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.
30 Years Ago: Captain Picard Becomes Locutus of Borg
'Star Trek: The Next Generation' secured its place in franchise history with the cliffhanger episode “The Best of Both Worlds, Part 1.”
Robert Plant, Alice Cooper and Dave Grohl Join Others Trying to Save Live Music
Letter signed by dozens of stars asks for congressional aid as independent venues face possible collapse.
Elton John Tops Rock Earnings List
Forbes’ annual chart also features the Rolling Stones, Phil Collins, Eagles, Metallica and Bon Jovi.
COVID-19 Roundup: Led Zeppelin Stage ‘Celebration Day’ Watch Party
Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, Sammy Hagar, Pearl Jam and Dave Matthews also respond to pandemic.
1,300 Concert Venues Team Up to Fight for COVID-19 Survival
#SaveOurStages organizers fear half their members can’t last three months, as first U.S. drive-in tour is announced.
Could Drive-In Concerts Be the Way Forward?
Fans and police happy with results of recent live show in Denmark.
New York and L.A. Mayors Say Concerts May Not Return Until 2021
City heads suggest “getting together in the thousands” is at least eight months away.
COVID-19 Roundup: Hospital Plays Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ as Patients Leave
Steve Perry, Duff McKagan, Bumblefoot, Peter Gabriel and others react to pandemic.
40 Years Ago: ‘Another Brick in The Wall (Part II)’ Hits No.1
Producer Bob Ezrin defied Roger Waters to turn part of the concept album into a disco-infused hit.
The Who Postpone Tour Over Coronavirus Concerns
Band says its “fans’ safety is paramount.”