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.
Paul McCartney and Rick Rubin Geek Out Over ‘Penny Lane’
Beatles icon recalls pushing trumpeter into playing beyond instrument’s range in ‘McCartney 3, 2, 1.’
Angry Roger Waters Rejected ‘Huge’ Deal From Facebook
He calls Mark Zuckerberg an idiot after request to use “Another Brick in the Wall Part II” in social media promotional film.
Van Halen Fans ‘Got Three Extra Tours’ Because of Wolfgang
Valerie Bertinelli says her son was the only person who could push Eddie into action.
Eddie Van Halen Treated Frankenstrat Guitar Like ‘Junk’
Wolfgang Van Halen recalls shock when his dad threw iconic instrument across the room.
Kiss Manager Credits Success to ‘Four Chords and Bad Lyrics’
Doc McGhee also predicts Ace Frehley will “show up” before farewell tour ends.
Billy Joel’s ‘Piano Man’ Sheet Music ‘Horribly Wrong’ for Years
Songwriter's musical director says paperwork is to blame for people thinking “I guess I suck.”
Sting Regrets Emotion of Police Reunion Tour
Frontman says he “wouldn’t have done it” if he’d known how he’d feel afterwards.
Ringo Starr Says New Beatles Film Brings Back ‘Fun’
Drummer believes Peter Jackson’s ‘Get Back’ tells truer story than original ‘Let It Be’ movie.
Ozzy Osbourne: Cocaine Became ‘Misery Beyond Belief’
Black Sabbath singer regrets starting to use the drug as the band made ‘Vol. 4.’
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Alex Van Halen Compares David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar
Drummer celebrates “strange chemistry” with original singer.
When DJs Saved AC/DC from an Early Flop by Flipping a Single Over
A-side of breakout 45 made Angus Young think: “Who in their right mind would want this to go out?”