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.
Jim Morrison’s Fame Led Dad to Offer Resignation From U.S. Navy
Doors legend's sister recalls how flag officer feared counterculture connection might “upset the apple cart” with his commanding superiors.
Steve Lukather: Eddie Van Halen ‘Misinterpreted’ by Guitarists
Toto founder says his friend of 40 years was upset by shredding craze.
Small Venues Still at Risk as COVID Cash Fails to Arrive
“Not a single penny” released five months after Save Our Stages bill was passed.
Neil Finn Would ‘Gladly Step Aside’ for Lindsey Buckingham
Crowded House leader recalls “bolt out of nowhere” invitation from Mick Fleetwood to join Fleetwood Mac.
Wolfgang Van Halen Can’t Watch His ‘Distance’ Video
Song was written as he anticipated a future without his dad, Eddie Van Halen.
Jimmy Page’s ‘Paranoid’ Solo Session for ‘Stairway to Heaven’
Led Zeppelin guitarist and engineer recall “wonderful” moment that came after difficult start.
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.”
Listen to Joe Walsh’s New Charity EP, ‘Prayers’
Eagles icon recorded three tracks with Indian classical composer Amjad Ali Khan.
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.