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.
How Dire Straits’ ‘Walk of Life’ Was Influenced by Photo and Accordion
Mark Knopfler recalls inspirations behind classic track from 'Brothers in Arms.'
Who’s Covering Tom Petty’s ‘Learning to Fly’ in the New ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Trailer…
Makeover of classic track promotes upcoming animated movie.
Why Beatles Insiders Kept Silent for Years
Apple Corps executive who was present at final rooftop concert explains delay over discussing the moment.
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Returns to Hot 100 for Third Time
Rare achievement powered by continued success of Freddie Mercury biopic.
How Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Bonded Over Their First Song
“Heartbreaker” helped create a partnership that’s lasted 40 years.
Watch Foreigner Reunite in Los Angeles: Videos, Set List
The only one missing was original bassist Ed Gagliardi, who died in 2014.
Neil Young Loses Home in California Fires, Then Attacks Donald Trump
Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tool and Limp Bizkit have also been affected in the worst season on record.
Watch Joe Perry’s New Lyric Video for ‘Quake’
Aerosmith guitarist recruits Extreme’s Gary Cherone for solo track.
Rock Band’s Fake Fanbase Secured European Tour
Venues and support bands slam L.A. act Threatin after almost no one buys tickets despite large online profile and alleged industry connections.
Rockers Slam Donald Trump’s California Forest Fires Response
Axl Rose, Rod Stewart and others react to U.S. President’s threat to pull Federal aid instead of offering support.