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.
How Eagles Resisted Hollywood Bid for ‘Hotel California’ Movie
Life imitated art when drug-fueled producer met Glenn Frey and Don Henley.
Prince’s ‘Partyman’ Character to Appear in ‘Batman ’89’ Comic Book
Villain first appeared in video for song from movie soundtrack.
Eddie Van Halen Photo Book Coming in June
Tony Iommi writes foreword for souvenir collection by veteran photographer Ross Halfin.
Watch Elton John Fail COVID PSA Audition
He attempts unconvincing Michael Caine impersonation before movie star takes over.
Supremes Cofounder Mary Wilson Dead at 76
She was the only member to appear in every lineup of the famous Motown group.
Aerosmith’s ‘I Don’t Want to Miss … ‘ Was Imagined for a Woman
Writer Diane Warren expected female singer to perform band’s only No.1 hit.
When Elton John Was Heckled With a Hot Dog
He recalls formative experience and tells people who hate him to support young bands.
This Is Why You Should Listen to Music You Don’t Like
Audio arts professor argues about link between annoying sounds and “underlying natural beauty.”
How Prince’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Inspired Cyndi Lauper
She documented his 2007 performance in the rain in her song “Same Ol’ Story.”
Why Rush Left Neil Peart to Write Their Lyrics
Geddy Lee recalls the early days of developing a relationship with late drummer.