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.
Mick Jagger’s 5AM Rally Saved the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock And Roll Circus’
Movie director Michael Lindsay-Hogg recalls how frontman drove tired and sick bandmates through “Sympathy For the Devil” in 1968.
Metallica Saved by the Rolling Stones, Says Lars Ulrich
Drummer recalls how invitation to play alongside British icons gave thrash giants “the way to start it back up again” after near split.
Universal Music Boss Promises ‘Transparency’ Over Masters Fire
Sir Lucian Grainge says management will “own” situation after artists were left with unanswered questions.
Watch ‘Hey Jude’ Become ‘Hey Dude’ in Beatles Movie ‘Yesterday’
Ed Sheeran suggests name change in world where the Fab Four have been forgotten except by one man.
Andrew Dice Clay Recalls Helping Guns N’ Roses Reunion Along
Comedian and actor heard lineup news after pulling strings with Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan: “I knew I did the job.”
Mick Fleetwood Regrets Going Public With Band Dramas
Fleetwood Mac co-founder accepts they “asked for that trouble” that overshadowed their music for years.
35 Years Ago: Van Halen Release ‘Panama,’ Their Last David Lee Roth-Era Hit
It’s about a car, or perhaps a stripper, or both – but the third single from ‘1984’ marked the pinnacle of the band’s world dominance.
Guns N’ Roses Announce New U.S. Tour Dates
Not in This Lifetime road trip returns from September to November, including intimate Las Vegas shows.
Nick Mason Thought Roger Waters Was Joking About Guest Appearance
The drummer's Saucerful of Secrets solo band recently completed their first U.S. tour.
Watch Elton John and Taron Egerton in New ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’ Video
This duet is the only new song from the ‘Rocketman’ movie soundtrack.
David Ellefson Recalls When Nikki Sixx Was Pronounced Dead
Megadeth bassist was in hotel room next to Motley Crue counterpart when “Kickstart My Heart” moment took place.
Steely Dan, Nirvana and Others React to Fire Loss of Master Tapes
Label does not address how many master tapes burned in backlot blaze while potentially affected artists wait for more details.