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.
Dire Straits Rock Hall Reunion Comes Down to Mark Knopfler
Dire Straits bassist John Illsley vowed to persuade band leader Mark Knopfler to attend their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.
Watch the Trailer for David Bowie’s ‘The Last Five Years’
HBO has released a trailer for the upcoming documentary 'David Bowie: The Last Five Years,'
Steve Howe Hints at New Yes Album
Steve Howe says Yes are about to enter a “secretive” phase, as the band's 50th anniversary approaches.
Watch Robert Plant and Chrissie Hynde Perform in London
They got together for a live version of a song Robert Plant used to perform "when I was a kid, before I was a singer."
Guns N’ Roses, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica Top 2017 Rock Earning Chart
Annual Forbes report concludes touring is biggest income stream for 23 out of 25 top moneymakers.
Life After Led Zeppelin: What Plant, Page + Jones Have Done Since ‘Celebration Day’
A look at the recorded output of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham since the Led Zeppelin's 2007 'Celebration Day' concert.
10 More Years Gone: Why the 2007 Reunion Was Led Zeppelin’s Last Stand
A decade later, it seems more and more clear that this was, in fact, the end of Led Zeppelin.
Dio Hologram Tour Begins in Germany
The updated version of the late Ronnie James Dio’s hologram made its first appearance on the Dio Returns: The World Tour at the Matrix venue in Bochum, Germany, last night.
Watch Styx’s New Live ‘Radio Silence’ Video
Styx have released a video featuring a performance of their track “Radio Silence” that was recorded live on Aug. 19 in Syracuse, N.Y.
Eric Clapton Recalls Most Satisfying Moment of His Career
Eric Clapton compared his approach to making music to working on a puzzle that’s never completed – but he can point to one moment when he felt he had achieved a level of satisfaction.