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.
Neil Finn Would ‘Gladly Step Aside’ for Lindsey Buckingham
Crowded House leader recalls “bolt out of nowhere” invitation from Mick Fleetwood to join Fleetwood Mac.
Small Venues Still at Risk as COVID Cash Fails to Arrive
“Not a single penny” released five months after Save Our Stages bill was passed.
Steve Lukather: Eddie Van Halen ‘Misinterpreted’ by Guitarists
Toto founder says his friend of 40 years was upset by shredding craze.
Jim Morrison’s Fame Led Dad to Offer Resignation From U.S. Navy
Doors legend's sister recalls how flag officer feared counterculture connection might “upset the apple cart” with his commanding superiors.
Robert Plant: Writing Like Bob Dylan Is More Than I Can Imagine
Led Zeppelin legend hails those who can “voice somebody else’s condition” in their lyrics.
Beatles Movie Explores ‘Paradox’ of Their Success in India
Author and director Ajoy Bose says country took Fab Four to their hearts because they “didn’t behave like Britishers.”
Vinnie Vincent ‘Really Could Have’ Rejoined Kiss in 1992
Former guitarist believes the call was close as ‘Revenge’ writing sessions re-energized “natural team.”
Phil Collen Predicts Vince Neil Will Regain Voice for Stadium Tour
Def Leppard guitarist says Motley Crue vocalist has time to get back on track after abandoned solo show.
Listen to Joe Walsh’s New Charity EP, ‘Prayers’
Eagles icon recorded three tracks with Indian classical composer Amjad Ali Khan.
Wolfgang Van Halen Takes ‘Biggest Compliment’ from Haters’ Claim
The musician says it’s “so funny” that people accuse him of not really playing bass with Van Halen.