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.
’80s Hitmaker Holly Knight Reveals Her Reason for Writing
Her new memoir recalls adventures with Tina Turner, Kiss, Bon Jovi and others.
Brian Johnson’s Teenage Dare for Little Richard Single
Future AC/DC star's family didn't own a record player, so he struggled to discover new music.
Gene Simmons Says Ace Frehley Was Right About Kiss’ ‘The Elder’
Their dispute led to the guitarist's departure before sessions for follow up 'Creatures of the Night.'
How Noddy Holder’s Wife Lives with Slade’s ‘Merry Xmas Everybody’
Glam-rock classic continues to chart every December, creating a "bizarre experience."
Neil Young Now Says Retirement ‘Could Happen’
Though two albums arrived in the last 12 months, he hasn't played a public show since 2019.
35 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Completes ‘The Eternal Idol’ Amid Total Chaos
Unlucky 13th album found Tony Iommi working with multiple producers, bassists and frontmen.
The ‘Grown-Up’ Queen Decision That Surprised Brian May
Working on 1989's 'The Miracle' gave the band a new lease of life.
Judas Priest Considered Making ‘Firepower’ Their Last Album
The 2018 LP was so well-received that it inspired the band to record a follow-up, which is nearing completion.
Neal Schon Says Journey Is Not Done But Ponders Lineup Change
Guitarist says band will continue despite financial dispute with Jonathan Cain.
Peter Buck Wouldn’t Go Back to R.E.M. Level of Success
Guitarist says “non-musical stuff” became too distracting and the band quit at the right moment.
Bob Dylan Apologizes for Faked Book Signatures
"Using a machine was an error in judgment and I want to rectify it immediately."
45 Years Ago: Did an Alien Called Vrillon Hack Into English TV?
Thousands of people heard voice of the Ashtar Galactic Command offer a level-up to the Age of Aquarius.