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.
Watch Mother Love Bone Reunite for First Time in Eight Years
This benefit show was staged in memory of frontman Andy Wood, whose 1990 death brought an end to Mother Love Bone's career.
Why Brad Wilk Failed Pearl Jam Audition
Rage Against the Machine and Prophets of Rage drummer Brad Wilk recalled his 1991 audition for Pearl Jam, and why he didn’t get the job.
New Ghost LP Informed by ‘Pre-Apocalyptic’ U.S.-Russia Relations
Ghost frontman Tobias Forge said the band's upcoming album 'Prequelle' is informed by the “pre-apocalyptic aura” that he feels is prevalent in the current political tensions between the U.S. and Russia.
The Cars’ Ric Ocasek ‘Peacefully Separated’ From Wife Last Year
The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek “peacefully separated” from his wife Paulina Porizkova last year, she revealed in a new social media message.
All European Concerts Face Lights Out in Law Change
A leading concert lighting director warned that new European legislation could lead to a ban of onstage lighting across the creative industries.
Watch John Travolta, Billy Idol Join Foo Fighters On Stage
The Foo Fighters brought Billy Idol and John Travolta onto the stage during last night's Welcome to Rockville headline appearance in Florida.
35 Years Ago: Men at Work Struggle with Second Album ‘Cargo’
When Australian pop-rock quintet Men at Work’s second album, 'Cargo,' arrived on April 29, 1983, it did so amid great expectations.
Listen to Part of New Tool Song ‘Descending’
Tool have released an instrumental version of a new song called “Descending,” which is expected to appear on their upcoming fifth album.
Music Modernization Act Passed by House of Representatives
New legislation designed to improve the way music creators are paid and protected was unanimously passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday.
New Prince Album Announced, Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
The first posthumous album of unheard Prince music is set to arrive later this year.