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.
COVID-19 Roundup: Virus Turned Alice Cooper Positive
Rock legend talks about his new single, as Bruce Kulick, the Pretenders and Elvis Presley's estate react to coronavirus pandemic.
Roger Waters Says David Gilmour Won’t Let Him Access Pink Floyd Fans
He regrets that 30 million followers weren’t told about his new version of “Mother.”
Graham Nash Says He’s Half Way Into Writing New Album
After singer-songwriter's tour was postponed, he says lockdown hasn’t made a big difference to his life.
How Kiss Fought Off Bad Record Label Advice to Create ‘Forever’
Frontman didn’t like the assumptions made about Michael Bolton’s co-writing credit.
Stewart Copeland Recalls Last Time He Saw Neil Peart
Friends gathered for late Rush drummer’s birthday four months before his death.
Rod Stewart Sends $6,000 to Nurse Who Caught COVID-19
Singer offers financial support as mother of three faces a year of recuperation.
Watch Pat Benatar’s Video for COVID-19 Song ‘Together’
Track seeks “beauty and hope and positivity” in lockdown struggle.
The Song That Kept David Lee Roth in Van Halen
Producer Ted Templeman wanted to fire singer after second show he saw but eventually became impressed by his talent.
When John Fogerty Thought Someone Beat Him to ‘Lodi’
Songwriter remembers anger as he heard someone else using an idea he'd carried since childhood.
Why Kiss Always Supported Their Support Acts
Gene Simmons says his band avoided being “assholes” to rising stars AC/DC, Rush, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue and others.