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.
Lockdown Sends Album Sales to All-Time Low But Vinyl Stays Strong
Coronavirus restrictions give rise to estimated smallest retail week since LP format began.
How Freddie Mercury Teased Elton John Backstage at Live Aid
Queen frontman criticized old friend’s hat after being complimented over iconic performance.
Rick Wakeman Calls Yes ‘Union’ Album a ‘Disgrace’
Keyboardist hated 1991 LP but loved the tour that followed, even though he knew he’d be dismissed when it ended.
How Van Halen’s Chain Smoking Inspired ‘Best of Both Worlds’
Sammy Hagar recalls “craziest songwriting experience” in shower.
Sammy Hagar Recalls the Time David Lee Roth ‘Flipped Out’ on Tour
Single incident took place during joint tour in 2002.
David Lee Roth Explains Where Van Halen’s ‘Arrogance’ Came From
Singer says band’s work ethic came out of years of preparation and that he started getting ready for Las Vegas residency 11 months ago.
Eddie Money’s Wife Had to ‘Shut Down’ Stripper Fans
Singer recalled how his songs were popular in “gentlemen’s clubs” in previously unpublished interview.
Ric Ocasek’s Emotional Final Message
Cars singer completed sketch that was found by his family after his death.
Rod Stewart Reveals Victorious Cancer Battle
Singer says he got all-clear after two years because illness was caught early.
Listen to Clip of Joan Jett’s New NFL Theme
New take of “I Hate Myself for Loving You” to open broadcasts for upcoming season.
Black Sabbath Started Wearing Crosses to Ward Off Curse
Geezer Butler recalls early moment when his band was targeted by occult group.
How Roger Daltrey Angered Pete Townshend Over New Who Album
Singer explains the difficulties of “climbing in” to guitarist’s songs.