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.
35 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release Backstage Argument as B-Side
“Mission From ‘Arry” was recorded by Bruce Dickinson as Steve Harris and Nicko McBrain fought over stage incident.
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.
Woodstock Drifters Warned Against Visiting Festival Site
Those without tickets or travel passes will be allowed 30-minute stay via shuttle bus during 50th-anniversary weekend.
Bruce Springsteen Took ‘Next to No Money’ for ‘Blinded by the Light’
Movie’s star Viveik Kalra recalls unexpected meeting with Boss at premiere.
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.
Def Leppard Launch ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency: Set List, Video
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers kicked off their latest Las Vegas stint in emphatic fashion.
David Crosby Says Music Business Is Heading for ‘Middle Ages’
He predicts environment where artists will create works-to-order for patrons.
Jimmy Page Loses Planning Battle with Neighbor
After fight with Robbie Williams, Led Zeppelin guitarist objected to plans for three 20" high trellises.
Duane Allman’s ‘Layla’ Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million
The 1957 Gibson Les Paul had been with same owner since 1977.