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.
Man On ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ Cover Identified After 52 Years
Historian discovers that picture of an English town roof mender was captured in the 1890s by local photographer.
Musician Died Without Knowing She’s on ‘Final’ Beatles Song
Caroline Buckman took part in secret recording session for “Now and Then” 11 months before dying of cancer.
Andrew Watt Hopes Unfinished Rolling Stones Songs Form New LP
Producer ponders the future of songs left over from ‘Hackney Diamonds.’
Andrew Watt Nearly Had to Choose Between McCartney and Stones
Producer hails band’s generosity after scheduling conflict instead led to ‘Hackney Diamonds’ collaboration.
Why You Can’t Stream Van Halen’s Final Album
Wolfgang Van Halen says David Lee Roth is blocking the album's return.
Ace Frehley: My New Album Makes Paul Stanley ‘Look Like an Imbecile’
Former Kiss guitarist says upcoming solo LP proves he’s not the person former bandmates have claimed.
Simon Le Bon Hates Halloween Despite New Halloween Album
Singer says Duran Duran’s ‘Danse Macabre’ was bandmate’s “fantasy” – but admits it was fun to make.
Why Paul McCartney Knew ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Movie Would Never Work
Former Beatle says any attempt to visualize the album would clash with fans' own imaginations.
Robert Plant Agreed to Sing ‘Stairway’ for Huge Charity Donation
Guitarist Kenwyn House says Led Zeppelin classic was unexpected addition to cancer fundraising set.
The Unfunny Night Frank Zappa Got Himself Banned From ‘SNL’
Flat delivery and breaking character ensured his first guest host spot was also his last.