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.
Can Bitcoin-Style Ticketing End Fakes and Resales?
Technology based on Bitcoin’s blockchain encryption might just stop most concert ticket fraud.
Hear an Updated Version of Frances Bean Cobain’s New Song
Frances Bean Cobain has released a new clip of her debut song, which first appeared last month and was later deleted.
The Cars’ Ric Ocasek ‘Peacefully Separated’ From Wife Last Year
The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek “peacefully separated” from his wife Paulina Porizkova last year, she revealed in a new social media message.
‘Kiss Guy’ Says His Foo Fighters Stage Moment Was ‘Ride or Die’
The Foo Fighters fan who impressed Dave Grohl after being invited onstage to play “Monkey Wrench” said he originally planned to “chill and just focus” but then decided to indulge himself in the moment.
Music Modernization Act Passed by House of Representatives
New legislation designed to improve the way music creators are paid and protected was unanimously passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday.
New Prince Album Announced, Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
The first posthumous album of unheard Prince music is set to arrive later this year.
Watch the Heartbreakers Play for First Time Since Tom Petty Died
Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench and Steve Ferrone hadn't performed together since tragedy struck the Heartbreakers.
Watch Eddie Vedder Jam With New York Blues Band
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder made a surprise guest appearance with a New York City blues band.
David Bowie and John Lennon Handwriting Turned Into Fonts
A series of downloadable fonts based on the handwriting of acclaimed songwriters has been released online.
Chrissie Hynde to Publish Art Book
Chrissie Hynde has announced the publication of an art book, 'Adding the Blue.'