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.
Ratt’s ‘Round and Round’ Returns to Top 20 Thanks to TV Ad
“Ratt problem” commercial has aired more than 10,000 times in two months.
Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Says HIs Lyrics Aren’t ‘Prophetic’
Frontman shoots down “absurd” suggestion that he saw world problems coming.
Dave Grohl’s ‘Mortifying’ Experience of ‘Times Like These’ Cover
Foo Fighters leader got it wrong when asked to contribute to COVID-19 fundraising single.
COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Fan Pod’ Concert to Go Ahead on New Date
Arkansas argument settled, as Motley Crue, Judas Priest, Anthrax, Megadeth, Lita Ford and the Who react to pandemic.
‘Fan Pod’ COVID-19 Concert Promoter Ordered to Call It Off
Arkansas governor issues cease-and-desist order to venue boss, who leaves tickets on sale.
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.
Liam and Noel Gallagher Argue Over Lost Oasis Demo
Brothers in new dispute after Noel releases unfinished 2009 track “Don’t Stop.”
How David Bowie Broke Dave Grohl’s Heart
Foo Fighters leader looks back on lighthearted email exchange that left promise of working together.
COVID-19 Roundup: Dave Grohl Leads All-Star ‘Times Like These’
Foo Fighters song reworked by BBC as the Beatles, Sammy Hagar, Mike Campbell, Blue Oyster Cult and 800 local venues react to pandemic.