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.
Chicago’s Longest-Tenured Guitarist Has Left the Band
Keith Howland has been replaced by Peter Cetera’s solo group member Tony Obrohta.
55 Years Ago: The Yardbirds Fire Jeff Beck
Wayward guitarist “could have easily never played again” after U.S. tour went wrong.
Beatles’ Movie Director Risked Deportation for Film’s Ending
Cop who ended 1969 rooftop concert says Michael Lindsay-Hogg had “lucky escape” over his immigration status.
Cop Who Ended Beatles’ Final Show Still Happy With His Conduct
As the performance ended, Ringo Starr joked, "Don't put the handcuffs on me!"
Rod Stewart Had to Be Locked in Hotel Room Until He Wrote Songs
He says “there was too much shagging and drinking to do” in his Faces era.
Deep Purple’s Steve Morse Recalls Hate for His Ozzy Osbourne Covers
Guitarist endured backlash over 2004 album ‘Living Loud.’
Robert Plant Might Have Abandoned Music if He’d Read Mom’s Letter
He only opened 1967 note in 2020 after finding it in his archive.
Beatles’ ‘Running Battle’ With ‘Let It Be’ Director
Peter Jackson hails “courage” in allowing him to make ‘Get Back’ from Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s 1969 footage.
Sting Says He’s a ‘Heavy Metal Singer’
He explains why it was essential to deliver Police songs in a high register.
Paul Simon Felt ‘Fine’ About Ending His Album Career
He says decision came with “literally a click” when he completed 2016 album ‘Stranger to Stranger.’
Richie Sambora Says His Job in Bon Jovi Was to ‘Shut the F— up’
Guitarist looked back on his time in the band during a conversation with Nile Rodgers.
Robert Plant Became ‘Rock ’n’ Roll Cliche at a Very Early Age’
Led Zeppelin icon hails Alison Krauss for steering him in a different direction.