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.
Roger Daltrey Explains Why Pete Townshend Smashed Guitars
Who frontman says trademark stage performance “was not about the visual.”
David Bowie’s First ‘Starman’ Demo Up For Auction
A friend of guitarist Mick Ronson marked this 1971 recording as “rehearsal tape,” then forgot he had it.
Queen, Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney Tour Manager Gerry Stickells Dies
Veteran roadie, known as “Uncle Grumpy,” credited with having created the modern touring industry.
How Billy Gibbons Named ZZ Top
Band leader was inspired by posters that filled band’s hangout room.
Pete Townshend Announces First Novel
Who guitarist’s ’The Age of Anxiety’ is described as “cultured, witty and unreliable” and a tie-in music release will follow.
Woodstock Co-Founder Denies Anniversary Event Is in Trouble
Michael Lang responds to claims that lack of lineup announcement indicates financial problems.
The Song Steve Miller Wrote to Kick Pink Floyd ‘In the Butt’
He recalls how plans for a 1975 Knebworth festival appearance came together just as he’d hoped.
Gene Simmons Said Rock Was Dead … in 1993
Vain frontman recalls surprise phone call from Kiss member as grunge movement took hold.
Neal Schon to Complete New Album This Year
Guitarist’s schedule includes Journey, Journey Through Time and third band shows on top of ‘Universe’ release.
Sammy Hagar to Take Time Off if Michael Anthony Rejoins Van Halen
Singer says he’ll put the Circle on hold for bassist if reunion takes place.
Queen and Adam Lambert Documentary to Air in April
Two-hour production ‘The Show Must Go On’ follows singer’s rise to fame with Brian May and Roger Taylor.
Queen Engineer Calls ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Live Aid Scene a Miracle
Biopic climax recreation was so accurate because radio producer disobeyed instructions at 1985 event.