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.
Robert Plant Finally Gets $10 Concert Fee From Early Days
Led Zeppelin frontman celebrates booking agent’s success with joke at university ceremony.
When Robert Plant Went ‘Up My Own Rectum’ With New Technology
Singer recounts the battle to continue working after the death of Led Zeppelin bandmate John Bonham.
Aerosmith Invited to Create Broadway Show
Joe Perry hopes for time to work on band musical.
Queen Rule the Mid-Year Rock Charts
Nielsen figures place ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ soundtrack and ‘Greatest Hits’ in first and second places.
Robert Plant Calls Led Zeppelin ‘Trio With a Wedding Singer’
He hails bandmates’ work on “Achilles’ Last Stand” in latest podcast episode, and recalls writing lyrics in time of being “torn asunder.”
Andrew Dice Clay Recalls Helping Guns N’ Roses Reunion Along
Comedian and actor heard lineup news after pulling strings with Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan: “I knew I did the job.”
Slash Confirms New Guns N’ Roses Album Is Happening
Guitarist says work will start in earnest later this year after leaked photo reveals session with Axl Rose.
David Lee Roth Aims for New Las Vegas Residency
Van Halen singer believes he can please wide-ranging audiences as “the patron saint of midnight.”
Queen ‘Haven’t Earned a Penny’ from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Guitarist Brian May rejects speculation on how much band have made from billion-dollar movie.
Led Zeppelin Announce 50th-Anniversary Documentary
Untitled film features new interviews with Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones.
Woodstock 50 Promoter Accuses Investors of ‘Illegal’ $17 Million Removal
Michael Lang says former partner is trying to “suffocate and kill” anniversary event.
That Time Mick Fleetwood Auditioned For Spinal Tap
The Fleetwood Mac drummer took no chances, arriving at promotional stunt in a fireproof suit.