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.
Record Labels Blackout to Protest Against Killing of George Floyd
“The show must be paused” message to be supported by day of “disconnect from work” on June 2.
35 Years Ago: James Bond Hits Midlife Crisis in ’A View to a Kill’
Roger Moore was old, too old, when he made his final appearance as 007 in 1985.
COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Fan Pod’ Concert to Go Ahead on New Date
Arkansas argument settled, as Motley Crue, Judas Priest, Anthrax, Megadeth, Lita Ford and the Who react to pandemic.
‘Fan Pod’ COVID-19 Concert Promoter Ordered to Call It Off
Arkansas governor issues cease-and-desist order to venue boss, who leaves tickets on sale.
First U.S. Social Distancing Concert Remains in Doubt
Performer doesn’t think “fan pod” show will take place as a result of coronavirus rules, but promoter insists it will.
1,300 Concert Venues Team Up to Fight for COVID-19 Survival
#SaveOurStages organizers fear half their members can’t last three months, as first U.S. drive-in tour is announced.
New York and L.A. Mayors Say Concerts May Not Return Until 2021
City heads suggest “getting together in the thousands” is at least eight months away.
COVID-19 Roundup: Hospital Plays Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ as Patients Leave
Steve Perry, Duff McKagan, Bumblefoot, Peter Gabriel and others react to pandemic.
Concert Audiences May Not Return After Coronavirus
Survey suggests 56 percent could avoid buying tickets for months ... or maybe forever.
Lockdown Sends Album Sales to All-Time Low But Vinyl Stays Strong
Coronavirus restrictions give rise to estimated smallest retail week since LP format began.
15 Years Ago: The Successful Regeneration of ‘Doctor Who’
Christopher Eccleston brought back the Time Lord traveler 16 years after the previous season.
How Bill and Ted Perfected Their Dancing at Stevie Nicks’ Ranch
Actor Alex Winter recalls choreographed movie opening that didn’t make the final cut.