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.
30 Years Ago: ‘The Simpsons’ Avoids Disaster With First Regular Episode
“Bart the Genius” aired after animated show was nearly abandoned.
Mike Portnoy Kept Neil Peart’s Cancer Secret for Two Years
Former Dream Theater drummer knew Rush member was severely ill, but had to remain quiet.
Early ‘SNL’ Star Buck Henry Dies at 89
He also co-created ‘Get Smart’ and wrote ‘The Graduate.’
Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick to Tour North America Together
Summer road trip runs from July 21 to Sept. 5, with tickets on sale this week.
Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John Are Working on Music Together
Sharon Osbourne says collaboration is part of year of “good stuff.”
Is 2019 the Year Van Halen Disappeared?
Members went unrecognized among rock fans and pop star said she’d never heard of them - have they slid into the past?
Rod Stewart Joined ‘60s Anti-War Protests to Meet Women
He admits he “didn’t care” about the U.K.’s Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament even though he went on marches.
Steven Tyler Reveals ‘Many Years’ of Anger at Aerosmith Bandmates
Frontman resented being sent to rehab in the ‘80s but later became "grateful" for that decision.
Eddie Murphy Brings Gumby, Mr. Robinson, Buckwheat Back to ‘SNL’
‘80s superstar brings back Mr. Robinson, Gumby, Buckwheat and Velvet Jones characters.
Tom Petty’s Widow and Daughters to Manage His Estate Together
Differences settled as parties say they acted badly as result of “intense grief.”