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.
Listen to Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Proud Mary’ at Woodstock
John Fogerty explains why his band didn’t appear in iconic festival movie as release of live set approaches.
New Doobie Brothers Music to Be Released in 2020
Five-track EP co-written with producer John Shanks features “modern edge,” says Tom Johnston.
Bruce Springsteen Made a ‘Western Stars’ Concert Movie
The Boss explains he knew he wouldn’t be touring new solo album.
Steve Harris Says Iron Maiden Didn’t Deserve Their Grammy Win
Bassist argues that “El Dorado” isn’t as good as their three other nominated songs.
Black Sabbath Fan ‘Nearly Blinded’ Geezer Butler with Metal Cross
Bassist kept souvenir thrown onto stage that hit him in the eye.
Watch Neil Young and Bob Dylan Duet for First Time Since 1994
Singers perform “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” together in Ireland.
When Robert Plant Went ‘Up My Own Rectum’ With New Technology
Singer recounts the battle to continue working after the death of Led Zeppelin bandmate John Bonham.
Aerosmith Invited to Create Broadway Show
Joe Perry hopes for time to work on band musical.
Blue Oyster Cult Sign Deal for New Album
Half of the songs already written for 15th studio LP, due in 2020.
Robert Plant Calls Led Zeppelin ‘Trio With a Wedding Singer’
He hails bandmates’ work on “Achilles’ Last Stand” in latest podcast episode, and recalls writing lyrics in time of being “torn asunder.”