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.
25 Years Ago: ‘Star Wars’ Fans Upset by ‘Trilogy Special Edition’
"Han Shot First" dispute was top of theater audiences' complaints when anniversary cut arrived in 1997.
Queen Are Most-Played Rock Band on Radio Around the World
Analytics service claims annual stats prove genre is “resurrected.”
Watch NBA Star Russell Westbook Get Trolled With Foreigner Song
Sacramento Kings DJ plays “Cold as Ice” clip as Lakers player shoots 2 for 14.
Bruce Springsteen Confirmed as Music’s Biggest Earner in 2021
$550 million rights deal pushes him to top of list as similar arrangements skew annual results.
What Did Prince and Eddie Van Halen Say When They Met?
Surprisingly, two of the world's greatest-ever guitarists didn't discuss music.
The Fight to Have Elton John Play at Princess Diana’s Funeral
British National Archive papers reveal priest’s bid for “modern world” to be represented at ceremony.
Tom Petty Given Posthumous Degree from Hometown University
He never attended the University of Florida - but was once a groundskeeper there.
Rod Stewart: Elton John ‘Showed Me Up’ With Christmas Kindness
“I never felt so stingy,” he says of ‘70s gift exchange.
Toto Drummer Jeff Porcaro’s Catalog Sold for $30 Million
He notched several hundred recording credits before dying suddenly in 1992 at age 38.
Rick Allen Says He Nearly Lost Both Arms in Car Wreck
Def Leppard drummer looks back at 1984 accident that led to amputation.
Prince Once Refused Invitation to Play at the White House
Ex-President Barack Obama recalls “remarkable” performance months before musician’s death.
Billy Idol on His Drug Battle: ‘Addicts, We’re Very Clever’
He says he’s “not 100 percent” after spending years to develop “discipline.”