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.
40 Years Ago: Lindsey Buckingham Pens Cult Classic ‘Holiday Road’
"It's got the spirit of rock 'n' roll in it somewhere," Fleetwood Mac guitarist said of 'National Lampoon's Vacation' song.
Elvis and Priscilla Presley’s Love Blooms in ‘Priscilla’ Teaser
The Sofia Coppola-directed film stars Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi.
REO Speedwagon’s ‘Security Guy’ Converted Hotel Rooms to Dungeons
Kevin Cronin recalls the moment he realized the band prioritized parties over shows.
Why Black Sabbath Nearly Discarded Their Classic Song ‘Paranoid’
Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler initially refused to try out Tony Iommi’s "filler" idea.
Paul Simon Sells Stake in His Simon and Garfunkel Rights
BMG agrees to significant deal after he previously sold his solo catalog.
When Elton John Ordered His People to Change the Weather
He admits he was deluded with drugs when he told his record company to stop the wind blowing outside his hotel in 1988.
Brian May Compares ‘Star Fleet Project’ to Having an Affair
Queen guitarist recalls conversation when he, Eddie Van Halen and others gathered in studio for first time.
How James Hetfield’s Car Passion Powered Metallica’s ‘Fuel’
Frontman was content to let the engines do the talking in one of the strongest songs from 'Load'/'Reload' era.
Rage Against the Machine Leads Boycott of Venues Using Spy Tech
Tom Morello and Zack de la Rocha among 100 artists describing facial recognition systems as "morally corrupt."
Elton John Says Set Lists Should Be Like Having Sex
He's going to prove his point with unique performance at Glastonbury Festival.
Ronnie James Dio Nearly Joined Sweet, Says Andy Scott
He may never have fronted Black Sabbath if British glam band voted him in.
Billy Idol Adds 1982 Live Album to Expanded Edition of His Debut
1982 recording from West Hollywood accompanied by 12-minute version of “White Wedding.”