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.
Why the Go-Go’s Hated Their ‘Rolling Stone’ Cover Shoot
Bassist Kathy Valentine recalls band members being persuaded to abandon their clothes and appear in their underwear instead.
Most Fans Won’t Buy Show Tickets Before COVID-19 Cure
Forty percent of those who regularly attend events will wait for vaccine, study suggests, while at least 80 percent will return eventually.
Prince Tribute Show Director Recalls ‘Tricky’ Tension
Ken Ehrlich says getting Sheila E. and the Revolution onstage together helped bridge a gap.
Why Jon Bon Jovi Won’t Play Super Bowl Halftime Show
Singer says he has “no desire” to take part in gala performance after refusing once and missing out once.
New York and L.A. Mayors Say Concerts May Not Return Until 2021
City heads suggest “getting together in the thousands” is at least eight months away.
COVID-19 Roundup: Hospital Plays Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ as Patients Leave
Steve Perry, Duff McKagan, Bumblefoot, Peter Gabriel and others react to pandemic.
When Elton John Forced Bernie Taupin to Break His Own Rules
Lyricist was given steep challenge when longtime co-writer asked him to write hit single “Philadelphia Freedom.”
COVID-19 Roundup: Paul McCartney and Elton John Lead TV Special
'One World' show features more big names, as Tony Iommi, Paul Stanley, Sammy Hagar, Paul Simon and others respond to pandemic.
Watch Adam Sandler Attempt Jimmy Page’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Solo
Actor attempts classic Jimmy Page solo on ‘Conan.’
Lockdown Sends Album Sales to All-Time Low But Vinyl Stays Strong
Coronavirus restrictions give rise to estimated smallest retail week since LP format began.