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 Sells: Why You Hear So Much Freddie Mercury Music in Ads
What makes their songs so popular with advertisers?
Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks Close on Rock Hall Fan Vote Victory
With five days to go for class of 2019 public ballot, more than 3 million votes have been cast.
Faith No More Members Writing New Music
Keyboardist Roddy Bottum says he, Billy Gould and Mike Bordin have been experimenting together.
40 Years Ago: Rick Allen Joins Def Leppard
Teenage drummer had decided to quit music when local newspaper reported “Leopard Loses Skins” as founding member departed.
Dean Ween Plans Marijuana-Friendly Concert Venue
“Honeypot Lounge” boss argues “cannabis and music make total, total sense together.”
Former Europe Guitarist Kee Marcello’s Worst Moment: ‘Someone Threw a Hand Grenade Onstage…
Guitarist recalls his life flashing before his eyes in horrifying moment.
40 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Brings ‘From the Inside’ Out of the Sanitarium
Shock rock icon’s 11th album marked change of approach after he’d been treated for alcoholism.
Legendary Van Morrison Recording Released Then Removed
Fans offered 1968 live LP made as he developed his 'Astral Weeks' sound for a single day.
Smashing Pumpkins to Continue After Billy Corgan’s Doubts Cleared
Frontman had been determined to “be the band we never were, one time.”
Sharon Osbourne Drugged Ozzy to Discover His Affairs
She admits to giving him extra sleeping pills so he’d tell her everything, and says she stayed with him because she didn’t think anyone else would want her.