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.
Watch Coldplay and Choir Cover Prince’s ‘1999’
Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland lead the For Love Choir through Tiny Desk performance.
Rami Malek Inspired by Freddie Mercury For James Bond Role
Oscar-winning actor brought lessons learned from Queen icon to new spy movie 'No Time to Die'.
Why R.E.M. Rejected Good Songs for ‘Monster’
Michael Stipe and Mike Mills recall challenges of ninth album as 25th-anniversary box set arrives.
Make Your Own Vinyl Records With $1,200 Machine
Phonocut creates instant 10" discs from app.
Bruce Springsteen, Green Day Songs ‘Most Dangerous’ for Driving
Scientific study finds fast music leads to increased speed and erratic moves.
Foo Fighters Aim to Start Work on New Album Next Month
Drummer Taylor Hawkins hopes ‘Concrete and Gold’ follow-up will arrive in 2020.
Flea Didn’t Want Memoir to Be ‘Rock Star Book’
‘Acid for the Children’ to be published in November, five years after it was first announced.
Woodstock 50 Was Doomed 7 Months Ago, Promoter Admits
Michael Lang is taking responsibility for the "biggest factor" in the festival's failure.
Woodstock Promoter Plans Signature Cannabis Strain for 50th Anniversary
Michael Lang outlines what to expect from Watkins Glen event in August.
Nirvana Reunion Is Possible at Foo Fighters’ Festival
Social media teases as surviving members, plus 2014 reunion singers Joan Jett and John McAuley, are all on festival bill.