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.
How Huey Lewis Helped Stevie Ray Vaughan Through Difficult Tour
Singer recalls “horrible” moment when fans shouted his name during blues guitarist’s set.
Eddie Van Halen, Neil Peart and Others in Annual ‘Sgt Pepper’ Montage
British artist Chris Barker releases the 2020 edition of his tribute to public figures who have died during the year.
How Paul McCartney Became the Beatles’ ‘Instigator’
He believes trend was set with hitchhiking trips before the band formed.
Steve Lukather Slams the ‘Biggest Lie’ in Music
Toto guitarist rejects the idea that music lessons stifle creativity.
Neal Schon Announces Release of New Solo Album ‘Universe’
Journey guitarist will put out “healing” record in early December.
Jon Bon Jovi Explains His ‘Biggest Mistake’
Singer celebrates his failures, starting with “terrible” performance in front of his parents.
Original Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Dead at 85
Strongman also appeared in James Bond movie ‘Casino Royale’ and as U.K.’s Green Cross Code Man.
Ozzy Osbourne Says He’s Not on Anti-Depressants Over Randy Rhoads
Singer previously revealed that he’d been using a “low dose” since guitarist’s death in 1982.
COVID-19 Has Forced Keith Richards into ‘Un-Normal’ Normality
Rolling Stones guitarist reveals he’s turned to gardening during lockdown.
Wolfgang Van Halen Regrets Eddie Didn’t Get to See ‘Grand Finale’
Son said it was a "bummer" that the "Kitchen Sink" tour never happened.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls the Time He Accidentally Drugged a Vicar
Incident took place when singer went to the pub and came back “a few days later.”
Stone Gossard Could Write 50 Songs a Year for Pearl Jam
But guitarist says frontman Eddie Vedder’s creative process makes it impossible.