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.
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.
Hear Two New Songs From Jack White’s Raconteurs
“Sunday Driver” and “Now That You’re Gone” are first releases in 10 years.
Former Runaways Bassist Jackie Fox Wins $87,000 on ‘Jeopardy!’
Musician, who’s now an attorney, makes four appearances on TV quiz show.
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.