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 Prince Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’
Heartbreakers leader had key 'Purple Rain' moment on his mind when he completed a track Stevie Nicks abandoned.
Record Labels Blackout to Protest Against Killing of George Floyd
“The show must be paused” message to be supported by day of “disconnect from work” on June 2.
Neil Peart’s Death Took Away Alex Lifeson’s Motivation
Rush guitarist knows his desire to play will return, but doubts he and Geddy Lee will reunite.
Roger Daltrey Refuses COVID-19 Advice to Lock Himself Indoors
The Who singer says people “can’t wrap ourselves in cotton wool” despite being in a high-risk demographic.
Dave Grohl’s ‘Mortifying’ Experience of ‘Times Like These’ Cover
Foo Fighters leader got it wrong when asked to contribute to COVID-19 fundraising single.
COVID-19 Roundup: Virus Turned Alice Cooper Positive
Rock legend talks about his new single, as Bruce Kulick, the Pretenders and Elvis Presley's estate react to coronavirus pandemic.
Roger Waters Says David Gilmour Won’t Let Him Access Pink Floyd Fans
He regrets that 30 million followers weren’t told about his new version of “Mother.”
See Roger Waters Play Lockdown Version of Pink Floyd’s ‘Mother’
Video features members of his band performing from home.
How Kiss Fought Off Bad Record Label Advice to Create ‘Forever’
Frontman didn’t like the assumptions made about Michael Bolton’s co-writing credit.
Stewart Copeland Recalls Last Time He Saw Neil Peart
Friends gathered for late Rush drummer’s birthday four months before his death.