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.
Wolfgang Van Halen Can’t Watch His ‘Distance’ Video
Song was written as he anticipated a future without his dad, Eddie Van Halen.
Small Venues Still at Risk as COVID Cash Fails to Arrive
“Not a single penny” released five months after Save Our Stages bill was passed.
Phil Collen Predicts Vince Neil Will Regain Voice for Stadium Tour
Def Leppard guitarist says Motley Crue vocalist has time to get back on track after abandoned solo show.
Spotify Accused of Creating ‘Race to the Bottom’ With New Feature
Congressmen say Discovery Mode could force artists to accept lower royalties.
Darkness Announce New Album ‘Motorheart’
They say seventh LP transports listeners to “Elysian fields of rock.”
Van Halen Fans ‘Got Three Extra Tours’ Because of Wolfgang
Valerie Bertinelli says her son was the only person who could push Eddie into action.
$18 Concert Tickets Cost $1,000 for Unvaccinated Fans
Florida promoter enacts “no-vax tax” to “get the fence-sitters off the fence” over COVID-19.
40 Years Ago: Beatles Reunite for a John Lennon Tribute Song
George Harrison gathered his former bandmates for 1981 single “All Those Years Ago,” written about late friend.
Robert Englund Repeats ‘Star Wars’ Story Nixed by Mark Hamill
Freddy Krueger actor maintains he helped roommate secure Luke Skywalker role.
Why Alice Cooper’s Manager Refused to Manage the Beatles
Industry icon had just resigned from almost all his positions when George Harrison called.