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.
50 Years Ago: Why Sly Stone Couldn’t Leave ‘Fresh’ Alone
The funk rock masterpiece that went on sale was very different from the one reviewers previously heard.
Beach Boys Fan Completes ‘Smile’ Album Using AI
Project adds fake Brian Wilson vocals to instrumental tracks from shelved LP.
Joe Elliott Says Bryan Adams Could Easily Be Def Leppard’s Singer
British vocalist admits he "mouthed off" too much about similarities between both artists.
Listen to Pete Townshend’s First Solo Single in 29 Years
The Who guitarist releases "Can’t Outrun the Truth" in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust.
Devo’s First Official Documentary Movie in the Works
A feature-length film will explore band's rise to success.
Kiss Discusses Truth Behind Rumor They Planned to Call Band F—
Paul Stanley feared "ego fight" would break out during conversation about group's name.
Stewart Copeland Examines How the Police Survived Early Years
The drummer talks memory, fandom and anxiety as he prepares to publish his diaries of the band's formative era.
Neil Young Plays First Show Since 2019 to Send Green Message
He performed two songs at a Canadian ecology rally.
Joe Elliot Overcomes Altitude Sickness Before Def Leppard Show
Despite still feeling "a little woozy," singer delivered at Def Leppard's Bogota show.
Listen to Stevie Nicks Guest with Gorillaz on ‘Oil’
Fleetwood Mac icon supplies vocals for track from virtual band’s ‘Cracker Island’ album.