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 Dire Straits’ ‘Walk of Life’ Was Influenced by Photo and Accordion
Mark Knopfler recalls inspirations behind classic track from 'Brothers in Arms.'
Who’s Covering Tom Petty’s ‘Learning to Fly’ in the New ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Trailer…
Makeover of classic track promotes upcoming animated movie.
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Returns to Hot 100 for Third Time
Rare achievement powered by continued success of Freddie Mercury biopic.
Whitesnake Announce New LP ‘Flesh and Blood’ and U.S. Tour
Thirteenth studio album is “family affair,” says David Coverdale.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Stays Strong With $31 Million Second Weekend
The Freddie Mercury film is already the third-highest grossing music biopic in history.
How Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Bonded Over Their First Song
“Heartbreaker” helped create a partnership that’s lasted 40 years.
Watch Foreigner Reunite in Los Angeles: Videos, Set List
The only one missing was original bassist Ed Gagliardi, who died in 2014.
Neil Young Loses Home in California Fires, Then Attacks Donald Trump
Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tool and Limp Bizkit have also been affected in the worst season on record.
Why Bob Seger Slowed Down for ‘Against the Wind’
Roots rocker explains move away from the album-every-year approach desired by the music industry in the ‘70s.
Beatles Weren’t at War During White Album Sessions, Says Producer
Giles Martin argues that expanded edition demonstrates “cohesive” studio experience.
Could Freddie Mercury Have Created ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Today?
Right-hand man doubts late Queen icon’s approach to working on music would be tolerated in the modern music industry.
Watch John Mellencamp’s New ‘Eyes on the Prize’ Video
Track appears on upcoming album 'Other People’s Stuff,' out next month.