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.
Grammy Nomination Helped Wolfgang Van Halen Start Writing Again
He says he struggled for inspiration after “worst year” of his life.
No New Rock Albums Cracked Billboard’s Year-End Top 200
Queen’s 1981 LP ‘Greatest Hits’ is genre's biggest-selling title of 2021.
Paul McCartney’s Brother Could Have Split the Beatles
Younger sibling Mike says “fortuitous” injury avoided Fab Four ending up like Oasis.
When Eric Clapton Felt ‘Insulted’ by Eddie Van Halen, Brian May
They hoped Slowhand would enjoy his ’Star Fleet Project’ dedication - but he didn’t.
Brian May Says Queen Had ‘Unfair Advantage’ at Live Aid
Band’s retrospective video series covers their triumphant 20-minute show in 1985.
Wolfgang Van Halen ‘Not Okay’ a Year After Eddie’s Death
Late guitar legend’s son asks him to “watch over me” in emotional tribute message.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen Join Guns N’ Roses on Stage
He guests on “Paradise City” at end of Florida show.
Eric Carr’s Sister Recalls His Final Kiss Video
Cancer-stricken drummer had to wear wig for “God Gave Rock and Roll to You” promo shoot.
David Bowie Guitarist John Hutchinson Dead
He appeared on first demo of "Space Oddity" and later played on ‘Aladdin Sane’ tour.
When Van Halen ‘Murdered’ Black Sabbath on Tour
Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler recall 1978 road trip in excerpt from Eddie Van Halen book.