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.
Listen to Ozzy Osbourne’s Elton John Collaboration ‘Ordinary Man’
Title track from February album also features Slash.
Why Steve Perry Didn’t Like Journey’s ‘Captured’ Album
Singer recalls how the band’s first live LP forced him to put perfection before enjoyment.
Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John Are Working on Music Together
Sharon Osbourne says collaboration is part of year of “good stuff.”
Brian May Discusses His ‘Grim’ Christmas Depression
Queen guitarist says he suffered “hopelessness” and “fear” during holiday season.
Why Pete Townshend Refused to Write ‘Blade Runner’ Soundtrack
The Who guitarist didn't enjoy experience of working on ‘Tommy’ movie music.
Rolling Stones Launch 130 Unreleased Clips From 1969
YouTube launch appears to be bid to extend copyright lifetime, suggesting they won’t be online long.
How Bob Seger’s Fans Saved ‘Old Time Rock and Roll’
Classic track wasn’t set to appear on ‘Stranger in Town’ album because his bandmates didn’t like it.
Is 2019 the Year Van Halen Disappeared?
Members went unrecognized among rock fans and pop star said she’d never heard of them - have they slid into the past?
Ronnie Wood Predicts New Rolling Stones Album in 2020
Guitarist declares his band “indestructible” after putting health issues behind them.
Why Gilby Clarke Was Fired, Re-Hired, Then Left Guns N’ Roses
Guitarist's stint ended amid breakdown in relations between Axl Rose and Slash.
How Steve Perry Went from ‘Starving Drummer’ to Journey Star
Early tour with Canadian-based band revealed that the future singing star couldn't handle the cold.
Beatles Chauffeur Sells ‘Iconic’ John Lennon Glasses for $184,000
Broken shades were left in Ringo Starr’s car in 1968.