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.
Watch Tesla’s New Video for ‘California Summer Song’
Track appears on band's latest album ‘Shock,’ produced by Def Leppard’s Phil Collen.
Duane Allman’s ‘Layla’ Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million
The 1957 Gibson Les Paul had been with same owner since 1977.
Robert Plant Recalls Being Told to Stop Singing ‘Weird S—’
Singer’s label boss Ahmet Ertegun inspired Honeydrippers EP of ‘50s and ‘60s classics.
Jimmy Page Recalls the First Time He Met Jeff Beck
Guitarist recalls immediate bond, leading to a gift of the guitar that powered Led Zeppelin's first album.
15 Years Ago: Dave Matthews Band’s Bus Poops on Chicago
Mud City got muddier when driver emptied septic tank over tour boat in incident known as “Poopgate.”
Roger McGuinn Tells David Crosby: I Don’t Hate You
Former Byrds bandmates clear up confusion after comments made in documentary.
10 Years Ago: Steven Tyler’s Stage Fall Triggers Aerosmith Meltdown
By the time singer was being flown to a hospital, his bandmates had already reached a breaking point with him.
How Queen and David Bowie Put Themselves ‘Under Pressure’
Brian May recalls challenges of collaborative track where Bowie finally took control.
Debbie Harry Recalls Pre-Fame Rape Ordeal
Blondie singer tells of knife-point attack in her New York home in the ‘70s.
Bob Seger’s Proud That ‘Like a Rock’ Sold ‘a Lot of Trucks’
He’d originally held out against Chevrolet’s request to use song in long-running ad campaign.