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.
Aretha Franklin Reportedly ‘Gravely Ill’
Iconic singer, 76, reportedly surrounded by friends and family at home.
George Harrison’s Cavern Club Guitar Could Sell for $500,000
The Beatles star took possession of this guitar after sending in his Gretsch Country Gentleman for repairs.
‘Good Morning, Vietman’ Inspiration Adrian Cronauer Dead at 79
Radio host played onscreen by Robin Williams dies from “age-related illness.”
Influential Early Folk Rocker Vince Martin Dead at 81
Although he only had one hit single in his career, recording “Cindy, Oh Cindy” seven years before the Beach Boys covered it, he was a major influence on a number of artists.
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.