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.
Why Tears For Fears Keep Coming Close to Breaking Up
Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith reflect on “marriage” that makes their music work.
How the Go-Go’s Antics Got Their Roadie Kicked Out of Hotels
“World's first female roadie” recalls struggle of working with all-girl band in the '80s.
Why ‘Performing Wasn’t Enjoyable’ for Dee Snider
Twisted Sister frontman reflects on his "hitman" attitude, ego problems and losing his wealth.
Hear David Lee Roth’s Cover of Van Halen’s ‘Dance the Night Away’
It’s the latest arrival from 14 tracks he recorded live with his band in May.
Bob Dylan Recruits Famous Actors for ‘Modern Song’ Audiobook
Edition will feature the voices of various A-list actors, including Jeff Bridges, Steve Buscemi and John Goodman.
Why Prince’s First Recording Session Didn’t Wow His Engineer
The second time they worked together, however, was a different story.
Elton John’s Final US Show to Be Streamed Live
Disney+ announces November broadcast alongside documentary on veteran’s legacy.
Would Sting Have Rejoined the Police if His Solo Career Flopped?
Frontman speculates on "humble pie" situation if he'd failed to make it alone.
Fleetwood Mac Won’t Make ABBA-Style Virtual Show
Christine McVie says virtual-concert concept is a "novelty."
Neil Young Quitting Spotify Could Cost Him $750K a Year
Artists’ protests come at a price while platform creates COVID information hub but continues to stream Joe Rogan misinformation.
John Mellencamp Likes the Effect Smoking Has Had on His Voice
His new album ‘Strictly a One-Eyed Jack’ is due later this week.
Watch Video for George Harrison’s Unreleased ‘Cosmic Empire’ Demo
It’s one of 30 rough recordings added to ‘All Things Must Pass’ 50th-anniversary edition.