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.
Elton John Buys Canadian ‘Treehouse’ Condo
Unfinished two-floor apartment has an actual tree growing in it.
When David Lee Roth Wouldn’t Let Van Halen Quit
Others thought they’d blown their big chance after Kiss rejection.
Neal Schon Says Steve Perry Forced Journey Into Partners Contract
Former singer reportedly refused to go onstage unless bandmates signed deal at center of current dispute.
Elton John Sues British Newspaper for ‘Gross Breaches of Privacy’
He's among a group of celebrities accusing the 'Daily Mail' of illegal activities.
Foreigner and Styx Never Even Considered for Rock Hall, Says Boss
'Rolling Stone' founder Jann Wenner insists he has no control over nominations.
When One of Steven Van Zandt’s Heroes Pulled a Gun on Him
Other meetings with artists who influenced him have gone better, though.
Patti Smith’s New Book Inspired by Her Instagram Feed
'A Book of Days' follows a year of her life in pictures.
Phil Collins’ Son Nic Joining Mike and the Mechanics Tour
Drummer says he has "another big pair of shoes to fill" after taking his dad’s place in Genesis.
The Wall Built to Keep Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth Apart
Backstage barricade was production staff's solution to breakdown in relations during Van Halen singers' Sam and Dave tour.
Hear David Lee Roth’s Cover of Van Halen’s ‘Dance the Night Away’
It’s the latest arrival from 14 tracks he recorded live with his band in May.
Why Prince’s First Recording Session Didn’t Wow His Engineer
The second time they worked together, however, was a different story.
Watch Elton John Receive Surprise Medal From President Biden
He’s reduced to tears as he’s presented with National Humanties Medal for his AIDS work.