book.
Why Def Leppard Will Never Release Jim Steinman ‘Hysteria’ Tapes
Joe Elliott recalls eight-week, six-figure studio mess as fourth album took shape.
Eric Bloom Won’t Have ‘(Don’t Fear) The Reaper’ at His Funeral
Blue Oyster Cult frontman looks back at his band’s best and worst albums.
Why Mick Jagger Jokingly Threatened Michael Anthony’s Bass Tech
Rolling Stones singer played revenge prank years after backstage incident.
Kiss, Alice Cooper Prop-Maker Cleve Hall Dead at 61
Acclaimed special effects artist was subject of ‘Monster Man’ reality show.
Paul McCartney’s Multiple Bids to Back Out of ‘Carpool Karaoke’
James Corden told ex-Beatle behavior was “unacceptable” in run-up to celebrated 2018 TV special.
Brian May and Roger Taylor Recall Chances to Quit Queen
Pre-fame guitarist was invited to join Sparks while drummer was linked to Genesis.