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.
How Absence Made the Police’s Art Go Faster
Drummer Stewart Copeland recalls the only time they recorded a one-take track – and why he wasn’t in the room when it happened.
Tom Petty Believed He Was Playing His Last Tour
Widow recalls her husband’s final days after he’d been told he had emphysema and broken hip.
‘A Tragedy Like No One Has Ever Seen’: Stevie Nicks’ 9/11 Diary
Fleetwood Mac singer wrote notes as New York disaster unfolded around her.
Steve Perry Rules Out Return to Journey
Journey's former singer says they’ll keep going their “separate ways” and that he has more solo songs to record.
Paul Simon Considers His Retirement Options
As farewell tour reaches its end, veteran is excited to “see what stopping does.”
Steve Perry Says There Was No Easy Way to Quit Journey
Former frontman recalls needing to escape from “the love and the adoration” to rediscover himself.
Phil Collins Has One Condition for Genesis Reunion
He’ll only take part if his son Nic becomes their drummer.
Gene Simmons’ ’27 Club’ Book Has a Publication Date
Kiss star explores rock-star curse myth in title that’s to be first of a series.
Journey ‘Haven’t Given Up’ on New Album
Jonathan Cain says Journey “know what we need to do” to record a new album.
Guitar Center Reportedly Facing ‘Imminent Bankrupcty’
Financial service firm S&P downgrades Guitar Center chain of stores, indicating likelihood of bankruptcy in the near future.