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.
Graham Nash Gave $800K of Archive Material to Neil Young for Free
He knew how much he’d earned from colleague’s talent, so handed over lyric sheets “with a good heart.”
David Bowie’s Son Finds Christmas Present From Dad Years Later
Scarf worn by star for introduction to TV special ‘The Snowman’ was intended as gift for Duncan Jones.
How Rod Stewart Dodged His Long-Distance Hotel Phone Bills
He tells of regular trick he pulled in the ‘70s to avoid room charges of “hundreds.”
Metallica Have Forgotten First Meeting With Kirk Hammett
Guitarist says James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich don’t remember backstage moment in 1982.
Save Our Stages: $15 Billion COVID Rescue Package for Live Venues
Senate minority leader hails “fighting chance” offered as part of $900 billion relief plan.
Why Slash’s Son Deliberately Avoided Learning Guitar
He's now a member of a band featuring the sons of Scott Weiland and Robert Trujillo.
Wolfgang Van Halen’s Concern About Playing ‘Distance’ Live
He “still can’t make it through” tribute song to his late dad Eddie.
When AC/DC Ended Up in a Fistfight With Deep Purple
Angus Young and David Coverdale have contrasting memories of 1975 moment.
Phil Campbell’s Rules for Lemmy Tribute Concert
Ex-Motorhead guitarist hopes for “something really spectacular.”
Why Bruce Springsteen Hated ‘Born To Run’ When He First Heard It
He said he initially wanted to throw career-making album into a hotel pool.