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.
Elton John Settles $3.9 Million Legal Dispute With Ex-Wife
Renata Blauel had said her appearance in his memoir and ‘Rocketman’ biopic breached a deal.
Pete Townshend Turned Down Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Invite
The Who guitarist recommended Eddie Van Halen, who played solo on groundbreaking hit single.
Jon Bon Jovi Wishes Richie Sambora ‘Had His Life Together’
But singer argues there’s an upside to his old friend’s absence from Bon Jovi.
Stevie Nicks Wrote to Lindsey Buckingham After His Heart Attack
She says split with Fleetwood Mac bandmate was “long time coming” after moment that “broke the camel’s back.”
Lenny Kravitz Discovered Weed and Led Zeppelin the Same Moment
He recalls enjoying his first high just as a friend played “Black Dog” on boombox.
Little Richard Song Chosen as New ‘Monday Night Football’ Theme
Revamped version of “Rip It Up” will open show during new season.
Kool and the Gang Co-Founder Ronald Bell Dead at 68
Multi-instrumentalist co-wrote hits including “Celebration,” “Ladies’ Night” and “Jungle Boogie.”
Woodstock ’99 Documentary Coming to Netflix
Series will examine background of disastrous festival that “went down in flames.”
Rick Springfield, Coheed and Cambria Release ‘Jessie’s Girl’ Sequel
Watch video for song that followed online chat between original songwriter and the band's Claudio Sanchez.
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.