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.
How Steve Perry Stood Up for Neal Schon Guitar Solo
Former Journey singer recalls fight to protect “Who’s Crying Now” from record label demands -- and speculates on touring to support comeback album 'Traces.'
John Lydon Calls Modern Punk Bands ‘Coat Hangers’
Former Sex Pistol slams bands like Green Day for turning genre into “caricature.”
Jimi Hendrix Promoter Doubts Paul McCartney Was at First U.K. Show
New book offers first-hand account of historic 1966 moment.
Heart Have ‘Big’ Reunion Offer, Says Nancy Wilson
Guitarist says 2019 tour is “looking really good” as sisters seek to end hiatus.
Janis Joplin Friend Says She Didn’t Die by Overdose
Hotel room witness reveals detail that always concerned her about 1970 tragedy.
Dave Grohl Sets Charity Auction for ‘Play’ Instruments
Solo project gear to be sold in aid of young musicians.
Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Purple Haze’
Debut performance takes place at nonprofit fundraiser event.
Tom Petty Believed He Was Playing His Last Tour
Widow recalls her husband’s final days after he’d been told he had emphysema and broken hip.
Otis Rush Dead at 84
Chicago blues guitarist succumbs to complications from 2003 stroke.
Steve Perry Says His Songs Are All About High School
Former Journey singer reveals his reasons for singing and writing – and the career moments that made him say, “F--- off.”
Listen to Previously Unreleased Cranberries Song, ‘Iosa’
The track appears on upcoming 25th anniversary edition of 'Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?'
John Corabi Says #MeToo Is ‘Getting Out of Control’
Dead Daisies frontman says sexual misconduct backlash leaves people “leery about being social” and cites a personal incident.