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.
Blues Brothers’ Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy Dies at 88
Matt “Guitar” Murphy, best known as a member of the Blues Brothers band, has died at 88, his nephew confirmed in a Facebook statement.
Linda Ronstadt Determined to ‘Have a Life’ With Parkinson’s
The singer opens up about her disease, how it's changed her daily routine, and the actor who serves as inspiration.
Roger Daltrey Criticizes #MeToo Movement
Roger Daltrey says there are no sexual predators among rock stars and that claims to the contrary are “salacious crap.”
John Lennon’s Sister Wants Beatles Fans to Buy Parts of Strawberry Field
John Lennon’s sister is leading a campaign to offer Beatles fans the chance to own a part of Strawberry Field, and support a benefit campaign in the process.
Ticketmaster Invests in Facial-Recognition Technology
Ticketmaster has invested in facial-recognition technology that it said could lead to faster access to events along with increased protection against fraud.
Guitar Center Reportedly Facing ‘Imminent Bankrupcty’
Financial service firm S&P downgrades Guitar Center chain of stores, indicating likelihood of bankruptcy in the near future.
Going to Concerts Can Extend Your Life, Study Says
A behavioral science study has concluded that attending concerts on a regular basis could extend your life by up to nine years.
Unseen Beatles Photos From First U.S. Tour Sell for $358,000
A collection of unseen photos of the Beatles from their first U.S. tour recently sold at an auction in England for more than $358,000.
Musician Argues for New Laws to Protect Artists From Sexual Misconduct
Country music singer Katie Armiger has united with two senior politicians to argue the case for new legislation to protect artists from sexual misconduct.
Gibson Boss Blames Guitar Stores for Financial Woes
Gibson owner Henry Juszkiewicz explains how he believes music stories can change to survive.