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.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Gives Queen Highest Chart Position Since 1980
Soundtrack album surges on success of movie.
How Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Bonded Over Their First Song
“Heartbreaker” helped create a partnership that’s lasted 40 years.
Steven Tyler Will Conduct Your Wedding for $200,000
Aerosmith frontman paid $80 to become online minister.
David Bowie’s Legacy Is Painful for Widow Iman
Model describes frustration of fans who want to connect and businesses that want to profit.
Why Did Freddie Mercury Never Fix His Teeth?
Queen icon avoided dental surgery despite being self-conscious about his prominent overbite.
Kinks’ ’Village Green’ Box Set Could Fuel Reunion
Ray Davies says “we might make an album next year” after listening to outtakes for album anniversary, with potential for Mick Avory’s return.
Watch Final Trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Freddie Mercury is focus of new promo ahead of biopic launch on Nov. 2.
Ted Nugent ‘Not Good Enough’ for Hall of Fame, Says David Crosby
Two-time inductee responds to guitarist’s claim that everybody believes he should be inducted.
Tom Petty Hometown Park Renamed in His Honor
Dedication ceremony takes place on what would have been his 68th birthday.