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.
Pink Floyd to Release Restored ‘Delicate Sound of Thunder’ Movie and LP
Live show from 1988 arrives in multiple formats with bonus tracks.
Most Musicians Are Thinking of Quitting, Survey Says
British report suggests coronavirus pandemic has cost artists an average of $15,000.
Tool’s ‘Fear Inoculum’: One Year Later
Fifth album, 13 years after the last one, faced an almost impossible battle with fan expectations.
Metallica Wanted to Make More Music With Lou Reed
Lars Ulrich recalls “isolated incident” when late artist challenged him to fight during ‘Lulu’ sessions.
Chris Cornell Movie to Start Filming in September
‘Black Days’ stars Johnny Holiday and explores the last days of Soundgarden singer’s life.
Music Fans Attend Concert For COVID-19 Experiment
German show for 1,500 designed to track how virus can spread at indoor events.
Watch John Prine Sing His Last Song, ‘I Remember Everything’
Video follows two-hour tribute concert hosted by family and friends.
Ratt’s ‘Round and Round’ Returns to Top 20 Thanks to TV Ad
“Ratt problem” commercial has aired more than 10,000 times in two months.
Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Says HIs Lyrics Aren’t ‘Prophetic’
Frontman shoots down “absurd” suggestion that he saw world problems coming.
Listen to an AC/DC Song Written by Artificial Intelligence
YouTuber creates “Great Balls” after processing band’s lyrics through computer.
COVID-19 Roundup: Queen to Stream Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
Guns N’ Roses, Sammy Hagar, Extreme and John Fogerty react to pandemic, as survey suggests Americans are listening to more new music.
How David Bowie Broke Dave Grohl’s Heart
Foo Fighters leader looks back on lighthearted email exchange that left promise of working together.