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 Alice Cooper Talked Johnny Depp Into Singing ‘Heroes’
Actor had forgotten he could perform lead vocals before Hollywood Vampires added David Bowie classic to new album ‘Rise.’
Brian May Explains Difference Between Adam Lambert and Paul Rodgers
Guitarist celebrates younger singer’s abilities and explains why stint with Free frontman had to end.
Watch New Version of Freddie Mercury’s ’Time Waits for No One’
Stripped-down version of 1986 single focuses on Queen icon’s voice with new piano part.
Mick Fleetwood Regrets Going Public With Band Dramas
Fleetwood Mac co-founder accepts they “asked for that trouble” that overshadowed their music for years.
How the Eagles’ ‘Those Shoes’ Was Inspired by Jazz and Joe Walsh
Don Felder recalls wanting to tie in Miles Davis and talkbox for dueling effect on track from ‘The Long Run.’
Nick Mason Thought Roger Waters Was Joking About Guest Appearance
The drummer's Saucerful of Secrets solo band recently completed their first U.S. tour.
How REO Speedwagon Found ‘Sunken Treasure’ with ‘Take It on the Run’
Singer Kevin Cronin says the hit single wasn’t meant to appear on ‘Hi Infidelity.’
Dr. John Completed Final Album Before He Died
Colleagues say he knew LP would be his last as he struggled with frail health to finish it.
Brian May Says Queen Were ‘Always on the Verge of Splitting Up’
Guitarist says tension among strong personalities is what made their music so great.
Steely Dan, Nirvana and Others React to Fire Loss of Master Tapes
Label does not address how many master tapes burned in backlot blaze while potentially affected artists wait for more details.