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 Graham Nash Didn’t Want Neil Young in His Band
He recalls unhappiness at lineup change suggestion until future colleagues bonded over breakfast.
Bob Kulick Out of Kiss Kruise, Vinnie Vincent Joins Pre-party
“Contractual dispute” blamed for cancellation of Kulick brothers reunion, while Vincent will join him at pre-party event before December return-to-stage appearances.
Watch Dave Grohl Play Nirvana Classic With Trombone Shorty
It’s only the second time Nirvana drummer has played “In Bloom” since the band split.
New Edit of Beatles Movie ‘Let It Be’ Could Happen Soon
Paul McCartney says original footage is being re-examined for potential recut.
Metallica’s Robert Trujillo Didn’t Believe Their Music Could Change Whiskey Flavor
Bassist took months to be convinced that the “Black Noise” process really made a difference.
Gene Simmons Wants People to Be ‘More Caring’
Kiss star explains his new book on the 27 Club and predicts Donald Trump will win second term in “landslide” vote, if he’s not impeached.
Charles Manson Put Paul McCartney Off ‘Helter Skelter’
He avoided playing the Beatles’ heaviest song for years after cult leader adopted it.
Rami Malek Says Queen Film Doesn’t Ignore Freddie Mercury’s Sexuality
Star responds to criticism of short trailer, saying it’s a “shame” people have jumped to conclusions.
Fleetwood Mac Plan to Write Songs With New Lineup
Mick Fleetwood says it’s not the right time to record with Mike Campbell and Neil Finn, but it’ll happen in the “next couple of years or so.”
Ann Wilson Aims for Heart Reunion in 2019
Talks to take place with sister Nancy soon -- but singer has conditions.
John Mellencamp Announces ‘Other People’s Stuff’ LP, 2019 Tour
Album arrives in November, three months before road trip begins.
K.K. Downing Says Judas Priest Couldn’t Keep Up on His Last Tour
Former guitarist says he had to slow down in the shows leading up to his departure.