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.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
Fleetwood Mac Split With Lindsey Buckingham Was ‘Only Route’
Christine McVie says reactivation of feud with Steve Nicks led band to fear a total breakup.
Yes, Led Zeppelin Supergroup Drummer Alan White Wants Recordings Released
Veteran says it would be “quite amazing” to complete XYZ songs -- perhaps with Robert Plant singing.
Nikki Sixx Says Stage Set Anger Was ‘Misdirected’ at Kiss
Motley Crue bassist remains upset with production company over “exact reenactment” of “grand finale.”
David Bowie’s First ‘Starman’ Demo Up For Auction
A friend of guitarist Mick Ronson marked this 1971 recording as “rehearsal tape,” then forgot he had it.
Queen, Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney Tour Manager Gerry Stickells Dies
Veteran roadie, known as “Uncle Grumpy,” credited with having created the modern touring industry.
Gene Simmons Said Rock Was Dead … in 1993
Vain frontman recalls surprise phone call from Kiss member as grunge movement took hold.
When Jerry Lee Lewis Was Accused of Planning to Shoot Elvis Presley
Attempted final meeting between two old friends went spectacularly wrong in 1976.
The Song Steve Miller Wrote to Kick Pink Floyd ‘In the Butt’
He recalls how plans for a 1975 Knebworth festival appearance came together just as he’d hoped.
Before Douglas Booth Played Nikki Sixx, He Played Boy George
‘The Dirt’ star has previously starred as an '80s musician in makeup.