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.
Led Zeppelin Reunion Sealed Soon After Jimmy Page Hired Peter Mensch
Music manager Peter Mensch recalled how Led Zeppelin agreed to their 2007 reunion just two hours after he’d been hired by guitarist Jimmy Page.
Stephen Hawking, Rock Star: How He Helped Shape Songs by Pink Floyd, U2 and Others
Stephen Hawking may have been more interested in classical music than popular music – but he still managed to notch up an impressive series of rock star credentials.
Charles Manson’s Body Granted to His Grandson
The four-month legal battle over the ownership of mass murderer Charles Manson’s body has ended with the remains being put in the care of his grandson.
Bon Jovi Album Suffers Record 168-Place Chart Fall
Bon Jovi's latest LP has set a new record: falling from No. 1 to No. 168 in one week – the steepest-ever drop in chart history.
The Osbournes’ Male Nanny Tells All in Podcast Episode
The second episode of 'The Osbournes Podcast' has been released.
Slash Granted Restraining Order Against Aggressive Man
Slash has been granted a restraining order against a man who was seen acting aggressively near the Guns N’ Roses guitarist’s home after failing to gain entry.
Listen to Guns N’ Roses’ First-Ever Interview
The Guns N’ Roses interview, recorded two weeks after they formed, includes an early version of “Don’t Cry.”
Trevor Horn to Rejoin Yes for Three Anniversary Shows
Trevor Horn fronted Yes for one album, and served as a producer on three others.
Smashing Pumpkins to Release Two EPs
Billy Corgan confirmed that the reunited Smashing Pumpkins are set to release two new EPs, with first track coming in May.
Motley Crue Movie Crewman Electrocuted on Set
A set rigger was hospitalized after being electrocuted during making of Morley Crue biopic “The Dirt.”
Musician Argues for New Laws to Protect Artists From Sexual Misconduct
Musician Katie Armiger has united with two senior politicians to argue the case for new legislation to protect artists from sexual misconduct.
NME, Iconic British Music Publication, Ends Print Era
The iconic British music publication 'NME' has appeared for the last time in its print edition.