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.
Bruce Springsteen Took ‘Next to No Money’ for ‘Blinded by the Light’
Movie’s star Viveik Kalra recalls unexpected meeting with Boss at premiere.
Flea Didn’t Want Memoir to Be ‘Rock Star Book’
‘Acid for the Children’ to be published in November, five years after it was first announced.
David Crosby Says Music Business Is Heading for ‘Middle Ages’
He predicts environment where artists will create works-to-order for patrons.
Jimmy Page Loses Planning Battle with Neighbor
After fight with Robbie Williams, Led Zeppelin guitarist objected to plans for three 20" high trellises.
Duane Allman’s ‘Layla’ Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million
The 1957 Gibson Les Paul had been with same owner since 1977.
Watch Billy Idol and Bryan Adams Duet on ‘C’mon Everybody’
Pair performs Eddie Cochran classic on double-header tour.
How ‘I Hate Myself for Loving You’ Became Joan Jett’s Hugest Song
The 1988 song went from moderate hit to football anthem decades later.
What the Beatles Did After ‘Abbey Road’ Cover Shoot
Roadie’s diary reveals how bandmates went their separate ways when they found themselves with three hours to spare.
Listen to Unreleased Bruce Springsteen Song ‘I’ll Stand by You’
Piece written for Harry Potter movie appears on ‘Blinded by the Light’ soundtrack.
James Hetfield Calls Woman Who Scared Cougar With Metallica Song
Scare survivor “pleased” to discover that frontman is “great person.”