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.
40 Years Ago: Queen Reach Their U.S. Peak With ‘The Game’ Tour
They couldn’t know it at the time, but they’d never top their 49-date North American run.
Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar Sells for $6 Million
Auction breaks five records as new owner says he’ll use instrument to help music industry recover from COVID-19.
Tom Petty’s Family Hits Donald Trump With Cease and Desist Notice
President did not have family's permission to use “I Won’t Back Down” at campaign rally.
How Prince Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’
Heartbreakers leader had key 'Purple Rain' moment on his mind when he completed a track Stevie Nicks abandoned.
Watch John Prine Sing His Last Song, ‘I Remember Everything’
Video follows two-hour tribute concert hosted by family and friends.
Record Labels Blackout to Protest Against Killing of George Floyd
“The show must be paused” message to be supported by day of “disconnect from work” on June 2.
Dave Grohl’s ‘Mortifying’ Experience of ‘Times Like These’ Cover
Foo Fighters leader got it wrong when asked to contribute to COVID-19 fundraising single.
COVID-19 Roundup: Queen to Stream Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
Guns N’ Roses, Sammy Hagar, Extreme and John Fogerty react to pandemic, as survey suggests Americans are listening to more new music.
Could Drive-In Concerts Be the Way Forward?
Fans and police happy with results of recent live show in Denmark.
COVID-19 Roundup: Dave Grohl Leads All-Star ‘Times Like These’
Foo Fighters song reworked by BBC as the Beatles, Sammy Hagar, Mike Campbell, Blue Oyster Cult and 800 local venues react to pandemic.