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.
Watch Billy Idol and Bryan Adams Duet on ‘C’mon Everybody’
Pair performs Eddie Cochran classic on double-header tour.
Robert Plant Recalls Being Told to Stop Singing ‘Weird S—’
Singer’s label boss Ahmet Ertegun inspired Honeydrippers EP of ‘50s and ‘60s classics.
Watch K.K. Downing Return to Stage After 10 Years
Former Judas Priest guitarist joins Ross the Boss for four songs at U.K. festival.
‘Abbey Road’ Artist Was Told He’d Destroyed the Beatles
John Kosh recalls angry call from record label boss after LP was designed without any text on the cover.
James Hetfield on ‘…And Justice For All’ Mix – ‘We Were Fried. We Were Burnt’
Metallica frontman reflects on mixing decisions that keep returning to haunt the band.
The Moment the Grateful Dead Decided to Let Fans Keep Bootlegging
Mickey Hart recalls the meeting where band realized they “didn’t want to be cops.”
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.
Steve Miller Recalls ‘Last Chance Deal’ That Became ‘Jungle Love’
1977 song was completed in 45 minutes to make sure it appeared on ‘Book of Dreams.’
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.
What the Beatles Did After ‘Abbey Road’ Cover Shoot
Roadie’s diary reveals how bandmates went their separate ways when they found themselves with three hours to spare.