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 Soundgarden’s ‘King Animal’ Marked a Comeback and a Farewell
Reunited grunge icons’s sixth LP was their last before Chris Cornell’s death.
Paul McCartney’s Secret to Saving His Eyesight
Former Beatle learned “eye yoga” from Indian expert.
Paul McCartney Doubts the Beatles Would Have Reunited
He says the group consciously “switched off” after their split.
Paul McCartney’s Not Bored, But Afraid of Being Boring
He shares never-before-told Beatles anecdote to prove there’s more to tell.
Bee Gees HBO Documentary to Be Released in December
Watch trailer for ‘How Can You Mend a Broken Heart’ ahead of premiere.
Chuck Berry Documentary Launches Online
‘The Original King of Rock ’n’ Roll’ was made with his family’s approval.
Battle Over Early Beatles Demo Valued at $6 Million Goes to Court
Sound engineer Geoff Emerick kept 1962 session despite being told to destroy it — and now label want it back.
Could Drive-In Concerts Be the Way Forward?
Fans and police happy with results of recent live show in Denmark.
How the Who Caught the Beatles Swearing Instead of Singing Lyrics
John Entwistle’s memoir reveals Fab Four’s foul-mouthed performance to room of screaming fans.
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.
Beatles Guitar Owner Is Told It’s Worth $500,000
British antiques TV show values instrument gifted by George Harrison and previously owned by John Lennon.
The Day the Beatles Started Shooting ‘Help!’
Second movie work began as Fab Four began to realize how desperate they were for a new direction.
Jerry Lee Lewis Records New Album Despite Debilitating Stroke
He admits he never expected to play piano again.
Brian May Joins Monthlong Vegan Diet Campaign
Queen guitarists asks others to join Veganuary program but says those who don’t shouldn’t feel bad.
How Bob Seger’s Fans Saved ‘Old Time Rock and Roll’
Classic track wasn’t set to appear on ‘Stranger in Town’ album because his bandmates didn’t like it.
Paul McCartney Kids’ Book Is Becoming Animated Movie
‘High in the Clouds’ will feature original Macca songs and music.