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.
Jello Biafra Says Smoking Weed ‘Delayed’ His Career
The Dead Kennedys icon takes a dig at Tipper Gore as he tells how he managed to escape drug addiction – although he didn’t escape vinyl obsession.
Noel Gallagher ‘Reignited’ by Use of ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ at Manchester Memorial
The Oasis guitarist and songwriter recalls hearing his song sung at memorial vigil.
Chester Bennington Autopsy Report Is Released
The Linkin Park singer, who’d been struggling with sobriety, had traces of alcohol in his system.
Mental Health Helpline Launched for U.K. Music Industry
The Initiative follows increased attention to issues after the deaths of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell, with plans to roll out across U.S. and beyond.
Josh Homme Was Prepared for Backlash Over Producer Mark Ronson
The Queens of the Stone Age frontman knew some fans would object to the pop producer's presence.
Watch Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Always Ascending’ Video
The promo accompanies the title track of their fifth album, due in February 2018.
Pearl Jam to Return to Touring in 2018
After a year of downtime, Eddie Vedder and co announce shows in South America and Europe.
Radiohead’s Philip Selway Says He Could Have Died in 2012 Stage Collapse
The Radiohead drummer reveals he was scheduled to be in same place on stage that collapsed in 2012.
Watch U2 Perform ’Songs of Experience’ Tracks on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Bono and colleagues delivered “American Soul” and “Get Out of Your Own Way” during last night's 'Saturday Night Live' telecast
Radiohead Hope for Justice in Stage Collapse Inquest
An Inquest into the 2012 death of roadie Scott Johnson will take place after the judge stayed criminal proceedings.