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.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Royalty Checks Are a ‘Joke’
Band didn’t get a penny until 1998 despite selling millions of albums, singer reports.
When Bruce Springsteen First Heard Himself on the Radio
Bruce Springsteen recalled the emotional moment when he first heard one of his songs on the radio.
Small Venues Still at Risk as COVID Cash Fails to Arrive
A representative of the organization formed to save small venues amid the coronavirus pandemic said “not a single penny” of government support has reached the struggling business owners up until last month.
$18 Concert Tickets Cost $1,000 for Unvaccinated Fans
Florida promoter enacts “no-vax tax” to “get the fence-sitters off the fence” over COVID-19.
Mick Jagger Found Writing His Memoir ‘Dull and Upsetting’
“I was offered a lot of money, and the money was the seductive part of it,” Jagger admitted in a recent interview with the BBC.
Brian May and Roger Taylor Recall Chances to Quit Queen
Brian May and Roger Taylor recalled the opportunities they both had to leave Queen before the band found global success with singer Freddie Mercury.
Why Jon Bon Jovi Spent a Year Giving His Guitar ‘The Finger’
Jon Bon Jovi suggested that when the live-music industry returns to action, he won’t be as big a part of the scene as he used to be.
Queen Choose the 50 Best Moments of Their Own Career
Watch trailer for year-long YouTube celebration.
How Michael McDonald Almost Didn’t Write ‘What a Fool Believes’
He recalls getting his original lyric scribble back after six-year round trip.
Eddie Van Halen Photo Book Coming in June
Tony Iommi writes foreword for souvenir collection by veteran photographer Ross Halfin.