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.
Stephen Hawking, Rock Star: How He Helped Shape Songs by Pink Floyd, U2 and Others
Stephen Hawking may have been more interested in classical music than popular music – but he still managed to notch up an impressive series of rock star credentials.
Smashing Pumpkins to Release Two EPs
Billy Corgan confirmed that the reunited Smashing Pumpkins are set to release two new EPs, with first track coming in May.
NME, Iconic British Music Publication, Ends Print Era
The iconic British music publication 'NME' has appeared for the last time in its print edition.
Listen to New Chris Cornell Song ‘You Never Knew My Mind’
A previously unheard Chris Cornell song, “You Never Knew My Mind,” has been released.
Muse’s Matt Bellamy Says Guitar is ‘No Longer a Lead Instrument’
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy says the guitar’s days as a focal point of music are numbered.
‘Star Wars’ Meets Beastie Boys: See the ‘Solo’ Trailer With ‘Sabotage’ Soundtrack
A Star Wars fan has edited a trailer for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' to match classic Beastie Boys track “Sabotage.”
Listen to Trent Reznor’s ‘Better Alone’ Playlist
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has created a playlist he’s called “Better Alone,” featuring music from across his catalog.
Muse Hint at ‘Era-Blending’ New Album
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy said the band’s next album would feature an “era-blending” sound.
Liam Gallagher Says German Cops Pulled Out His Teeth
Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher made a claim of violence against German police in 2002 - and discussed the chance of him telling a kids’ story on TV.
Listen to Franz Ferdinand’s New Album ‘Always Ascending’
Franz Ferdinand are streaming their new album “Always Ascending,” their first release without guitarist Nick McCarthy.