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.
Why Alex Lifeson Got Kicked Out of a Music Store Every Week
Rush guitarist was once a regular presence at Long & McQuade in Toronto.
Watch Kiss Unmask to Play at Ace Frehley’s 1976 Wedding
Impromptu three-song set took place when their identities were still secret.
Some Kiss Members Took Fitness ‘Beating’ Before 1996 Reunion Tour
Paul Stanley says strenuous preparation campaign was a “shock” to some bandmates.
Some 20th Century Rock Artists May Get Royalties for First Time
Sony Music Entertainment will start sending cash to those who never repaid their advances.
Neil Finn Would ‘Gladly Step Aside’ for Lindsey Buckingham
Crowded House leader recalls “bolt out of nowhere” invitation from Mick Fleetwood to join Fleetwood Mac.
Small Venues Still at Risk as COVID Cash Fails to Arrive
“Not a single penny” released five months after Save Our Stages bill was passed.
Steve Lukather: Eddie Van Halen ‘Misinterpreted’ by Guitarists
Toto founder says his friend of 40 years was upset by shredding craze.
Spotify Accused of Creating ‘Race to the Bottom’ With New Feature
Congressmen say Discovery Mode could force artists to accept lower royalties.
Van Halen Fans ‘Got Three Extra Tours’ Because of Wolfgang
Valerie Bertinelli says her son was the only person who could push Eddie into action.
Robert Plant Told Nancy Wilson He’d Come to Hate ‘Stairway’
Conversation took place after Heart performed Led Zeppelin classic in front of the band.