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 the Eagles Split Affected Drummer Joe Vitale
Joe Walsh’s sideman recalls his only tour with iconic band before its 1980 collapse.
Jimmy Page on Panned Led Zeppelin Show: ‘Maybe They Were Stoned’
Guitarist offers five reasons why 1971 California concert "wasn't a very good communion."
Kool and the Gang Co-Founder Ronald Bell Dead at 68
Multi-instrumentalist co-wrote hits including “Celebration,” “Ladies’ Night” and “Jungle Boogie.”
Ace Frehley Confused by People Who Call Him an Influence
Former Kiss guitarist also recalls doubts over covering Beatles classic “I’m Down" in exclusive interview.
Joe Walsh and Brian Johnson Share Supergroup Dream Joke
Eagles and AC/DC members talk about forming band with Robert Plant and Roger Daltrey.
Paul McCartney Reveals Naughty Message in Beatles Song
Phrase in “Sun King” means more than it seems - especially in Liverpool, he says.
Angus Young Still Suffers From Stage Fright
AC/DC guitarist recalls how constant-movement routine started out as self-defense.
40 Years Ago: Queen Reach Their U.S. Peak With ‘The Game’ Tour
They couldn’t know it at the time, but they’d never top their 49-date North American run.
Bob Seger’s Oceanic Leap for ‘The Fire Down Below’
Blue-collar icon looked to Scotland and England for inspiration that created song about prostitution.
AC/DC’s Chris Slade Recalls ‘Shock’ of Brian Johnson’s Departure
Drummer says the arrival of Axl Rose was an equal surprise during lineup turmoil of 2016.