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 ZZ Top’s Weirdest Song Was Inspired by Phil Donahue
“Manic Mechanic” came about after Billy Gibbons heard disguised voice on TV show.
Ozzy Osbourne, Robert Plant and Oasis in Rockfield Studio Film
Watch the trailer for new documentary that explores history of the Welsh farm where Queen recorded “Bohemian Rhapsody.”
Deep Purple Announce New Album ‘Whoosh!’
Twenty-first studio LP arrives in June.
When Robert Plant and Ian Anderson Settled Feud They Never Had
Jethro Tull leader recalls “absurd” rumor that’s followed him for decades.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls Cocaine Trip With Lemmy Kilmister
Shows with Motorhead were canceled after the pair indulged for a week.
David Lee Roth Shrugs Off Voice Criticisms
Singer says he’s “never had any delusions” about his vocal abilities.
David Crosby, Joe Walsh Show to Mark Kent State Shootings Anniversary
May performance to include Barnstorm reunion.
Watch Rod Stewart Reunite With Surviving Faces
Ronnie Wood and Kenney Jones help deliver “Stay With Me” at Brit Awards.
Billy Joel’s Neighbors Fear He’s Going to Build a ‘Stinkpot’
Island village residents object to his plans to create stables for 12 horses.
Artimus Pyle Says His Lynyrd Skynyrd Film Will Be ‘Cult Classic’
Drummer is proud of ’Street Survivors,’ which was made despite former bandmates’ disapproval.
James Taylor Recalls Giving Opiates to John Lennon
He recalls signing with Apple Records during heroin addiction and being a "bad influence" on the band.
Eric Clapton and Friends Honor Ginger Baker: Videos and Set List
Late Cream and Blind Faith drummer remembered by Roger Waters, Ronnie Wood, Steve Winwood, Baker's son Kofi and others.