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.
Watch Toto Play ‘Dune (Desert Theme)’ From New Concert Film
DVD and Blu-ray versions of ’40 Tours Around the Sun’ arrive on Nov. 15.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Label Didn’t Want Them to Release ‘Free Bird’
Rickey Medlocke recalls behind-the-scenes discussions about what became signature track.
Ric Ocasek’s Wife Responds to Being Left Out of His Will
Paulina Porizkova says her tributes to late Cars singer came after she’d discovered his wishes.
Rob Halford Wants Judas Priest Tour With Iron Maiden
Singer recalls healthy rivalry between the British bands in the ‘80s.
Neil Young ‘Won’t Close Door’ on CSNY Reunion Despite ‘Grudge’
But he admits he still has problems with David Crosby, which don’t look to be resolved any time soon.
Pete Townshend Says ‘My Generation Misused Power’
Who guitarist says hippie era could have been “much better” and fears it could all happen again.
Why Robert Plant ‘Can’t Relate’ to ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Anymore
Led Zeppelin singer still admires classic song’s construction, but isn’t sure of his own contribution.
Dave Matthews Feels ‘Unqualified’ for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Band leader reflects on “bizarre” nomination on first year of being eligible but likes appearing among varied list of artists.
Did Bob Seger Just Play His Final Show?
He hints that it’s all over during 24-song concert in Philadelphia.
50 Years Ago: Elvis Presley Scores His Last No.1 Hit
“Suspicious Minds” marked high point of the King’s comeback - although a rights battle meant it was nearly never released.