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 Yes Persuaded Jon Anderson to Return for ‘90125’
Singer decided to rejoin after Chris Squire played him new tracks in 1983.
35 Years Ago: Revisiting Van Halen’s Ill-Fated ‘1984’ Tour
On paper and in the bank, the band had everything going for them. Then came the 1984 Tour.
Pete Townshend Recalls Hoping the Who Would Fail
Guitarist spent first years of his band’s career feeling “really quite unhappy.”
Did One Song Force the Collapse of Van Halen’s Original Lineup?
How arguments over “Dancing in the Street” sent David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen off in opposite directions.
Anthony Kiedis Says Climate Crisis Is Out of Control
Red Hot Chili Peppers singer says “federal government is failing us” over disasters that ruin environment, kill hundreds and cost billions.
Joe Elliott’s Imaginary Def Leppard Review Came True
Singer discusses his ambitious early days -- including being hired without singing a note.
Brian May Plays Himself in ‘Leaked’ ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Clip
Queen guitarist recalls moment where he steps in for actor Gwilym Lee after it was released by fired director Bryan Singer.
Alex Lifeson to Guest on New Mute Gods Album
Former Rush guitarist sits in with prog trio Nick Beggs, Roger King and Marco Minnemann’s LP ‘Atheists and Believers.’
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Cast Stunt Put Rami Malek Off Karaoke
Biopic star recalls singing title track with fellow actors, dressed in animal onesies.
Roger Daltrey Won’t Rush Into ‘Difficult’ Keith Moon Film Project
The Who frontman is also certain he doesn’t want to be involved with Woodstock's 50th anniversary.