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.
Ratt’s ‘Round and Round’ Returns to Top 20 Thanks to TV Ad
“Ratt problem” commercial has aired more than 10,000 times in two months.
35 Years Ago: Tom Petty Releases a Song He Hates
“Make It Better (Forget About Me)” diverted the course of ‘Southern Accents’ album during a period of cocaine overindulgence.
Don Henley Argues for Copyright Law Change Before Congress
Eagles co-founder says current regulations are “a relic of a MySpace era in a TikTok world.”
How the Byrds Helped David Byrne Move Away From Folk Music
Talking Heads frontman recalls the band’s early influence, followed by David Bowie and the Velvet Underground.
The Song That Kept David Lee Roth in Van Halen
Producer Ted Templeman wanted to fire singer after second show he saw but eventually became impressed by his talent.
What Bret Michaels Did and Didn’t Do With Stevie Nicks
Poison singer discusses rumors about the time he spent with Fleetwood Mac icon as they wrote “Love’s a Hard Game to Play.”
Watch Billy Joel Light Up Empire State Building With ‘Miami 2017′
Surprise performance ends ‘Rise Up New York’ coronavirus telethon.
The Mystery of Eric Clapton’s Lost James Bond Song
‘License to Kill’ track and video were completed but rejected at the last moment.
Watch Boxer Tyson Fury Sing ‘American Pie’ After Heavyweight Title Win
British champion celebrates with signature track after victory over Deontay Wilder.
Elton John, Michael McDonald, Peter Frampton Recordings Lost or Damaged in Archive Fire
Universal lists 19 artists whose material was affected by 2008 blaze.