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.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Royalty Checks Are a ‘Joke’
Band didn’t get a penny until 1998 despite selling millions of albums, singer reports.
Why Steven Van Zandt Had to ‘Bring Bad News’ to Bruce Springsteen
E Street Band guitarist says he had “obligation” to argue against 1987 track “Ain’t Got You.”
Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama to Publish ‘Renegades’ Book
Pair aims to offer “small guiding map” during “time of vigilance.”
See Paul McCartney Watch Paul McCartney in ‘Find My Way’ Video
Co-creation with Beck appears on ‘McCartney III Imagined’ album.
Paul McCartney and Rick Rubin Geek Out Over ‘Penny Lane’
Beatles icon recalls pushing trumpeter into playing beyond instrument’s range in ‘McCartney 3, 2, 1.’
When Bruce Springsteen First Heard Himself on the Radio
The Boss recalls moment of “shock and ecstasy” as he confirms plans to tour with the E Street Band.
Kiss Consultant Predicts Brand Will Be Sold to ‘Conglomerate’
Catalog adviser discusses band’s future without Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.
Elton John Says His Parents’ Arguments Led to ‘Big Spender’ Habit
He remembers finding “solace in inanimate objects” while feeling safe in his bedroom as a child.
Gene Simmons: Fans ‘Loved’ Fire-Breathing Fail at First Kiss Show
The band also borrowed a trick from Marilyn Monroe.
The ‘Awful’ End of Mick Jagger’s Memoir Project
Author recalls being “ghostwriter’s ghostwriter” before singer canceled lucrative deal.