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.
Queen Music Publisher Banked on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Success Three Years Ago
Campaign to place music in TV ads made 2018 a record year for Freddie Mercury’s band.
Roger Waters Explains His Role in Rescuing Kidnapped Children
He played active part in saving two boys who’d been abandoned in Syria.
Weezer Cover Black Sabbath, ELO, Toto and More on Surprise ‘Teal Album’
Ten-track LP arrives without warning ahead of ‘Black Album.’
How Yes Persuaded Jon Anderson to Return for ‘90125’
Singer decided to rejoin after Chris Squire played him new tracks in 1983.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Execs Would Be Happy With Half Its Gross
Fox bosses hail Queen biopic producer as $800 million mark is passed.
35 Years Ago: Revisiting Van Halen’s Ill-Fated ‘1984’ Tour
On paper and in the bank, the band had everything going for them. Then came the 1984 Tour.
Ninth Kiss Kruise Announced for 2019
Band promise “experience of a lifetime” on trip starting October 30.
Metallica, Thin Lizzy Members to Appear in Phil Lynott Movie
Award-winning director confirms big-screen film ’Songs for While I’m Away’ is under production.
‘Dave Grohl’s Not Available’: How Lemmy Hired Matt Sorum for Motorhead Tour
Former Guns N’ Roses drummer recalls 2009 call-up to play 13 shows with no rehearsal.
Why Geezer Butler Came Out of Retirement for Deadland Ritual
Black Sabbath veteran had considered solo album before joining band with Matt Sorum, Steve Stevens and Franky Perez.
Foreigner Search for Fan Who Inspired ‘Juke Box Hero’
V.I.P. experience waiting at musical premiere for person who went backstage around 1980.
Huey Lewis and the News Sign Deal for First Album in 10 Years
10th LP due for release in the spring, although doubts remain over frontman’s ability to tour.