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.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen: An AC/DC Album with Axl Rose Would be ‘Karaoke’
Phil Collen of Def Leppard accepts that an AC/DC album featuring Axl Rose might be good, but says it wouldn’t be a real AC/DC release.
Chicago Could Continue Without Any Original Members
Chicago co-founder Robert Lamm said it’s a “possibility” that the band could continue after all the original members have gone.
David Bowie Fan Offers Homeless Donation If Statue Vandal Owns Up
A former colleague of David Bowie has offered to donate $7,000 to a homeless charity if the person who vandalized the new Bowie statue owns up.
How Bob Dylan Talked John Fogerty Into Playing CCR Songs Again
Former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty revealed why he started playing his own songs after a 25-year break following a conversation with Bob Dylan.
Unseen Beatles Photos From First U.S. Tour Sell for $358,000
A collection of unseen photos of the Beatles from their first U.S. tour recently sold at an auction in England for more than $358,000.
Gene Simmons Says He Was ‘Wrong,’ ‘Not Informed’ About Cannabis
Kiss star Gene Simmons, who has invested in a cannabis company, explains his about-turn on his attitude to the substance.
Ozzy Osbourne Sues Promoter in Contract Dispute
Ozzy Osbourne has filed a lawsuit against venue owners and promoters AEG.
Listen to Tweaked Version of Toto’s ‘Africa’ … If You Dare
Toto's classic 1992 song “Africa” has been subjected to a seemingly insignificant piece of studio tweaking.
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.
Listen to Guns N’ Roses’ First-Ever Interview
The Guns N’ Roses interview, recorded two weeks after they formed, includes an early version of “Don’t Cry.”