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.
The Police Song That Makes Stewart Copeland Turn Off the Radio
Drummer can’t listen to closing seconds of “Message in a Bottle” and blames guitarist Andy Summers for it.
Joe Walsh Becomes Public Radio DJ
Eagles guitarist chooses to host show on station that “serves the community I live in.”
Listen to Eric Clapton’s Unreleased Duet With B.B. King
“Rollin’ and Tumblin’” is one of two tracks added to ‘Riding With the King’ for reissue.
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.
Former Bad Company Singer Brian Howe Dead at 66
Vocalist fronted band for five albums in the ‘80s and ‘90s.
Krokus Recall ’80s Fights with Def Leppard, AC/DC
Swiss rockers reflect on effects of living too large in the ‘80s.
How David Bowie Saved Peter Frampton’s Life
Guitarist recalls airplane scare during 1987 world tour.
New Book Says Eddie Van Halen Once Put a Gun to Fred Durst’s Head
Video director tells how friendly jam session with Limp Bizkit spiraled out of control in early ‘00s.
COVID-19 Roundup: 79-Song ‘One World’ Soundtrack Released
Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones, Foo Fighters, Slayer, Faith No More and Clutch react to pandemic.
Listen to Jackson Browne’s New Song, ‘Downhill From Everywhere’
Earth Day track appears in documentary exploring pollution caused by plastic.
Bob Dylan’s Handwritten ‘Times’ Lyrics on Sale For $2.2 Million
Auctioneer also values handwritten “Subterranean Homesick Blues” words at $1.2 million.
50 Years Ago: The Breakup of the Beatles in 10 Quotes
How the Fab Four disintegrated over 16 months before Paul McCartney’s earth-shattering comment in April 1970.