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.
Mick Fleetwood: Peter Green Hired Me Because He Felt Sorry for Me
Mick Fleetwood recently discovered that he got his job with Fleetwood Mac only because Peter Green felt sorry for him.
Nikki Sixx Admits Drugs Don’t Enhance Creativity
Former Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx has argued against the use of drugs to enhance creativity, insisting that there’s much more to be said for working in a state of sobriety.
Steven Van Zandt Says E Street Band Hit Stride on Fifth LP
Guitarist believes they didn’t get into their stride until their fifth album The River, which was released in 1980
Robert Plant Performs Two New ‘Carry Fire’ Songs on ‘Jools Holland’
Robert Plant and the Sensational Shape Shifters appeared on BBC’s 'Later … With Jools Holland' last night, and performed two songs from Plant's new album, 'Carry Fire.'
Pink Floyd Announce Reissues of Two ’80s Albums on Vinyl
Pink Floyd have announced reissues of two albums from the ‘80s that will be available on vinyl for the first time in more than two decades.
Foreigner Confirm ‘Jukebox Hero’ Musical
Foreigner have confirmed that 'Jukebox Hero,' a musical based on the band’s music, will premiere next summer.
30 Years Ago: Whitesnake Hit No. 1 With Their Third Version of ‘Here I Go Again’
On Oct. 10, 1987, Whitesnake’s signature song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Ramones Lego Set Could Become a Real Thing
Ramones are the subject of a new Lego Ideas project, which could go into production if it wins enough votes from the public.
Bruce Springsteen Outlines New Solo Album
Bruce Springsteen is finally preparing to release the solo album he’s kept under wraps for several years.
Guns N’ Roses and Def Leppard Members Guest on New Professionals Album
Sex Pistols offshoot the Professionals will release a new album .