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.
David Lee Roth Recalls ‘Furniture’ Call From David Bowie
Van Halen frontman knew his friend’s life had changed forever.
Queen Become First Band on U.K. Coin
50th anniversary collectables designed by fan who works at Royal Mint.
Kaleidoscope Co-Founder Chris Darrow Dead at 75
Psychedelic and country-rock pioneer worked with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Linda Ronstadt, Leonard Cohen and others.
Mark Knopfler Remembers the Real Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits frontman says only “three or four” people saw London pub show despite “fictitious” claims.
Sammy Hagar, Rick Springfield to Lead Eddie Money Tribute Show
February concert also features George Thorogood, John Waite and Mickey Thomas, with more to be announced.
Metallica, Elton John and Others Donate to Australia Fire Funds
Queen linked with benefit concert next month as more than $140 million is raised.
Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick to Tour North America Together
Summer road trip runs from July 21 to Sept. 5, with tickets on sale this week.
Elton John’s ’Rocketman’ Wins Two Golden Globes
Fantasy biopic secures Best Actor award for Taron Egerton and Best Song for "I’m Gonna Love Me Again."
Why Eagles Referenced Steely Dan in ‘Hotel California’
“Joke sculpture” approach to lyrics inspired Don Henley and Glenn Frey’s attempts to expand their horizons.
How Taxi Cabs and Laundromats Figure in Blondie’s Career
Debbie Harry and Chris Stein recall how their hits “Hanging on the Telephone” and “Heart of Glass” came about.