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.
Pete Townshend Is Happy to Live Off His Past
The Who guitarist says he doesn’t tour for enjoyment.
How AC/DC’s ‘Hell’s Bells’ Left Brian Johnson ‘Heartbroken’
Singer recalls former bandmate’s negative reaction to first listen.
When Michael McDonald Told the Doobie Brothers They Were Done
Singer recalls moment that led to 1982 split, and understands why he wasn’t part of reunion five years later.
Watch Lost Fan Footage of Led Zeppelin in 1972
Clip from New Zealand show was forgotten for nearly 50 years before archivist added audio.
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Eddie Van Halen Photo Book Coming in June
Tony Iommi writes foreword for souvenir collection by veteran photographer Ross Halfin.
Dave Grohl and Quincy Jones Sign Up to Help Restart Live Music
National Independent Venue Association appoints advisory board to rebuild after coronavirus.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen Debut With His Band Mammoth WVH
He performs “Distance,” his tribute to Eddie Van Halen, on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live.’
Supremes Cofounder Mary Wilson Dead at 76
She was the only member to appear in every lineup of the famous Motown group.
Christine McVie Doubts Fleetwood Mac Will Tour Again
She says she’s getting “too old” and thinks Stevie Nicks and John McVie would refuse.