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.
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?”
Jon Bon Jovi’s ‘Fairytale of New York’ Cover Slammed by Listeners
He releases a non-duet attempt at Christmas song by the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl.
Elton John Says ‘No One Needs’ a New Album From Him
Veteran is enjoying the feeling of not knowing what he’ll do next.
How Paul Simon Helped Miley Cyrus Enjoy Her Own Shows
Singer recalled struggling with “authenticity,” and how Simon's advice gave her a better perspective.
Paul McCartney Reveals the ‘Nicest Thing’ About Having Money
He recalls making decision to become rich after hearing arguments over cash as a child.
Paul McCartney Still ‘In Denial’ Over John Lennon’s Murder
He reflects on “senseless” death of close collaborator along with passing of “little buddy” George Harrison.
Steve Lukather Slams the ‘Biggest Lie’ in Music
Toto guitarist rejects the idea that music lessons stifle creativity.
Steve Lukather Says Weezer Should Be ‘More Thankful’ for ‘Africa’
Steve Lukather said Rivers Cuomo refused to talk to him after surprise 2018 hit.
Bernie Taupin Didn’t Want Elton John Box Set Released
Lyricist feared that putting out the duo’s early songs would leave him “embarrassed.”
Steve Lukather Discusses Toto’s ‘Soul Crushing’ Collapse
Guitarist felt “isolated and blamed” as a result of losing a legal battle.
Watch Trailer for Unofficial David Bowie Biopic ‘Stardust’
Fans appear unhappy with movie that doesn’t include late legend’s music.
Stevie Nicks Went to ICU After Rock Hall Induction
She recalls suffering early symptoms of pneumonia during gala-night performance.