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.
After Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ Prince Movie Is in the Works
Song rights acquired in bid to emulate success of Freddie Mercury story, though it won’t be a biopic.
30 Burning Classic Rock Questions for 2019
Hopefully we'll have some answers by this time next year.
Roger Daltrey Says ‘Baba O’Riley’ Is Warning to Kids Today
Classic Who song reflects singer’s concerns over addiction to social media.
Vinnie Vincent’s Singer Quits Comeback Shows
Robert Fleischman reveals change of heart but hopes he can remain friends with former colleague.
Eric Clapton Fears for Young Musicians After Avicii’s Death
Slowhand explains why he put house track on his Christmas album.
Freddie Mercury’s Predecessor ‘Bathing in the Glow’ of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Tim Staffell, singer with pre-Queen band Smile, recalls feeling “envious” as former colleagues made it big.
11 Years, $14 Million: The Long Wait for Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Chinese Democracy’
Regardless of quality, “the most expensive album never made” was never going to live up to its hype.
Ozzy Osbourne Was ‘Mean,’ ‘Ugly’ Drunk Says Jake E. Lee
Former guitarist explains how he stopped singer from attempting to write songs at 4AM.
Freddie Mercury Told Biographer He Felt ‘Imprisoned’ by Fame
Author recalls Queen icon’s desire for “anonymity and normality.”
What Ian Gillan Learned From Joining Black Sabbath for One Album
Deep Purple singer reflects on high points of wilderness-era 'Born Again' LP.
Graham Nash Recalls ‘Be-Bop-A-Lula’ Clause in Record Contract
He agreed to sign deal if he was allowed to play original recording in studio just once.
Stevie Nicks Recalls Prince’s Surprise Appearance on ‘Stand Back’
She invited him for studio visit to hear track he’d inspired, but didn’t expect him to show up, never mind record.