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.
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.
Nikki Sixx Explains Anger Over Kiss Stage Set
He’s still upset about “uncool” extending arms that he believes his band invented.
Queen Engineer Calls ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Live Aid Scene a Miracle
Biopic climax recreation was so accurate because radio producer disobeyed instructions at 1985 event.
Queen and Adam Lambert Documentary to Air in April
Two-hour production ‘The Show Must Go On’ follows singer’s rise to fame with Brian May and Roger Taylor.
30 Years Ago: Metallica Lose Metal Grammy to Jethro Tull
An attempt to appear up-to-date backfired in 1989 when prog-rock icons were given award instead of heavier favorites.
Santana and Ringo Starr to Play Woodstock Original Site for 50th
First acts confirmed for Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival.
David Bowie Biopic Announced, but Son Says It’s Not Approved
‘Stardust’ will focus on 1971 U.S. trip, while Duncan Jones insists none of his father’s music will feature.
Skid Row Alumni Look Back on Sudden Rise to Stardom
Sebastian Bach and Rachel Bolan reveal what they’d change about their younger selves as they mark 30th anniversary of debut album.