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.
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.
Spotify Accused of Creating ‘Race to the Bottom’ With New Feature
Congressmen say Discovery Mode could force artists to accept lower royalties.
James Bond Writer Fears for Future Under Amazon
News of $8 billion MGM Studio purchase gave ’Skyfall’ and ‘Spectre’ scribe John Logan “a chill.”
$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.
Robert Englund Repeats ‘Star Wars’ Story Nixed by Mark Hamill
Freddy Krueger actor maintains he helped roommate secure Luke Skywalker role.
Cher Reveals Official Biopic Is Under Production
Report suggests movie will follow format of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’
Music Venue Offers COVID-19 Shots to Fans
Red Rocks Amphitheatre will vaccinate 100 audience members at each show.
Hollywood Bowl to Split Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Fans
Iconic venue will open in July at two-thirds capacity with most tickets on sale to those who’ve had injections.
40 Years Ago: Buck Rogers Goes Out Fighting
Star Gil Gerard struggled to keep things real in the 25th century and fell just short of saving the show.
Did Prince Philip Save the James Bond Franchise?
Late husband of Queen Elizabeth was reportedly used to get the name of ‘Goldfinger’s Pussy Galore past U.S. censors.
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.
San Francisco Musicians in Line for Guaranteed Income
Test program aims to help rebuild arts industry after pandemic, following positive results from previous experiment.