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.
Steven Tyler, Joe Walsh Discuss Temptation to Return to Drinking
Aerosmith and Eagles members reflect on the highs and lows of their addiction issues.
Did One Song Force the Collapse of Van Halen’s Original Lineup?
How arguments over “Dancing in the Street” sent David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen off in opposite directions.
Metallica’s Enter Night Beer Hits Stores
Pilsner, previously available only at shows, to be rolled out across the world.
Beatles, Pink Floyd and David Bowie Help Vinyl Sales Grow by 15 Percent
Classic-rock acts behind record-setting stats for traditional format in 2018.
Fans Want Stevie Nicks to Work at Fleetwood McDonald’s
Pun-laden Facebook event attracts 20,000 likes with bid to put singer in U.K. fast-food restaurant.
Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival to Be Held on Original Site
Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival will be “pan-generational music, culture and community event,” organizers say.
Why Def Leppard Wouldn’t Collaborate With Bon Jovi
Frontman Joe Elliott explains why he doesn’t “see the point” and cited their 2008 performance with Taylor Swift as being more valuable.
The Weirdest Rock Stories of 2018
A look at the most unexpected and unusual events of the year.
Robert Plant Said Reunited Led Zeppelin Were Never Going To Tour
Drummer Jason Bonham reveals conversation with singer that killed expectation of more shows after 2007 standalone.
The Best Song From Every Iron Maiden Album
Sixteen tracks that represent the British icons’ multi-phased move from punk to prog.