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.
Watch Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Always Ascending’ Video
The promo accompanies the title track of their fifth album, due in February 2018.
10 More Years Gone: Why the 2007 Reunion Was Led Zeppelin’s Last Stand
A decade later, it seems more and more clear that this was, in fact, the end of Led Zeppelin.
Noel Gallagher ‘Reignited’ by Use of ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ at Manchester Memorial
The Oasis guitarist and songwriter recalls hearing his song sung at memorial vigil.
Watch Styx’s New Live ‘Radio Silence’ Video
Styx have released a video featuring a performance of their track “Radio Silence” that was recorded live on Aug. 19 in Syracuse, N.Y.
Eric Clapton Recalls Most Satisfying Moment of His Career
Eric Clapton compared his approach to making music to working on a puzzle that’s never completed – but he can point to one moment when he felt he had achieved a level of satisfaction.
Whitesnake’s 2018 Album Tentatively Called ‘Flesh and Blood’
Whitesnake’s next album has the tentative title of 'Flesh & Blood.'
Styx to Tour U.S. With REO Speedwagon and Don Felder
Styx have listed a new run of U.S. tour dates around their previously announced Las Vegas residency in early 2018, with REO Speedwagon and Don Felder included in their plans once again.
Mental Health Helpline Launched for U.K. Music Industry
The Initiative follows increased attention to issues after the deaths of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell, with plans to roll out across U.S. and beyond.
Pearl Jam to Return to Touring in 2018
After a year of downtime, Eddie Vedder and co announce shows in South America and Europe.
Radiohead’s Philip Selway Says He Could Have Died in 2012 Stage Collapse
The Radiohead drummer reveals he was scheduled to be in same place on stage that collapsed in 2012.