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.
Don Dokken Regrets He Couldn’t Save ‘80s Dokken From Drugs
Band leader doesn’t know if dark side of band’s story will appear in upcoming documentary.
Ace Frehley: No Chance I’ll Play at Kiss’ Final Show
With days to go before the band’s final bow, former guitarist claims the idea of a guest appearance was just a ruse to sell tickets.
Heart Will Continue If It Feels Like a Level Up, Says Ann Wilson
Singer reports their first shows since 2019 could lead to more - but only if they don’t seem to be jukebox performances.
Man On ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ Cover Identified After 52 Years
Historian discovers that picture of an English town roof mender was captured in the 1890s by local photographer.
Musician Died Without Knowing She’s on ‘Final’ Beatles Song
Caroline Buckman took part in secret recording session for “Now and Then” 11 months before dying of cancer.
Andrew Watt Hopes Unfinished Rolling Stones Songs Form New LP
Producer ponders the future of songs left over from ‘Hackney Diamonds.’
Andrew Watt Nearly Had to Choose Between McCartney and Stones
Producer hails band’s generosity after scheduling conflict instead led to ‘Hackney Diamonds’ collaboration.
Ace Frehley: My New Album Makes Paul Stanley ‘Look Like an Imbecile’
Former Kiss guitarist says upcoming solo LP proves he’s not the person former bandmates have claimed.
Simon Le Bon Hates Halloween Despite New Halloween Album
Singer says Duran Duran’s ‘Danse Macabre’ was bandmate’s “fantasy” – but admits it was fun to make.
Why Paul McCartney Knew ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Movie Would Never Work
Former Beatle says any attempt to visualize the album would clash with fans' own imaginations.