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.
It’s Official: That’s Not Elvira on Tom Waits’ Album Cover
We spoke with the Mistress of the Dark about the longstanding rumors that she's the woman on 'Small Change.'
Stevie Nicks Says ‘The Chain’ Was ‘Take One for the Team’ Moment
She’s glad she gave classic song to Fleetwood Mac, but recalls she had her own plans for it.
Joni Mitchell ‘Still Struggling’ to Walk
She compares fighting back from aneurysm to battle against polio.
Don McLean’s Lifelong Struggle With ‘American Pie’
Writer of classic song outlines why it’s “biographical” and reveals that his favorite part isn’t the lyrics.
Confusion Over Two B.B. King Movies in the Works
Actor Wendell Pierce is attached to “friendship story” while official biopic is a separate project.
Neal Schon Wants Journey’s New LP to Be ‘Diverse’ Like ‘Escape’
"The band is on fire, man," guitarist says. "I’m excited about this record. I believe we’ll start releasing things after the new year.”
How Thin Lizzy Blew Their Chance to Break America
Band members discuss the turmoil that resulted in Phil Lynott’s big dream never coming true.
Spirit of World War II Helped Paul McCartney Make ‘McCartney III’
He was inspired to keep working through lockdown by his parents' mid-century determination.
20 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Issue Their Most Baffling Single
“Out of the Silent Planet” was cut short and only played live four times. So why did they release it?
Watch Bruce Springsteen React to Getting His Own Emoji
Bemused Boss admits he’s “not really sure what that exactly means.”