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.
Queen Faced Split If ‘A Night at the Opera’ Flopped
Brian May and Roger Taylor say heavy debts meant fourth album was “make or break.”
Eddie Van Halen Photo Book Coming in June
Tony Iommi writes foreword for souvenir collection by veteran photographer Ross Halfin.
Elton John Says ‘No One Needs’ a New Album From Him
Veteran is enjoying the feeling of not knowing what he’ll do next.
How ‘Wayne’s World’ Was a Victory for Freddie Mercury After He Died
Brian May thanks Mike Myers for helping Queen “get America back” with celebrated “Bohemian Rhapsody” scene.
Paul McCartney Reveals the ‘Nicest Thing’ About Having Money
He recalls making decision to become rich after hearing arguments over cash as a child.
How Paul McCartney Became the Beatles’ ‘Instigator’
He believes trend was set with hitchhiking trips before the band formed.
Original Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Dead at 85
Strongman also appeared in James Bond movie ‘Casino Royale’ and as U.K.’s Green Cross Code Man.
Why Paul McCartney Uses Teleprompter for Beatles Songs
He sometimes finds himself “on autopilot” during performances of classic tracks.
Why Don Henley Called Eagles Manager ‘Satan’
Jibes at two different Rock Hall inductions downplay five-decade relationship.
Beatles Letter About Firing Pete Best Goes to Auction
Document from 1962, signed by manager Brian Epstein, offers “sincere wishes” for drummer’s future.