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 Show Must Go On: The Queen and Adam Lambert Journey
It’s nearly a decade since young American singer was thrown together with Brian May and Roger Taylor, breathing new life into Freddie Mercury’s material.
Adam Lambert Bringing Queen Music Back to ‘American Idol’
Singer will mentor contestants 10 years after his life-changing experience on talent show.
Asia’s Problems With ‘Heat of the Moment’ Success
Keyboardist Geoff Downes recalls how early achievement made them feel like they were a “gravy train” for others.
Paul Stanley Details Risk of Fame Being Disappointing
Kiss frontman says he’s fortunate that stardom didn’t change him, because it doesn’t always change people for the better.
Woodstock 50 Cancelation ‘Just More Rumors’ Says Founder
Michael Lang offers no reason why ticket sales have been put on hold.
How Hit Single ‘Love Bites’ Scared Def Leppard
Phil Collen recalls concerns that they didn’t know how to play their only No.1 single live.
How Keith Richards’ Side Project Helped Him Appreciate Mick Jagger More
Rolling Stones guitarist recalls surprise effect of X-Pensive Winos project.
How Freddie Mercury’s Loved Ones Share ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Income
Disposal details of Queen icon’s will means sister Kashmira Bulsara and best friend Mary Austin receive millions.
Sammy Hagar Respects Robert Plant’s Refusal of Led Zeppelin Tour
The Circle frontman hails “first-class” behavior, and argues Jason Bonham is as good a drummer as John Bonham.
‘Rocketman’ Director Dexter Fletcher’s Last Job? Saving ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
When Bryan Singer was fired from Queen biopic, producers turned to man they’d dismissed years earlier to finish the job.