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.
45 Years Ago: ‘All the President’s Men’ Becomes an Unlikely Blockbuster
Robert Redford wasn’t interested in following the kind of backstage drama seen in dark modern-era political sagas.
When Kiss Made Their National TV Debut
Paul Stanley never forgot impact of performing on Dick Clark’s ‘In Concert’ show in 1974.
45 Years Ago: Shooting Starts on ‘Star Wars’
George Lucas endured a difficult first day in the Tunisian desert but went on to make movie history anyway.
Ringo Starr Says New Beatles Film Brings Back ‘Fun’
Drummer believes Peter Jackson’s ‘Get Back’ tells truer story than original ‘Let It Be’ movie.
Pete Townshend Says ‘Who’ Album Cost Too Much
Guitarist believes resentment remains after 2019 release “went out of control completely.”
Christine McVie Doubts Fleetwood Mac Will Tour Again
She says she’s getting “too old” and thinks Stevie Nicks and John McVie would refuse.
Watch Elton John Fail COVID PSA Audition
He attempts unconvincing Michael Caine impersonation before movie star takes over.
25 Years Ago: ’12 Monkeys’ Predicts the Pandemic
Terry Gilliam’s complex sci-fi hit turned out to be a warning from movie history.
Kiss Confirm New Years’ Eve Show World Records
‘Kiss 2020 Goodbye’ show scores two entries for pyro effects while third awaits verification.
Paul McCartney Helps Vinyl to Best Sales Week In Modern Era
LPs have outsold compact discs on four separate weeks since September – the first time that's happened since 1986.