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.
Did One Song Force the Collapse of Van Halen’s Original Lineup?
How arguments over “Dancing in the Street” sent David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen off in opposite directions.
The Best Song From Every Def Leppard Album
The top musical moments from each of the Hall of Famers’ studio releases.
See ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Cast Side by Side With Queen at Live Aid
Comparison clip shows attention to detail in biopic as fired director posts scene-rehearsal footage.
Frank Zappa’s ‘200 Motels’ Movie Box Set to Be Released
The 1971 film featuring Ringo Starr, Keith Moon and others has been remastered and comes with second disc of bonus material.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Cast Stunt Put Rami Malek Off Karaoke
Biopic star recalls singing title track with fellow actors, dressed in animal onesies.
Cop Alert Inspired Paul McCartney’s ‘Band on the Run,’ Says Wings Drummer
Denny Seiwell recalls hotel incident during early tour with Paul McCartney.
The Weirdest Rock Stories of 2018
A look at the most unexpected and unusual events of the year.
2018’s Coolest Rock Stories
The best examples of class and character from stars and fans during the past year.
From Tragedy to Lucky Escapes: Rock’s Lockerbie Bombing Stories
Cockney Rebel and Be Bop Deluxe bassist Paul Jeffreys died in the bombing -- and only luck kept John Lydon and the Four Tops from joining him.
The Best Song From Every Iron Maiden Album
Sixteen tracks that represent the British icons’ multi-phased move from punk to prog.