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 Joan Jett, Billy Idol Guest on Miley Cyrus’ New Album
Rock icons’ collaborations appear on her record ‘Plastic Hearts.’
Why Paul McCartney Uses Teleprompter for Beatles Songs
He sometimes finds himself “on autopilot” during performances of classic tracks.
Steve Lukather Says Weezer Should Be ‘More Thankful’ for ‘Africa’
Steve Lukather said Rivers Cuomo refused to talk to him after surprise 2018 hit.
Watch Phil Collins in Lost Footage of Pre-Fame Band Flaming Youth
Restored TV performance was shot the year before he joined Genesis.
Bee Gees HBO Documentary to Be Released in December
Watch trailer for ‘How Can You Mend a Broken Heart’ ahead of premiere.
Midnight Oil Bassist Bones Hillman Dead at 62
New Zealander passes after cancer battle.
How Darrell Hammond’s Sean Connery Became Unlikely ‘SNL’ Success
Comedian says foul-mouthed impersonation of late actor was the “most popular thing” of his career.
Listen to Slash Guest with Tom Morello on ‘Interstate 80’
The new EP also features a tribute to Eddie Van Halen.
How the Doors Ignored Jail Threat to Make ‘Morrison Hotel’
Singer Jim Morrison was waiting to hear about aftermath of airplane arrest.
Stevie Nicks Wrote ‘Dreams’ in Sly Stone’s Secret Studio
She only needed 20 minutes in the “magic room” to write the Fleetwood Mac classic.
Pete Townshend Turned Down Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Invite
The Who guitarist recommended Eddie Van Halen, who played solo on groundbreaking hit single.
Rod Stewart Feared Being Called ‘Fake’ at First U.S. Concert
Singer hid behind Grateful Dead’s amp wall when the Jeff Beck Group played Fillmore East in 1968.