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.
When the Beatles Overcame Doubts to Release ‘Yesterday’
Paul McCartney was worried that he’d stolen classic track, and his bandmates feared it would look like a split.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls ‘Peaceful’ Murder Bid on Sharon
Black Sabbath icon was on drugs when he choked his wife in 1989.
Technology Is Holding Back Metallica’s Songwriting
Lars Ulrich says band members struggle to find energy while working remotely.
Ozzy Osbourne Video Was ‘Wink’ to Planned Biopic
Son Jack says “Under the Graveyard” clip offers an insight, but they’re still struggling to bring story down to movie length.
Metallica’s Drive-In Filming Session Was Nearly Canceled
Winery owner had to keep plans secret after officials became concerned about “bad precedent.”
Lost Steely Dan ‘Second Arrangement’ Tapes Found
Rehearsal recordings were made the night before track was accidentally deleted.
Walter Lure of Punk Rock Pioneers the Heartbreakers Dead at 71
Punk pioneer appeared on the pioneering punk rock band's only album, ‘L.A.M.F.’
Slash, Joe Elliott and Nikki Sixx Release Drug-Awareness Song
Sixx:A.M. track “Maybe It’s Time” will feature in new movie about opioid crisis.
40 Years Ago: Queen Reach Their U.S. Peak With ‘The Game’ Tour
They couldn’t know it at the time, but they’d never top their 49-date North American run.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Demo of ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’
‘Wildflowers’ project is underway and will include previously unreleased track.