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.
How the Eagles Split Affected Drummer Joe Vitale
Joe Walsh’s sideman recalls his only tour with iconic band before its 1980 collapse.
How Bruce Dickinson Helped Dave Mustaine Deal With Cancer
Megadeth leader called Iron Maiden frontman for advice after being diagnosed with similar illness.
Was Warrant’s ‘Cherry Pie’ Video as Sexist as It Seemed?
Notorious it may be, but the clip helped the band reach its height.
Little Richard Song Chosen as New ‘Monday Night Football’ Theme
Revamped version of “Rip It Up” will open show during new season.
Mick Jagger Admits the Rolling Stones Have Been ‘Lazy’
Singer cites example of lost ‘Goats Head Soup’ tracks and also says people should take his quotes with “pinch of salt.”
Joe Walsh and Brian Johnson Share Supergroup Dream Joke
Eagles and AC/DC members talk about forming band with Robert Plant and Roger Daltrey.
Mick Jagger Says Lost Rolling Stones Songs Are ‘All Terrible’
“Scarlet,” “Criss Cross” and “All the Rage” added to new edition of ‘Goats Head Soup’ after singer changed his mind.
Woodstock ’99 Documentary Coming to Netflix
Series will examine background of disastrous festival that “went down in flames.”
Most Musicians Are Thinking of Quitting, Survey Says
British report suggests coronavirus pandemic has cost artists an average of $15,000.
Illegal Eagle: How the Fake Randy Meisner Was Caught at Last
Con man spent more than a decade pretending to be former Eagles bassist, while the real deal could do nothing about it.