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.
Alice Cooper Names Three Bands Every Young Musician Should Hear
Shock-rock icon says too many hopefuls "just throw it away."
Yes, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull Alumni on New Prog Collective Album
Billy Sherwood leads "House of the Rising Sun" cover from upcoming 'Songs We Were Taught.'
Great White Announce Andrew Freeman as New Singer
Last In Line and George Lynch vocalist replaces Mitch Malloy after four years.
How ‘The Quiet Man’ Mined Irish Nostalgia for Oscar Gold
John Ford’s rom-com starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara defined the Emerald Isle for generations of Americans.
Watch Bruce Springsteen Guest With Coldplay
The Boss joins British band for two songs in New Jersey.
Watch Queen’s Jubilee Performance of ‘We Will Rock You’
Elaborate royal event opener, also featuring Elton John and Rod Stewart, was Brian May’s bid to top 2002 palace-roof appearance.
Ringo Starr’s Drumming Tip: ‘Just Hit the Buggers’
Beatles icon recalls the first time he encountered a drum as he accepts honorary doctorate.
40 Years Ago: ‘Star Trek II’ Brings Back ‘Khaaaaaaaaannn!’
Movie was a big risk on a low budget that delivered a franchise-saving film, including some of the original cast's most memorable moments.
Elvis Image Owners Tell Impersonators to End Las Vegas Weddings
City mayor says legal move could be "industry-devastating act."
Steve Jones Prefers Steely Dan to Sex Pistols
Guitarist says it would be "silly" if his musical tastes haven’t changed since the ‘70s.
Tony Banks Says Peter Gabriel Years Weren’t Genesis’ ‘Glory Days’
Keyboardist feels prog giants didn't live through distinct eras.
David Lee Roth Teases Return for Van Halen Tribute Project
"I’m only on my first retirement," band's original singer jokes.