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.
30 Years Ago: ‘The Simpsons’ Avoids Disaster With First Regular Episode
“Bart the Genius” aired after animated show was nearly abandoned.
Ozzy Osbourne Reveals ‘Ordinary Man’ Album Details
February release features guest appearances from Elton John and Slash, with Duff McKagan and Chad Smith.
Faith No More Don’t Feel ‘Dirty’ About Touring Without New Music
Keyboardist Roddy Bottom says he’s over feeling bad as 2020 live dates approach.
Eddie Murphy Brings Gumby, Mr. Robinson, Buckwheat Back to ‘SNL’
‘80s superstar brings back Mr. Robinson, Gumby, Buckwheat and Velvet Jones characters.
New Greta Van Fleet Album Due in Early 2020
Josh Kiszka says they “poured everything” into follow-up to ‘Anthem of the Peaceful Army.’
Red Hot Chill Peppers Prank Show Was Foo Fighters’ Worst Gig
Taylor Hawkins recalls being booed during 1999 concert before 500 pounds of pasta was dropped onstage.
Leaving Last Soundgarden Album Unfinished Is ‘Ridiculous’ Says Kim Thayil
Guitarist looks forward to receiving files of vocals Chris Cornell recorded before his death.
Dave Matthews Feels ‘Unqualified’ for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Band leader reflects on “bizarre” nomination on first year of being eligible but likes appearing among varied list of artists.
Why R.E.M. Rejected Good Songs for ‘Monster’
Michael Stipe and Mike Mills recall challenges of ninth album as 25th-anniversary box set arrives.
Make Your Own Vinyl Records With $1,200 Machine
Phonocut creates instant 10" discs from app.