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.
Watch Lost Fan Footage of Led Zeppelin in 1972
Clip from New Zealand show was forgotten for nearly 50 years before archivist added audio.
When Phil Collins Was Accused of Plagiarizing Prince
Collins' 1985 single “Sussudio” bore strong resemblance to “1999” — but it didn’t bother him.
Why Dave Grohl Didn’t Abandon the Foo Fighters for Tom Petty
He says an invitation to tour as the Heartbreakers’ drummer would have made him “sad.”
Eddie Van Halen Photo Book Coming in June
Tony Iommi writes foreword for souvenir collection by veteran photographer Ross Halfin.
How the Police Helped Foo Fighters Get Their Name
Dave Grohl explains connection that he thinks would make Stewart Copeland perfect Rock Hall inductor.
Steve Lukather Says Eddie Van Halen Was ‘Humble Little Guy’
Toto guitarist recalls his late friend’s “adventure mentality.”
Supremes Cofounder Mary Wilson Dead at 76
She was the only member to appear in every lineup of the famous Motown group.
When Elton John Was Heckled With a Hot Dog
He recalls formative experience and tells people who hate him to support young bands.
Mick Fleetwood: My Cocaine Abuse Was Worse Than Stevie Nicks’
Drummer says he can’t remember two years of his life due to drugs.
Arnel Pineda Teases Journey About Steve Perry Return
Current singer still hopes to see former frontman making at least a guest appearance.
Watch ‘Star Wars’-Themed Tribute to Eddie Van Halen
YouTuber creates animation of Jawa playing “Eruption.”
Alex Van Halen Compares David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar
Drummer celebrates “strange chemistry” with original singer.