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.
Robert Plant: Writing Like Bob Dylan Is More Than I Can Imagine
Led Zeppelin legend hails those who can “voice somebody else’s condition” in their lyrics.
Beatles Movie Explores ‘Paradox’ of Their Success in India
Author and director Ajoy Bose says country took Fab Four to their hearts because they “didn’t behave like Britishers.”
Vinnie Vincent ‘Really Could Have’ Rejoined Kiss in 1992
Former guitarist believes the call was close as ‘Revenge’ writing sessions re-energized “natural team.”
Phil Collen Predicts Vince Neil Will Regain Voice for Stadium Tour
Def Leppard guitarist says Motley Crue vocalist has time to get back on track after abandoned solo show.
Spotify Accused of Creating ‘Race to the Bottom’ With New Feature
Congressmen say Discovery Mode could force artists to accept lower royalties.
Van Halen Fans ‘Got Three Extra Tours’ Because of Wolfgang
Valerie Bertinelli says her son was the only person who could push Eddie into action.
Robert Plant Told Nancy Wilson He’d Come to Hate ‘Stairway’
Conversation took place after Heart performed Led Zeppelin classic in front of the band.
Paul Stanley Takes Potshot at Reviewer From 1974
Kiss member marks 47th anniversary of critical report: "This grows funnier every year."
Tony Iommi’s Reason for Quitting Jethro Tull
Guitarist explains why he wanted to return to Black Sabbath bandmates.
Eddie Van Halen Treated Frankenstrat Guitar Like ‘Junk’
Wolfgang Van Halen recalls shock when his dad threw iconic instrument across the room.
How Plant and Hynde Made ‘Psychedelic Marmite’ Together
He recalls celebrating “pure” era of songwriting with “Bluebirds Over the Mountain” duet.
Robert Plant Will Allow Unheard Music to be Released After Death
Led Zeppelin legend “itemized” his archive during lockdown, including an unread letter about family feud over his career choice.