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.
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.
Ron Wood Says Faces Have Recorded New Music
Rolling Stone, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones last released material in 1973.
Why Paul Stanley Didn’t Like the First Kiss Album
Frontman says sound and cover of 1974 debut were “not what I had in mind.”
Sammy Hagar’s Dad Taught Him ‘What Not to Do’
Singer pays tribute to late alcoholic father, who boxed to “make a living for his family.”
Angry Roger Waters Rejected ‘Huge’ Deal From Facebook
He calls Mark Zuckerberg an idiot after request to use “Another Brick in the Wall Part II” in social media promotional film.
Why Alice Cooper’s Manager Refused to Manage the Beatles
Industry icon had just resigned from almost all his positions when George Harrison called.
Robert Plant Will Allow Unheard Music to be Released After Death
Led Zeppelin legend “itemized” his archive during lockdown, including an unread letter about family feud over his career choice.
Wolfgang Van Halen’s Favorite Advice From Eddie
“Tongue-in-cheek” comment was passed down from late guitar legend’s own father.
Paul McCartney Gets Richer Because Others Sold Their Catalogs
Annual list from The Sunday Times adds millions to wealth of veteran artists who haven’t cut publishing deals.