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.
Campaign Launched to Rename English Town After David Bowie
A campaign has been launched to rename the English town of Aylesbury to “Aylesbowie” in recognition of David Bowie.
Quincy Jones Apologizes for Slamming Beatles
Veteran producer Quincy Jones has issued a public apology for recent interview comments in which he slammed a number of artists, including the Beatles.
George Harrison Memorial Concert Coming to Theaters
Eric Clapton’s 2002 memorial show for George Harrison is being screened in movie theaters across North America.
Ozzy Osbourne Blackmailed by Venue Owner, Claims Sharon
Sharon Osbourne claimed husband Ozzy Osbourne was being blackmailed as a result of a dispute between rival event agencies.
Gene Simmons Calls for End to ‘Stupid Fascination’ With Drugs
Kiss star Gene Simmons called for an end to the entertainment world’s “stupid fascination” with drug addition.
Watch Gary Oldman and Extras Sing the Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’ on ‘Darkest Hour’ Set
Actor Samuel West reveals between-takes clip of 450 people singing along with “Hey Jude.”
Ringo Starr’s Knighthood Is Confirmed by the Queen
Paul McCartney congratulates his Beatles bandmate as Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb is also listed for the honor.
Dire Straits Rock Hall Reunion Comes Down to Mark Knopfler
Dire Straits bassist John Illsley vowed to persuade band leader Mark Knopfler to attend their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.
Guns N’ Roses, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica Top 2017 Rock Earning Chart
Annual Forbes report concludes touring is biggest income stream for 23 out of 25 top moneymakers.
Watch Bono and Chris Martin Duet on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
The AIDS awareness performance also features a surprise cameo by Sean Penn.