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 Chrissie Hynde Wrote ‘Don’t Get Me Wrong’ for John McEnroe
Pretenders leader recalls writing song for tennis star.
Frances Bean Cobain Releases New Song Performance Video
Acoustic track contains references to love, death and being trapped.
Tom Morello Says Chris Cornell ‘Redeemed Hard Rock Music’
Guitarist hails late bandmate’s blending of music and intelligence.
Ozzy Osbourne, David Bowie, Prince and Others Appear in ‘Rock Stars at Home’
This new book promises a “sometimes shocking” look at how big names live.
Verve Frontman Dusts Off Old Rolling Stones Legal Battle: ‘I’m Coming for That Money’
Richard Ashcroft vows to fight 1997 court action over "Bitter Sweet Symphony" sample.
I’d Rejoin ‘Fake’ Band Threatin, Says Bassist
Hired musician defends Jered Threatin and thanks him for “interesting tour experience" despite controversies.
Eric Clapton Fears for Young Musicians After Avicii’s Death
Slowhand explains why he put house track on his Christmas album.
Listen to Dave Grohl in Early Band Mission Impossible
1985 song “Now I’m Alone” appears on Washington punk documentary's soundtrack album.
Dean Ween Plans Marijuana-Friendly Concert Venue
“Honeypot Lounge” boss argues “cannabis and music make total, total sense together.”
Rapper Juice WRLD’s Producer Accuses Sting of ‘Stealing’
Sting was accused of "stealing" in a dispute over rapper Juice WRLD's hit single "Lucid Dreams," based on "Shape of My Heart."