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.
How the Doors Discovered the Meaning of ‘Mr. Mojo Risin’
Jim Morrison had already used the line to help create “L.A. Woman” before he revealed it was an anagram.
When James Bond Dissed the Beatles
Both success stories began on the same day - and their paths would cross on a number of occasions.
Why Alice Cooper Band Wouldn’t Write ‘School’s Out’ Now
Drummer Neal Smith accepts social changes have made 1972 song “politically incorrect.”
Why Bob Dylan Never Improvises
He discusses his approach to performing and writing in rare interview.
‘Tossin’ and Turnin” Singer Bobby Lewis Dies at 95
Singer's influential 1961 single sold over 3 million copies.
Doors Will Be Subject of ‘Morrison Hotel’ Comic Book
Biographical story will be written by Leah Moore, daughter of comics legend Alan Moore.
Whitesnake Co-Founder Names David Coverdale’s ‘Big Mistake’
Guitarist Bernie Marsden reflects on missed opportunity after the early lineup split in 1982.
COVID-19 Roundup: Queen to Stream Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
Guns N’ Roses, Sammy Hagar, Extreme and John Fogerty react to pandemic, as survey suggests Americans are listening to more new music.
Modern Queen Crowd Heard In ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Movie
Oscar-nominated sound engineer recorded 2018 audience for biopic’s Live Aid scene.
What Do ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Golden Globes Mean for Oscar Chances?
Double win at first big awards of the year might -- but might not -- hint at Academy Award success.
Neil Young Thanks Late Wife Pegi Young
He quotes lyrics from “Such A Woman,” one of his songs was inspired by her.
2018’s Coolest Rock Stories
The best examples of class and character from stars and fans during the past year.