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.
Ritchie Blackmore Says Glenn Hughes Nearly Joined Rainbow in 2016
Ritchie Blackmore said he invited Glenn Hughes to join the 2016 incarnation of Rainbow, and that it came to within a day of actually happening.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen: An AC/DC Album with Axl Rose Would be ‘Karaoke’
Phil Collen of Def Leppard accepts that an AC/DC album featuring Axl Rose might be good, but says it wouldn’t be a real AC/DC release.
Chicago Could Continue Without Any Original Members
Chicago co-founder Robert Lamm said it’s a “possibility” that the band could continue after all the original members have gone.
Beatles Arranger Wasn’t Paid Much for ‘The Long and Winding Road’
The man who arranged the orchestration for the Beatles’ final U.S. No.1 single said he wasn't paid much for his work.
David Bowie Fan Offers Homeless Donation If Statue Vandal Owns Up
A former colleague of David Bowie has offered to donate $7,000 to a homeless charity if the person who vandalized the new Bowie statue owns up.
How Bob Dylan Talked John Fogerty Into Playing CCR Songs Again
Former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty revealed why he started playing his own songs after a 25-year break following a conversation with Bob Dylan.
Watch Rush’s New ‘A Farewell to Kings’ Lyric Video
Rush have released a new lyric video for the classic song “A Farewell to Kings,” tied to the 40th-anniversary edition of the album that arrived last year.
Def Leppard Announce Career-Spanning Box Set Series
Def Leppard have announced a new career-spanning box set series.
Trevor Horn on the Two Current Versions of Yes
Former Yes singer Trevor Horn admitted it’s “a bit” weird that there are two versions of the band currently touring.
Watch U2’s New Video for ‘American Soul’
U2 have released a new video for their track “American Soul” from recent album “Songs of Experience.”
Unseen Beatles Photos From First U.S. Tour Sell for $358,000
A collection of unseen photos of the Beatles from their first U.S. tour recently sold at an auction in England for more than $358,000.
Watch Unveiling of World’s First David Bowie Statue
The world’s first statue to David Bowie has been unveiled in the English town where he first performed in his Ziggy Stardust persona.