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.
Roger Daltrey Recalls Tearful Calls From Keith Moon
The Who singer says larger-than-life drummer could be “incredibly tragic,” especially toward the end of his life.
Pete Townshend Recalls Hoping the Who Would Fail
Guitarist spent first years of his band’s career feeling “really quite unhappy.”
Did One Song Force the Collapse of Van Halen’s Original Lineup?
How arguments over “Dancing in the Street” sent David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen off in opposite directions.
Joe Elliott’s Imaginary Def Leppard Review Came True
Singer discusses his ambitious early days -- including being hired without singing a note.
Brian May Plays Himself in ‘Leaked’ ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Clip
Queen guitarist recalls moment where he steps in for actor Gwilym Lee after it was released by fired director Bryan Singer.
Metallica’s Enter Night Beer Hits Stores
Pilsner, previously available only at shows, to be rolled out across the world.
Beatles, Pink Floyd and David Bowie Help Vinyl Sales Grow by 15 Percent
Classic-rock acts behind record-setting stats for traditional format in 2018.
The Best Song From Every Def Leppard Album
The top musical moments from each of the Hall of Famers’ studio releases.
Jethro Tull Ex Martin Barre Recalls His ’Horrible’ First Show
Guitarist thinks audience may have thought costume problem was “Druid blood ceremony.”
Frank Zappa’s ‘200 Motels’ Movie Box Set to Be Released
The 1971 film featuring Ringo Starr, Keith Moon and others has been remastered and comes with second disc of bonus material.