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.
How Plant and Hynde Made ‘Psychedelic Marmite’ Together
He recalls celebrating “pure” era of songwriting with “Bluebirds Over the Mountain” duet.
Oasis Disagreement Robbed Fans of Rarities Release
Noel Gallagher reveals abandoned plans for album with bonus disc.
When Lemmy’s Fast Work Amazed Ozzy Osbourne
Black Sabbath singer recalls Motorhead frontman writing three sets of lyrics and reading a book in four hours.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Remix Album ‘III Imagined’
All-star takes on songs from ‘McCartney III’ revealed as Beck discusses what it meant to be part of project.
Cheap Trick Won National Honor Via Rick Nielsen Family Friend
Local librarian put wheels in motion to have 'Budokan' live album added to Recording Registry.
Elton John Says He’s Recorded ‘Something’ with Metallica
Singer confirms collaboration with metal band took place during pandemic lockdown.
How Rick Springfield ‘Pissed All Over’ Sammy Hagar Song
Friends came close to wrecking each other’s music during 2020 “boat-in” show.
Foreigner’s Thom Gimbel Set to Quit
Bassist Jeff Pilson says upcoming lineup change proves band’s future is secure without original members.
New Kiss Songs Would Be Like Unaged Wine, Says Paul Stanley
Frontman explains the paradox that makes studio return unlikely.
How Alice Cooper ‘Opened Up a Huge Door’ for David Bowie
Shock-rock legend recalls British rising star telling the Spiders From Mars, “This is what we should be doing.”