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.
Concert Audiences May Not Return After Coronavirus
Survey suggests 56 percent could avoid buying tickets for months ... or maybe forever.
10 Years Ago: Slash Finds Satisfaction With ‘Slash’ Album
Guitarist’s 2010 solo album featured help from his friends and brought him out of a downbeat period of his career.
Lockdown Sends Album Sales to All-Time Low But Vinyl Stays Strong
Coronavirus restrictions give rise to estimated smallest retail week since LP format began.
Art Garfunkel Still Worries About His Voice Qualities
He's always wondered if it’s “manly” enough, even though he enjoys singing.
Watch Def Leppard’s Live ‘Run Riot’ Video
Track appears on ‘London to Vegas’ concert set, with release delayed until May.
Jimmy Page Recalls Led Zeppelin’s First Rehearsal
Guitarist says all four musicians felt “profoundly connected” after 1968 gathering.
Joe Satriani’s Struggle to Cancel Tour Over Coronavirus Fears
Guitarist says promoters tried to force him to show up, as Dave Grohl and James Taylor react to pandemic.
The Knack Give in, Change ‘My Sharona’ to ‘Bye, Corona’
Guitarists Bert Averre and Prescott Niles post virus-themed cover “because apparently there aren’t enough of them.”
How Disney Inspired John Fogerty to Write ‘Down on the Corner’
Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman twisted a merchandise ad into a new idea.
Sammy Hagar Recalls Sneaking Into Rolling Stones’ First U.S. Show
“We didn’t have any money, I’d never heard of a rock concert,” singer says of 1964 experience.