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.
Joan Jett Says #MeToo Impact Hasn’t Hit Music Yet
She argues change is on the way, and discusses her Runaways background.
Tom Petty Believed He Was Playing His Last Tour
Widow recalls her husband’s final days after he’d been told he had emphysema and broken hip.
Dave Grohl Sets Charity Auction for ‘Play’ Instruments
Solo project gear to be sold in aid of young musicians.
How Stevie Nicks Persuaded Mike Campbell to Play a Heartbreakers Classic in Fleetwood Mac
New member offers hint as to the set list to be expected from lineup without Lindsey Buckingham.
Chris Cornell Remembered in Self-Titled Legacy Album
Watch lyric video for unheard song “When Bad Does Good” from upcoming release.
Revisiting Scott Weiland’s Last Show With Stone Temple Pilots
2012 California festival set came before frontman was fired for the second and final time.
John Corabi Recalls Month as Motley Crue’s Fifth Member
He’d been invited to stay on after VInce Neil returned, but “it just kind of stopped” after four weeks.
Watch Slash’s New Video for ‘My Antidote’
It’s the third song to be released from upcoming 'Living the Dream' album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.
Tom Petty’s Widow Hopes Fans Don’t Think Greed Is Behind Archive Releases
Dana says there’s more music to come, but it’s out of a desire to share late husband’s work.
Why Graham Nash Didn’t Want Neil Young in His Band
He recalls unhappiness at lineup change suggestion until future colleagues bonded over breakfast.