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.
When the Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’ Started a Prison Riot
Actor and former inmate Danny Trejo recalls 1968 moment in solitary confinement.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Demo of ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’
‘Wildflowers’ project is underway and will include previously unreleased track.
AC/DC’s Chris Slade Recalls ‘Shock’ of Brian Johnson’s Departure
Drummer says the arrival of Axl Rose was an equal surprise during lineup turmoil of 2016.
Joe Elliott Recalls Five-Month Struggle to Save His Voice
Def Leppard singer says his doctor mentioned retirement in 2016.
How the Doors Discovered the Meaning of ‘Mr. Mojo Risin’
Jim Morrison had already used the line to help create “L.A. Woman” before he revealed it was an anagram.
When James Bond Dissed the Beatles
Both success stories began on the same day - and their paths would cross on a number of occasions.
Vince Neil Mourns Loss of ‘Brutally Murdered’ Dog
Motley Crue singer accuses neighbors of covering up truth behind death of six-year-old pet.
Geddy Lee Finds Picture He Wanted for His Book
Rush frontman didn't find image of one of his early instruments until recently.
Watch Paul McCartney Play Trumpet With Elvis Costello, Dave Grohl
Former Beatle goes back to his roots with rusty “When the Saints Go Marching In” performance.
New ZZ Top Album Could Contain Song They Started 50 Years Ago
Billy Gibbons says work will soon commence on record that might include Jeff Beck guest spot.