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.
15 Years Ago: The Successful Regeneration of ‘Doctor Who’
Christopher Eccleston brought back the Time Lord traveler 16 years after the previous season.
Sammy Hagar’s ‘Road Trip’ TV Show Returns for Fifth Season
New episodes feature Gary Cherone, Def Leppard, Brian May, Joe Walsh, Ted Nugent and others.
The Knack Give in, Change ‘My Sharona’ to ‘Bye, Corona’
Guitarists Bert Averre and Prescott Niles post virus-themed cover “because apparently there aren’t enough of them.”
Sammy Hagar Recalls Sneaking Into Rolling Stones’ First U.S. Show
“We didn’t have any money, I’d never heard of a rock concert,” singer says of 1964 experience.
How Disney Inspired John Fogerty to Write ‘Down on the Corner’
Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman twisted a merchandise ad into a new idea.
Watch John Fogerty’s ‘In My Room’ Show
He performs three songs around his home during “different times.”
Watch the Black Crowes’ ‘Tiny Desk’ Show
Chris and Rich Robinson perform three classic tracks for NPR series.
Help Jon Bon Jovi Write Coronavirus Song
He asks for contributions to develop idea he came up with while working in his community kitchen.
Black Crowes Full Reunion Would Have ‘Triggered’ New Fights
Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson agreed early on not to bring any other members back.
40 Years Ago: ‘Another Brick in The Wall (Part II)’ Hits No.1
Producer Bob Ezrin defied Roger Waters to turn part of the concept album into a disco-infused hit.
How Kenny Rogers Helped Form the Eagles
Don Henley recalls the debt of gratitude he owes to late country-pop star.
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.