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.
The Night the Rolling Stones Met the Beatles
Bill Wyman shares memory of looking up during show and seeing “four silhouetted leather-clad persons” in crowd.
Queen Become First Band on U.K. Coin
50th anniversary collectables designed by fan who works at Royal Mint.
Neil Peart’s Life ‘Ended the Way He Wanted’ Says Friend
Donna Halper, who helped Rush get their U.S. record deal, hails late drummer’s bravery.
How Norman Greenbaum Wrote ‘Spirit in the Sky’ in 15 Minutes
He recalls lyrics coming together quickly, including a line that offended some people.
Bruce Kulick Plans to Record With Kiss Kruise Band
Guitarist also hopes to tour with Todd Kerns, Zach Throne and Brent Fitz.
Triumph’s Future: No Tour, But Maybe a New Album?
Bassist reports studio return has been discussed.
Phil Collins Recalls Offering to Quit Genesis to Join the Who
Drummer tells of being beaten to Keith Moon’s job by Kenney Jones and complex practical joke George Harrison played on him.
Mark Knopfler Remembers the Real Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits frontman says only “three or four” people saw London pub show despite “fictitious” claims.
Kirk Hammett Recording With Fleetwood Mac Ex Peter Green
Book and music project to arrive this year.
Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John Duet Makes Sharon Osbourne Cry
She says she can’t listen to “Ordinary Man” all the way through.