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 Crosby Calls Woodstock 50 Organization ‘Grubby’
He reveals he backed out privately before event collapsed, while Country Joe McDonald says promoter was “unbelievably rude.”
Perry Farrell Regrets ‘Tragic Relationship’ With David Bowie
Jane’s Addiction singer upset his hero by accidentally handing out his phone number and email address.
Revisiting the ‘Forgotten Woodstock’ of 1989
How 30,000 people staged a word-of-mouth anniversary celebration at Bethel, and almost no one else noticed.
Couple on Woodstock Album Cover Is Still Together
Subjects of iconic 1969 photo didn’t know it had been taken until they saw it on LP sleeve the following year.
Frehley’s Comet to Reunite at Kiss Kruise Fest
Space Ace will perform with former colleagues and his current band at event associated with Kiss Kruise in October.
Robert Plant Recalls Being Told to Stop Singing ‘Weird S—’
Singer’s label boss Ahmet Ertegun inspired Honeydrippers EP of ‘50s and ‘60s classics.
How ‘I Hate Myself for Loving You’ Became Joan Jett’s Hugest Song
The 1988 song went from moderate hit to football anthem decades later.
15 Years Ago: Dave Matthews Band’s Bus Poops on Chicago
Mud City got muddier when driver emptied septic tank over tour boat in incident known as “Poopgate.”
Which Rock Giant Will Release Their Next Album First?
Rating the chances of AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, Iron Maiden and others launching new LPs soon.
10 Years Ago: Steven Tyler’s Stage Fall Triggers Aerosmith Meltdown
By the time singer was being flown to a hospital, his bandmates had already reached a breaking point with him.