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.
Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar Sells for $6 Million
The guitar used by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s iconic MTV Unplugged show in 1993 sold at auction for over $6 million, breaking five records in the process.
Tom Petty’s Family Hits Donald Trump With Cease and Desist Notice
President did not have family's permission to use “I Won’t Back Down” at campaign rally.
Record Labels Blackout to Protest Against Killing of George Floyd
“The show must be paused” message to be supported by day of “disconnect from work” on June 2.
Bob Dylan’s Handwritten ‘Times’ Lyrics on Sale For $2.2 Million
Bob Dylan’s original handwritten lyrics for “The Times They Are A-Changin’’ were placed in a memorabilia auction with a starting price of $2.2 million.
New York and L.A. Mayors Say Concerts May Not Return Until 2021
The mayors of New York and Los Angeles both suggested that large-scale events might not return to the cities until next year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
55 Years Ago: The Beatles Start Shooting ‘Help!’
On Feb. 23, 1965, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr began filming the second Beatles movie.
Watch Aerosmith Star in New Las Vegas TV Commercial
After a series of scenes showing the adventurous and indulgent nature of the destination, singer Steven Tyler is seen onstage with his bandmates, leading the crowd through a chant of the city slogan, “What happens here only happens here.”
Beatles Chauffeur Sells ‘Iconic’ John Lennon Glasses for $184,000
A former Beatles chauffeur recently sold a broken pair of John Lennon’s sunglasses for $184,000 at an auction.
‘Purple Rain’ Added to Library of Congress National Film Registry
Prince’s movie "Purple Rain" has been added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry, the government body announced.
Paul McCartney Kids’ Book Is Becoming Animated Movie
‘High in the Clouds’ will feature original Macca songs and music.