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.
Queen Are Now Richer Than the Queen
'Sunday Times' Rich List puts Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon ahead of British monarch.
How Joe Perry Overcame Worries About Aerosmith’s Vegas Residency
Producer Jack Douglas also reveals what went wrong on the band's first night.
Woodstock 50 Will Go Ahead and ‘Be a Blast’ Insists Promoter
Michael Lang vows festival will be staged in August despite financial backer’s withdrawal.
Toto Announce U.S. Fall Tour With Denver Stop
Final dates listed for '40 Trips Around the Sun' road trip that’s lasted two years.
How Freddie Mercury’s Loved Ones Share ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Income
Disposal details of Queen icon’s will means sister Kashmira Bulsara and best friend Mary Austin receive millions.
Michael Jackson to Remain in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Representative cites his “significant impact” on music despite allegations of abuse made in ‘Leaving Neverland’ documentary.
Toto and ‘Us': The Unlikely Horror Movie Connection
Band provided soundtrack for ambitious Hands Across America charity event, which inspired smash hit feature film.
How Stevie Nicks Learned to ’Stuff’ Poetry Into Songs
Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills and Nash albums provided early influence.
How Billy Idol Risked His Sight for ‘Eyes Without a Face’
The singer was bandaged up for two days while his corneas healed.
How Billy Gibbons Named ZZ Top
Band leader was inspired by posters that filled band’s hangout room.
35 Years Ago: Revisiting Van Halen’s Ill-Fated ‘1984’ Tour
On paper and in the bank, the band had everything going for them. Then came the 1984 Tour.
Huey Lewis and the News Sign Deal for First Album in 10 Years
10th LP due for release in the spring, although doubts remain over frontman’s ability to tour.