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.
20 Years Ago: David Letterman Returns After Heart Surgery
‘Late Show’ host jokes about emergency procedure after five weeks of recuperation.
How Billy Idol’s Motorcycle Crash Killed His Movie Career
He could have been star of ’Terminator 2’ and ‘The Doors’ if he hadn’t mangled his leg.
Huey Lewis Jokes About Supporting His Own Hologram on Tour
Singer remains hopeful of improvement in hearing condition that's sidelined his career.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Guest With Billy Joel
Singer joins Piano Man for “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me” and “Big Shot” at Madison Square Garden.
Queen Become First Band on U.K. Coin
50th anniversary collectables designed by fan who works at Royal Mint.
Rolling Stones, Elton John, U2 Documentary Makers Sued
U.S. publishers launch legal action against U.K. movie house over 11 titles.
How Bob Seger’s Fans Saved ‘Old Time Rock and Roll’
Classic track wasn’t set to appear on ‘Stranger in Town’ album because his bandmates didn’t like it.
Prince Website Launches Interactive Minneapolis Map
Tourist service features difficult-to-find locations plus audio commentary from colleagues.
Rod Stewart Joined ‘60s Anti-War Protests to Meet Women
He admits he “didn’t care” about the U.K.’s Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament even though he went on marches.
How Steve Perry Went from ‘Starving Drummer’ to Journey Star
Early tour with Canadian-based band revealed that the future singing star couldn't handle the cold.
Tom Petty Widow and Daughters Reportedly End Legal Estate Battle
Multi-million dollar lawsuit withdrawn as agreement is reached, according to a new report.
‘Purple Rain’ Added to Library of Congress National Film Registry
1984 movie among 25 titles selected for being "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.”