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.
Steve Harris Considers Iron Maiden’s End
Bassist wants to focus on playing live rather than making albums in closing years.
The Rolling Stones Sued Over ‘Living in a Ghost Town’
Songwriter claims 2020 track was based on two of his own compositions.
Billy Joel Wishes He Could Take Back a Fourth of His Songs
Piano Man explains why he stopped writing new material.
Wolfgang Van Halen on Recording Solo: ‘It’s My Artistic Expression’
Mammoth WVH leader plans to widen the breadth of his songwriting on second album.
Gary Rossington Spent a Night Slapping Frank Hannon’s Hands
Tesla guitarist shares warm memories of late Lynyrd Skynyrd co-founder.
When Beck Found Disheartening Fame With ‘Loser’
Early indie release led to a struggle with being misunderstood.
When Billy Squier Refused to Tour With Ringo Starr
He was told he'd never work again after rejecting former Beatle's invitation.
Jamie Lee Curtis Tells Bruce Springsteen to Play Matinee Shows
Actress wants bands to deliver afternoon concerts so older fans can be "in bed by 7:30."
Watch Jane’s Addiction Play New Song ‘True Love’
It's their first new music in 10 years.
U2’s Next All-New Album Will Be Loud but Not AC/DC Loud
The Edge predicts guitar will return to mainstream music and wants to be part of it.
Hear Long-Lost Extended 8-Track Versions of Two Rolling Stones Hits
Mick Jagger reportedly despised 8-tracks, but the band still tried to make the best of the format.
How the Edge Stops Himself From Quitting U2
Guitarist dismisses rumors that the band is approaching its end after announcing shows without drummer Larry Mullen.