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.
See New Animated Video for Leon Russell’s ‘Tight Rope’: Premiere
Clip is first in a series honoring late artist’s legacy, 50 years after self-titled debut.
40 Years Ago: Queen Reach Their U.S. Peak With ‘The Game’ Tour
They couldn’t know it at the time, but they’d never top their 49-date North American run.
How the Beatles’ ‘Blackbird’ Took Flight From Racism
Paul McCartney was inspired by disgraceful scenes in ‘50s America to write a message to a fictional black girl.
When the Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’ Started a Prison Riot
Actor and former inmate Danny Trejo recalls 1968 moment in solitary confinement.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Demo of ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’
‘Wildflowers’ project is underway and will include previously unreleased track.
AC/DC’s Chris Slade Recalls ‘Shock’ of Brian Johnson’s Departure
Drummer says the arrival of Axl Rose was an equal surprise during lineup turmoil of 2016.
Herd Immunity Fest to Welcome Live Audience in July
Promoter announces outdoor event despite coronavirus, saying, "As humans, we need other human contact.”
How the Doors Discovered the Meaning of ‘Mr. Mojo Risin’
Jim Morrison had already used the line to help create “L.A. Woman” before he revealed it was an anagram.
When James Bond Dissed the Beatles
Both success stories began on the same day - and their paths would cross on a number of occasions.
Stevie Wonder Predicts Civil Rights Battle Can End in Victory
He says “systemic racism can have an ending. Police brutality can have an ending” as he urges people to keep fighting and to vote.
Watch Roger Waters Perform Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’
Video features his solo band tackling closing track from ‘The Final Cut’ as Pink Floyd co-founder outlines encores album idea.
New ZZ Top Album Could Contain Song They Started 50 Years Ago
Billy Gibbons says work will soon commence on record that might include Jeff Beck guest spot.