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 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.
Most Fans Won’t Buy Show Tickets Before COVID-19 Cure
Forty percent of those who regularly attend events will wait for vaccine, study suggests, while at least 80 percent will return eventually.
Could Tool Record New EP During COVID-19 Lockdown?
Drummer Danny Carey “waiting” for opportunity to write with bandmates.
COVID-19 Roundup: Hospital Plays Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ as Patients Leave
Steve Perry, Duff McKagan, Bumblefoot, Peter Gabriel and others react to pandemic.
COVID-19 Update: Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi to Hold Charity Auction
More coronavirus-related news, as Tony Iommi plans a charity auction, John Fogerty performs “Down on the Corner” from home, Deep Purple delay their new album and more.
Concert Audiences May Not Return After Coronavirus
Survey suggests 56 percent could avoid buying tickets for months ... or maybe forever.
Rockers Beg People to Stay Home to Fight Coronavirus
Paul Stanley, Nikki Sixx, Neal Schon, Geddy Lee, Rob Halford and Sammy Hagar speak out as global emergency continues.