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.
John Fogerty Recalls ‘Intense’ Experience of Writing ‘Fortunate Son’
Creedence Clearwater Revival leader created lyrics in 20 minutes.
Queen Fought to Keep Key ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Scene in Movie
Brian May says moment where Freddie Mercury tells the band he’s going solo was difficult but important.
Ozzy Osbourne, David Bowie, Prince and Others Appear in ‘Rock Stars at Home’
This new book promises a “sometimes shocking” look at how big names live.
Axl Rose Calls Freddie Mercury ‘The Greatest’
Guns N’ Roses frontman hails Queen singer in rare interview.
Roger Daltrey Says ‘Baba O’Riley’ Is Warning to Kids Today
Classic Who song reflects singer’s concerns over addiction to social media.
‘Severely Ill’ Axl Rose Refuses to Cancel Guns N’ Roses Show
Abu Dhabi set cut short to 16 songs after frontman tells fans, “I’ve been throwing up for about the last five hours.”
Eric Clapton Fears for Young Musicians After Avicii’s Death
Slowhand explains why he put house track on his Christmas album.
40 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Brings ‘From the Inside’ Out of the Sanitarium
Shock rock icon’s 11th album marked change of approach after he’d been treated for alcoholism.
Kim Thayill Turns Off Soundgarden From the Radio
Guitarist prefers to control when he hears late bandmate Chris Cornell’s voice.
Ringo Starr Glad to Be Heard Better on Beatles’ White Album Reissue
He thanks producer Giles Martin for bringing his drums to life.