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.
How ‘American Pickers’ Saved Aerosmith’s First Tour Van
Show star Mike Wolfe credits band with letting him work on 40-year-old vehicle instead of taking it away from him.
‘Yesterday’ Gives Beatles Chart Boost
Himesh Patel’s version of title track sells twice as many downloads as the original, with five songs in Hot Rock Songs list.
‘Yesterday’ Beats Expectations in Opening Weekend
Beatles-themed movie takes $17 million and lands third position, despite early predictions of $10 million.
Watch ‘Hey Jude’ Become ‘Hey Dude’ in Beatles Movie ‘Yesterday’
Ed Sheeran suggests name change in world where the Fab Four have been forgotten except by one man.
50 Years Ago: The Final Episode of ‘Star Trek’ Airs
The original series ended inauspiciously with a controversial production tagged onto the start of a rerun.
35 Years Ago: ‘Star Trek III: The Search for Spock’ Secures Franchise Future
A delicate balance of compromises set against a strong theme delivered a movie that cautiously built on ‘The Wrath of Khan’s success.
‘Stranger Things’ Clip Turns the Cars’ ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ Scene Upside Down
Clip from new season features gender-swapped take on famous ‘80s movie scene that featured “Moving in Stereo.”
Watch New Clip From Beatles-Themed Movie ‘Yesterday’
Teaser shows Himesh Patel performing title track in a world where no one has heard of the Fab Four.
PledgeMusic Nearing Bankruptcy After Rescue Attempts Fail
Approximately 45,000 artists likely to lose out along with their fans, but founder argues crowdfunding model is still valid.
‘Rocketman’ Director Dexter Fletcher’s Last Job? Saving ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
When Bryan Singer was fired from Queen biopic, producers turned to man they’d dismissed years earlier to finish the job.
Rami Malek Treated by Medics After Fall at Oscars
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ star given all-clear following misstep after receiving his Best Actor award.
Artist Wants to Loop Toto’s ‘Africa’ in Desert ‘For All Eternity’
Namibian installation features MP3 player connected to solar batteries in secret location.