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.
Elliot Roberts, Neil Young’s Manager for 52 Years, Dies at 76
He also worked with Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Tom Petty, the Eagles, the Cars and others.
Gibson Guitar Brand Sues Competitor Dean
Allegations laid over instrument shapes and trademarks.
No Beatles, No Oasis: The Best Joke in ‘Yesterday’
New movie deletes the Gallaghers’ band from a world without the Fab Four - but what’s the real connection between the two bands?
Brian May Explains Difference Between Adam Lambert and Paul Rodgers
Guitarist celebrates younger singer’s abilities and explains why stint with Free frontman had to end.
Freddie Mercury’s ’Time’ Could Have Been Queen Song
Writer Dave Clark recalls 1986 track that’s been released in new version, after he tried to make it happen for decades.
Kiss to Appear in Biopic About First Label Boss
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley actors will join End of the Road tour for movie about Casablanca Records founder Neil Bogart.
Mick Jagger’s 5AM Rally Saved the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock And Roll Circus’
Movie director Michael Lindsay-Hogg recalls how frontman drove tired and sick bandmates through “Sympathy For the Devil” in 1968.
Watch New Version of Freddie Mercury’s ’Time Waits for No One’
Stripped-down version of 1986 single focuses on Queen icon’s voice with new piano part.
Metallica Saved by the Rolling Stones, Says Lars Ulrich
Drummer recalls how invitation to play alongside British icons gave thrash giants “the way to start it back up again” after near split.
Universal Music Boss Promises ‘Transparency’ Over Masters Fire
Sir Lucian Grainge says management will “own” situation after artists were left with unanswered questions.
Watch ‘Hey Jude’ Become ‘Hey Dude’ in Beatles Movie ‘Yesterday’
Ed Sheeran suggests name change in world where the Fab Four have been forgotten except by one man.
Andrew Dice Clay Recalls Helping Guns N’ Roses Reunion Along
Comedian and actor heard lineup news after pulling strings with Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan: “I knew I did the job.”