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.
Was Elton John’s Dad Really So Bad?
‘Rocketman’ portrays Stanley Dwight as a distant, uninvolved parent, but family members recall a different man.
How Bruce Springsteen Saved Asbury Park Documentary
Director feared his project would collapse after the Boss’ management declined involvement.
Queen ‘Haven’t Earned a Penny’ from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Guitarist Brian May rejects speculation on how much band have made from billion-dollar movie.
Billy Joel’s Neighbors Want to Ban His Helicopter
Residents of exclusive Long Island community object to aircraft noise.
Adam Lambert Bringing Queen Music Back to ‘American Idol’
Singer will mentor contestants 10 years after his life-changing experience on talent show.
Vince Neil’s Struggle to Cope With Daughter Skylar’s Death
Aggressive cancer took four-year-old Skylar while singer fought with ex bandmates and estranged wife.
When Gene Simmons Dressed as Lynda Carter For a Strange B-Movie
It's still unclear why he replicated the ‘Wonder Woman’ star’s outfit to play a hermaphrodite movie villain.
How Billy Idol Risked His Sight for ‘Eyes Without a Face’
The singer was bandaged up for two days while his corneas healed.
Rami Malek Treated by Medics After Fall at Oscars
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ star given all-clear following misstep after receiving his Best Actor award.
Beatles Prude Thought ‘Hey Jude’ Label Was Too Rude
Letter from 1968 reveals U.S. exec’s concern over single because Apple artwork looked “pornographic.”