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 Cars’ Ric Ocasek Dies: Rockers React
Tributes paid to Cars frontman, who died over the weekend.
Elton John Celebrated on Royal Mail Postage Stamps
He’s only the second solo artist to receive honor after David Bowie.
Paul Stanley on Odessa Mass Shooting: ‘Prayers Are Not Enough’
Kiss frontman calls for action after 283rd outrage of 2019.
How Tommy Shaw’s Laid-Off Pal Inspired ‘Blue Collar Man’
Styx frontman recalls racing four-wheel drive trucks with railroad worker.
Rod Stewart Enjoys ‘Mothers Reunion’ with Wife and 3 Exes
Singer was joined by Penny Lancaster, Rachel Hunter, Kelly Emberg and Alana Stewart at daughter’s 40th.
Revisiting the ‘Forgotten Woodstock’ of 1989
How 30,000 people staged a word-of-mouth anniversary celebration at Bethel, and almost no one else noticed.
Bruce Springsteen Took ‘Next to No Money’ for ‘Blinded by the Light’
Movie’s star Viveik Kalra recalls unexpected meeting with Boss at premiere.
Couple on Woodstock Album Cover Is Still Together
Subjects of iconic 1969 photo didn’t know it had been taken until they saw it on LP sleeve the following year.
Def Leppard Launch ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency: Set List, Video
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers kicked off their latest Las Vegas stint in emphatic fashion.
How ‘I Hate Myself for Loving You’ Became Joan Jett’s Hugest Song
The 1988 song went from moderate hit to football anthem decades later.