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.
New Pretenders Album to Be Recorded This Year
Chrissie Hynde says rehearsals for 11th LP are beginning, while her Valve Bone Woe record will arrive in the summer.
The Prodigy’s Keith Flint Dead at 49
Electronic band fused elements of rock provided by frontman’s theatrics.
Before Douglas Booth Played Nikki Sixx, He Played Boy George
‘The Dirt’ star has previously starred as an '80s musician in makeup.
When Talk Talk Invented Post-Rock With ‘Spirit of Eden’
Mark Hollis’ massive change of direction lost the band its record deal, but inspired a generation of artists in the process.
Peers Remember Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis
Tributes paid for singer and songwriter who retired from music in 1998.
Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog Cap Chris Cornell Tribute Show: Videos and Set Lists
I Am the Highway concert reaches emotional and musical climax with guest-laden performances.
Josh Homme, Melvins, More Added to Chris Cornell Tribute Concert
New artists named hours before memorial show as Mike Patton bows out due to illness.
Anthony Kiedis Says Climate Crisis Is Out of Control
Red Hot Chili Peppers singer says “federal government is failing us” over disasters that ruin environment, kill hundreds and cost billions.
Joan Jett Says Nirvana Guest Spot Led to Her Rock Hall Induction
Runaways icon suspects Dave Grohl and colleagues “guilted” Rock Hall into honor following her 2014 appearance.
From Tragedy to Lucky Escapes: Rock’s Lockerbie Bombing Stories
Cockney Rebel and Be Bop Deluxe bassist Paul Jeffreys died in the bombing -- and only luck kept John Lydon and the Four Tops from joining him.