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.
Joe Perry Explains His ‘Writing Paradigm’ With Steven Tyler
Aerosmith bandmates forged their format during year-long apartment share in their early days.
50 Years Ago: Mick Jagger ‘Shot’ on ‘Ned Kelly’ Movie Set
Rolling Stones frontman’s flop project endured series of setbacks - but one good thing came of it.
40 Years Ago: Bon Scott Begins His Final Tour with AC/DC
“Highway to Hell” road trip secured band's future - but not their singer's.
Perry Farrell Regrets ‘Tragic Relationship’ With David Bowie
Jane’s Addiction singer upset his hero by accidentally handing out his phone number and email address.
Revisiting the ‘Forgotten Woodstock’ of 1989
How 30,000 people staged a word-of-mouth anniversary celebration at Bethel, and almost no one else noticed.
Woodstock Drifters Warned Against Visiting Festival Site
Those without tickets or travel passes will be allowed 30-minute stay via shuttle bus during 50th-anniversary weekend.
Bruce Springsteen Took ‘Next to No Money’ for ‘Blinded by the Light’
Movie’s star Viveik Kalra recalls unexpected meeting with Boss at premiere.
Couple on Woodstock Album Cover Is Still Together
Subjects of iconic 1969 photo didn’t know it had been taken until they saw it on LP sleeve the following year.
Def Leppard Launch ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency: Set List, Video
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers kicked off their latest Las Vegas stint in emphatic fashion.
David Crosby Says Music Business Is Heading for ‘Middle Ages’
He predicts environment where artists will create works-to-order for patrons.