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.
Former Runaways Bassist Jackie Fox Wins $87,000 on ‘Jeopardy!’
Musician, who’s now an attorney, makes four appearances on TV quiz show.
Classic Rock Isn’t Charting … But Is That Such a Bad Thing?
Out of all the great new albums released this year, only Paul McCartney, Dave Matthews and U2 represent the genre -- and so we hear “Rock Is Dead” again.
David Lee Roth Says He Was ‘Butchered’ Over Van Halen Earnings
Singer bouncing back after watching his “whole fortune walk off into another man’s pocket.”
How Elvis Presley Helped Cheap Trick – Twice
Rick Nielsen recalls his career highs fueled by Presley.
Rock History Rewritten for Kids in Book Series
“Don’t Fear The Dark” recounts genre’s part in rhyme, with colorful illustrations.
George Thorogood Recalls His Street Musician Days
He bottomed out after an aborted attempt to join John Lee Hooker’s band in the early ‘70s.
Ace Frehley Plans Tour With Alice Cooper
Former Kiss guitarist predicts five-week run next summer.
How Phil Collins ‘Cheated’ at Genesis Audition
Drummer recalls added advantage he gained by going for a swim before tryout.
Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks Close on Rock Hall Fan Vote Victory
With five days to go for class of 2019 public ballot, more than 3 million votes have been cast.
Geezer Butler Teases New Band Deadland Ritual
The former Black Sabbath bassist is teaming up with alumni from Guns N’ Roses and Billy Idol's band.
Queen Fought to Keep Key ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Scene in Movie
Brian May says moment where Freddie Mercury tells the band he’s going solo was difficult but important.
Ozzy Osbourne, David Bowie, Prince and Others Appear in ‘Rock Stars at Home’
This new book promises a “sometimes shocking” look at how big names live.