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.
How Prince Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’
Heartbreakers leader had key 'Purple Rain' moment on his mind when he completed a track Stevie Nicks abandoned.
‘Tossin’ and Turnin” Singer Bobby Lewis Dies at 95
Singer's influential 1961 single sold over 3 million copies.
Ratt’s ‘Round and Round’ Returns to Top 20 Thanks to TV Ad
“Ratt problem” commercial has aired more than 10,000 times in two months.
Neil Peart Honored With Pavilion in Home City
“Conclusive” poll of residents results in Rush drummer’s name being preserved at site that inspired 1975 song “Lakeside Park.”
The Police Song That Makes Stewart Copeland Turn Off the Radio
Drummer can’t listen to closing seconds of “Message in a Bottle” and blames guitarist Andy Summers for it.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Son Hails His Work Ethic
Jack Osbourne says his dad is among a “small class” including Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger.
Rod Stewart Sends $6,000 to Nurse Who Caught COVID-19
Singer offers financial support as mother of three faces a year of recuperation.
Watch Alice Cooper’s Video for New COVID-19 Song ‘Don’t Give Up’
Clip for Bob Ezrin-produced track has positive message for everyone who’s struggling.
How Bruce Springsteen Humiliated Dave Grohl
Foo Fighters leader was humbled when Boss went to show - then found out why he was really there.
Why Kiss Always Supported Their Support Acts
Gene Simmons says his band avoided being “assholes” to rising stars AC/DC, Rush, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue and others.