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.
Paul McCartney Says John Lennon ‘Worried’ About How He’d Be Remembered
Macca recalls “out of the blue” moment with Beatles bandmate – and owns up to moments of extreme doubt despite his success.
How Stevie Nicks Persuaded Mike Campbell to Play a Heartbreakers Classic in Fleetwood Mac
New member offers hint as to the set list to be expected from lineup without Lindsey Buckingham.
Dave Grohl Sets Charity Auction for ‘Play’ Instruments
Solo project gear to be sold in aid of young musicians.
Tom Petty Believed He Was Playing His Last Tour
Widow recalls her husband’s final days after he’d been told he had emphysema and broken hip.
Otis Rush Dead at 84
Chicago blues guitarist succumbs to complications from 2003 stroke.
New Leonard Cohen Album Expected Next Year
Late singer’s son says “beautiful,” “romantic” posthumous LP is underway.
Listen to Previously Unreleased Cranberries Song, ‘Iosa’
The track appears on upcoming 25th anniversary edition of 'Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?'
Ace Frehley Wanted to Drive Into Tree Before Quitting Kiss
Spaceman insists 1982 departure was worth financial loss.
Joan Jett Says #MeToo Impact Hasn’t Hit Music Yet
She argues change is on the way, and discusses her Runaways background.
John Lennon Complimented Paul McCartney’s Writing Only Once
Former Beatle admits “pathetic” reaction to late colleague’s endorsement.
Revisiting Michael Hutchence’s Final Concert
Eight weeks after INXS completed a world tour in September 1997, their singer took his own life in a hotel room.
Tony Iommi Recalls Being Thrown Offstage at Early Show
Being booked for wrong audience fueled Black Sabbath name change, says guitarist.