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.
Bill Wyman Discusses Ronnie Wood’s Bass Playing
Former Rolling Stone compares his back-to-basics approach to what his onetime bandmate would play.
Elvis Costello and the Imposters Announce U.S. Tour
Month-long fall road trip is titled ‘Just Trust’ in answer to questions about set lists.
Rock Pioneer Dave Bartholomew Dies at 100
Bandleader, writer and producer had hits with Fats Domino and Chuck Berry, and was covered by Elvis Presley and many others.
Kiss to Appear in Biopic About First Label Boss
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley actors will join End of the Road tour for movie about Casablanca Records founder Neil Bogart.
Watch New Version of Freddie Mercury’s ’Time Waits for No One’
Stripped-down version of 1986 single focuses on Queen icon’s voice with new piano part.
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.
Mick Fleetwood Regrets Going Public With Band Dramas
Fleetwood Mac co-founder accepts they “asked for that trouble” that overshadowed their music for years.
Motley Crue Stars Blast ‘Bottom of the Barrel’ Reelz Documentary
Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx and Vince Neil have expressed their displeasure with the Reelz 'Breaking the Band' episode about their band.
Philomena Lynott Laid to Rest Near Her Son Phil
Priest jokes that Phil Lynott will sing “Guess who just got back today” to his mom after she’s buried nearby him as crowds pay tribute in Ireland.
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.