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.
Genesis Play Last-Ever Show With Peter Gabriel in Audience
Phil Collins jokes about members needing “real jobs” after Last Domino? tour ends.
45 Years Ago: Queen Tap Teenage Angst on ‘Tie Your Mother Down’
Written by Brian May on an extinct volcano, the song never left the band's set and remains there today.
David Crosby Says ‘Don’t Become a Musician’
David Crosby said his advice to young musicians was not to do it, even though it’s the advice he didn’t want to give.
Queen Are Most-Played Rock Band on Radio Around the World
Analytics service claims annual stats prove genre is “resurrected.”
Neil Young May Have Cost Spotify $2 Billion
Fallout over Joe Rogan controversy continues as Nils Lofgren is latest to remove his catalog.
Ventures Guitarist Don Wilson Dead at 88
Surf music pioneers were big influence on Eddie Van Halen, Aerosmith, Beach Boys and others.
Eight Dead in Houston Music Festival Crowd Surge
Hundreds injured at Astroworld event in Texas.
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.