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 the Eagles’ ‘Those Shoes’ Was Inspired by Jazz and Joe Walsh
Don Felder recalls wanting to tie in Miles Davis and talkbox for dueling effect on track from ‘The Long Run.’
Paul McCartney Thought Bottle of Whiskey Cost Just $2.50
Biographer cites example to prove ex Beatle can’t be “normal person” he’d love to be.
Woodstock Promoter Plans Signature Cannabis Strain for 50th Anniversary
Michael Lang outlines what to expect from Watkins Glen event in August.
Roger Waters Explains His Role in Rescuing Kidnapped Children
He played active part in saving two boys who’d been abandoned in Syria.
Roger Daltrey Recalls Tearful Calls From Keith Moon
The Who singer says larger-than-life drummer could be “incredibly tragic,” especially toward the end of his life.
Pete Townshend Recalls Hoping the Who Would Fail
Guitarist spent first years of his band’s career feeling “really quite unhappy.”
Did One Song Force the Collapse of Van Halen’s Original Lineup?
How arguments over “Dancing in the Street” sent David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen off in opposite directions.
See ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Cast Side by Side With Queen at Live Aid
Comparison clip shows attention to detail in biopic as fired director posts scene-rehearsal footage.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Cast Stunt Put Rami Malek Off Karaoke
Biopic star recalls singing title track with fellow actors, dressed in animal onesies.
Alice Cooper Predicts Next U.S. President Will Be ‘Worse Than Trump’
Shock-rock icon calls musicians talking politics “abuse of power,” but draws distinction from artists who are “being humanitarian.”