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.
Stephen Stills ‘Shocked but Not Surprised’ by David Crosby’s Death
Former bandmate pays tribute, saying, "He just went to take a nap and didn’t come back."
Why John Lennon Envied Paul McCartney’s Songwriting
Former aide recalls living with Lennon after the Beatles split.
Chuck Leavell Recalls Rolling Stones’ Tense ’80s Era
He joined the band when relations between Mick Jagger and Keith Richards had reached lowest ebb.
Prince Lawyer Warns: Respect Rights or ‘Suffer at Your Own Peril’
Heirs' representative speaks out after beverage company fails in attempt to trademark Purple Rain line.
How Blondie Thrived by Making ‘Mistakes in Public’
Drummer Clem Burke recalls misunderstood early CBGBs scene as a “workshop.”
Vinyl Can Go Green, But Records Will Cost More
New pressing machines use recyclable plastic and work faster than traditional systems – but there's a drawback.
35 Years Ago: Kiss Tries to Be Everyone Else on ‘Crazy Crazy Nights’
Song was a clear attempt to emulate the success of newer rock heroes Bon Jovi and their type.
More to Come From Joni Mitchell, Label Boss Predicts
A&R director upbeat after her surprise stage return last month.
Paul Stanley Predicts ‘Enough Tears’ at Final Kiss Show
Gene Simmons says it would be "saddest thing" if Ace Frehley and Peter Criss aren't there.