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.
Paul McCartney’s Brother Could Have Split the Beatles
Younger sibling Mike says “fortuitous” injury avoided Fab Four ending up like Oasis.
Beatles’ Movie Director Risked Deportation for Film’s Ending
Cop who ended 1969 rooftop concert says Michael Lindsay-Hogg had “lucky escape” over his immigration status.
Rod Stewart Had to Be Locked in Hotel Room Until He Wrote Songs
He says “there was too much shagging and drinking to do” in his Faces era.
When Eric Clapton Felt ‘Insulted’ by Eddie Van Halen, Brian May
They hoped Slowhand would enjoy his ’Star Fleet Project’ dedication - but he didn’t.
Brian May Says Queen Had ‘Unfair Advantage’ at Live Aid
Band’s retrospective video series covers their triumphant 20-minute show in 1985.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen Join Guns N’ Roses on Stage
He guests on “Paradise City” at end of Florida show.
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.