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.
Bono Says He’s ‘Back to Full Voice’ After Abandoning Show
U2 frontman thanks fans for helping him sing “Red Flag Day” in Germany.
U2 Abandon Concert As Bono Loses His Voice
Frontman complained about fans smoking in Germany before giving up attempts to sing.
Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Own Night in ‘Lodi’
Doug Clifford recalls the negative experience that inspired John Fogerty’s 1969 song.
How Elvis Presley Inspired Tom Petty to ‘Follow That Dream’
Late Heartbreakers leader’s life was changed by movie-set meeting when he was 10 years old.
Details Emerge for Movie Set in a World Without the Beatles
Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis cast Ed Sheeran in story about the only man who can remember the Fab Four.
Watch Elton John Fail to Rap in New Commercial
He plays version of rising star Boogie, who can’t perform till he’s eaten a Snickers bar.
How Neil Young and Daryl Hannah Kept Their Wedding Secret
Details emerge of ceremony and celebration in California last week.
Paul Simon Considers His Retirement Options
As farewell tour reaches its end, veteran is excited to “see what stopping does.”
Phil Collins Has One Condition for Genesis Reunion
He’ll only take part if his son Nic becomes their drummer.
Aretha Franklin Reportedly ‘Gravely Ill’
Iconic singer, 76, reportedly surrounded by friends and family at home.