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.
Ace Frehley Plans Tour With Alice Cooper
Former Kiss guitarist predicts five-week run next summer.
How Chrissie Hynde Wrote ‘Don’t Get Me Wrong’ for John McEnroe
Pretenders leader recalls writing song for tennis star.
Heart Live Album Includes Guns N’ Roses, Alice in Chains Guests
Wilson sisters release “Lost Angel” video from 'Live in Atlantic City.'
Bruce Springsteen Crushes 2019 Tour Hopes
E Street band won’t return next year, the Boss confirms.
How Phil Collins ‘Cheated’ at Genesis Audition
Drummer recalls added advantage he gained by going for a swim before tryout.
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.
Stevie Nicks Recalls Prince’s Surprise Appearance on ‘Stand Back’
She invited him for studio visit to hear track he’d inspired, but didn’t expect him to show up, never mind record.
Ringo Starr Glad to Be Heard Better on Beatles’ White Album Reissue
He thanks producer Giles Martin for bringing his drums to life.
Why Beatles Insiders Kept Silent for Years
Apple Corps executive who was present at final rooftop concert explains delay over discussing the moment.
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Returns to Hot 100 for Third Time
Rare achievement powered by continued success of Freddie Mercury biopic.