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.
Listen to Franz Ferdinand’s New Song, ‘Lazy Boy’
The Scottish band will release 'Always Ascending,' their first album in five years, next month.
Partial Smiths Reunion Concerts Canceled
Classically Smiths shows abandoned after Mike Joyce quits over Andy Rourke dispute.
Andy Rourke Will Not Be Part of the Partial Smiths Reunion
The bassist says he’s “saddened” by “false statements” connected with Classically Smiths orchestral shows.
Dolores O’Riordan Laid to Rest
Cranberries singer hailed for "excellent performance in the gig of life itself" in live broadcast funeral before private family burial.
David Byrne Announces ‘Reasons to Be Cheerful’ Lecture Tour
David Byrne will give free talks about “encouraging things that are happening in the world” ahead of the 'American Utopia' album launch.
Robert Plant Hails Greta Van Fleet, Hopes for Albums with Alison Krauss and Patty Griffin
Singer discusses his past and future - and veers away from doing Led Zeppelin a “disservice” with another reunion.
Watch David Byrne Singing David Bowie, Madonna Classics With Choir
The ex-Talking Heads frontman recorded “Heroes” and “Borderline” with the Canadian collective Choir! Choir! Choir!
Watch Bono, Nick Cave + Sinead O’Connor Play at Shane MacGowan’s 60th Birthday Party
Many of Shane MacGowan's friends and admirers were on-hand to celebrate the Pogues' frontman's 60th birthday.
Watch Gary Oldman and Extras Sing the Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’ on ‘Darkest Hour’ Set
Actor Samuel West reveals between-takes clip of 450 people singing along with “Hey Jude.”
Devon Allman, Duane Betts Team Up for 2018 Tour
Allman Brothers Band sons confirm U.S. shows from January to July, with more to be revealed every 2 weeks.
Ann Wilson Reveals ‘Project Dead Guys’ Album
Heart’s Ann Wilson has revealed she’s working on a tribute album to her fallen music heroes.
Watch New Trailer for XTC Documentary ‘This Is Pop’
'This Is Pop' features extensive interviews with XTC members Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding, Terry Chambers and Dave Gregory.