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.
Rob Halford Recalls ‘Xenophobic’ Disco Demolition Night Stunt
Judas Priest singer says infamous 1979 moment carried anti-gay sentiments.
Battle Over Early Beatles Demo Valued at $6 Million Goes to Court
Sound engineer Geoff Emerick kept 1962 session despite being told to destroy it — and now label want it back.
First U.S. Social Distancing Concert Remains in Doubt
Performer doesn’t think “fan pod” show will take place as a result of coronavirus rules, but promoter insists it will.
Former Bad Company Singer Brian Howe Dead at 66
Vocalist fronted band for five albums in the ‘80s and ‘90s.
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Singer recalled how his songs were popular in “gentlemen’s clubs” in previously unpublished interview.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.