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.
Black Crowes Were Forced to Record Debut Album Clean and Sober
Chris Robinson recalls they couldn’t afford drink or drugs during ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ sessions.
Van Morrison in Legal Bid to Force Country Out of Lockdown
Singer begins procedure over Northern Ireland venue closures that could end up in court.
Jimmy Page Recalls Playing on James Bond ‘Goldfinger’ Theme
Led Zeppelin guitarist watched Shirley Bassey collapse in studio session.
Pop Producer Andrew Watt’s Mission to Bring Back Rock ’n’ Roll
Six years ago his band with Glenn Hughes fell apart, but the man behind Ozzy Osbourne’s comeback said he’d be heard from again.
25 Years Ago: ’12 Monkeys’ Predicts the Pandemic
Terry Gilliam’s complex sci-fi hit turned out to be a warning from movie history.
Watch Rock Stars and Fans Jam in ‘Rock Camp: The Movie’ Trailer
Upcoming documentary features Judas Priest, Slash, Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper and many others.
How Neal Schon Completed a Circle With His ‘Purple Rain’ Cover
Journey fan Prince had sought band’s approval before releasing his signature track.
Watch Van Halen and Leslie West Play ‘Mississippi Queen’ Live
Guitar greats demonstrated their connection during a mid-'90s update of Mountain's signature song.
Elton John Wants to Play Shows Without His Hits
He said “if I have to go back and play ‘Crocodile Rock’ again … ’I’m gonna kill myself.”
Paul McCartney Helps Vinyl to Best Sales Week In Modern Era
LPs have outsold compact discs on four separate weeks since September – the first time that's happened since 1986.