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.
Unreleased Grateful Dead Live Tracks Bundled With Graphic Novel
'Origins' soundtrack selected by archivist David Lemieux, with four unheard performances from 1968 included in vinyl collectors edition.
Pete Townshend Recalls Overdose with Phil Lynott
Who guitarist laughs about “big disappointment” before he gave up drugs.
Roger Taylor Talked Taylor Hawkins Out of Joining Guns N’ Roses
Foo Fighters drummer recalls advice from Queen counterpart when late ‘90s invitation came.
Ric Ocasek’s Wife Responds to Being Left Out of His Will
Paulina Porizkova says her tributes to late Cars singer came after she’d discovered his wishes.
Hear the Band’s ‘Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever’ at Woodstock
Full performance from 1969 appears for first time on ‘The Band’ 50th-anniversary edition.
Why Flea Removed ‘Best Parts’ From His Memoir
Red Hot Chill Peppers bassist decided to avoid “shock value” stories in book that ends as the band begins.
Why Robert Plant ‘Can’t Relate’ to ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Anymore
Led Zeppelin singer still admires classic song’s construction, but isn’t sure of his own contribution.
Dave Matthews Feels ‘Unqualified’ for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Band leader reflects on “bizarre” nomination on first year of being eligible but likes appearing among varied list of artists.
How Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty Met on Sunset Boulevard
The ELO mastermind recalled being pulled over by Heartbreakers leader and asked to write songs.
Ginger Baker’s Son Recalls Their Final Meeting
Kofi Baker says they were able to settle differences before his dad’s death.
Neil Young’s ‘Mountaintop’ Documentary Headed to Theaters
Film that follows the making of new album ‘Colorado’ arrives in theaters on October 22.
Elton John Rewrote ‘Imagine’ to Tease John Lennon
New lyrics poked fun at ex-Beatle’s passion for shopping.