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.
Bob Ezrin: New MC5 Album is ‘Masterful Testament to Wayne Kramer’
Producer says Heavy Lifting captures late guitarist at height of his powers, and the mantra among musical guests was “We are all MC5.”
Why Run-D.M.C. Believed ‘Walk This Way’ Would End Their Career
Instead, the 1986 collaboration with Aerosmith taught rapper Darryl McDaniels a valuable lesson.
Sammy Hagar’s Real Name Isn’t Sammy Hagar – But He’s Cool With It
Singer tells fans they shouldn’t freak out about his discovery on ‘Finding Your Roots’ show.
Woodstock Star Melanie Dead at 76
Singer hit with “Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)," which she wrote about her 1969 festival experience.
Rick Wakeman Announces Final Solo Tour, with New Yes-Based Music
Keyboardist will present 30-minute sonata before going off the road to concentrate on composing and recording.
Shangri-Las Frontwoman Mary Weiss Dead at 75
Influential '60s girl group had a hit with death disc classic "Leader of the Pack."
Billy Sherwood Had to Hide Onstage Tears From Yes Fans
Chris Squire’s replacement struggled to find the balance between missing his old friend and loving the music.
The Best Show of Geddy Lee’s Life Might Not Have Been With Rush
He explains why a gig was so special and why he didn't feel so good about another one.
Elton John’s Emmy Win Makes Him 19th Member of EGOT Elite
Live farewell concert award added to Grammy, Oscar and Tony victories.
Why Michael Schenker Demanded a Private Jet From Ozzy Osbourne
Guitarist recalls his deliberately outrageous demand in 1982, after his plan to join Aerosmith fell foul of a misunderstanding in 1979.
What Graham Nash Was Paid for His First Show
Future icon of melody was frankly amazed he was paid at all to do what he already loved.
Liam Gallagher Was ‘Humbled’ by Oasis Split: ‘My Life Caved In’
Singer claims brother Noel and band’s manager left him to a five-year nightmare in 2009 breakup.