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.
How Jim Morrison’s New York Moment Inspired ‘People Are Strange’
Ray Manzarek had his own version of how the Doors' classic song was written.
Lars Ulrich Recalls Doubt Over First Metallica Arena Tour
Drummer told manager, “That’s probably not a great idea” ahead of Damaged Justice road trip.
Steve Perry Reportedly Sues to Prevent Demo Releases
Former Journey singer doesn’t wan’t public to hear eight songs recorded in ‘90s.
Rolling Stones Continue to Tease U.S. Announcement
Short video suggests New York connection to previous hints.
Watch Elton John’s Reputed $6.5 Million Commercial
U.K. chain John Lewis release two-minute TV ad for holiday season.
What Bruce Springsteen Taught Elvis Costello About Recording
Discussion about album sounds was revelation to English artist.
How Dire Straits’ ‘Walk of Life’ Was Influenced by Photo and Accordion
Mark Knopfler recalls inspirations behind classic track from 'Brothers in Arms.'
Who’s Covering Tom Petty’s ‘Learning to Fly’ in the New ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Trailer…
Makeover of classic track promotes upcoming animated movie.
Why Beatles Insiders Kept Silent for Years
Apple Corps executive who was present at final rooftop concert explains delay over discussing the moment.
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Returns to Hot 100 for Third Time
Rare achievement powered by continued success of Freddie Mercury biopic.