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.
‘Star Wars’ Meets Beastie Boys: See the ‘Solo’ Trailer With ‘Sabotage’ Soundtrack
A Star Wars fan has edited a trailer for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' to match classic Beastie Boys track “Sabotage.”
Dennis Edwards of the Temptations Dies
Dennis Edwards sang lead on the Temptations' psychedelic soul classics including “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” and “Ball of Confusion.”
Listen to Franz Ferdinand’s New Song, ‘Lazy Boy’
The Scottish band will release 'Always Ascending,' their first album in five years, next month.
Andy Rourke Will Not Be Part of the Partial Smiths Reunion
The bassist says he’s “saddened” by “false statements” connected with Classically Smiths orchestral shows.
Dolores O’Riordan Laid to Rest
Cranberries singer hailed for "excellent performance in the gig of life itself" in live broadcast funeral before private family burial.
David Byrne Announces ‘Reasons to Be Cheerful’ Lecture Tour
David Byrne will give free talks about “encouraging things that are happening in the world” ahead of the 'American Utopia' album launch.
Marilyn Manson Hints at Hiring Johnny Depp
Marilyn Manson said that Johnny Depp could possibly serve as Twiggy Ramirez's replacement.
Watch David Byrne Singing David Bowie, Madonna Classics With Choir
The ex-Talking Heads frontman recorded “Heroes” and “Borderline” with the Canadian collective Choir! Choir! Choir!
Beastie Boys to Release Official Memoir This Year
Mike D described the long-awaited memoir as being “unlike any other music book.”
Watch Bono, Nick Cave + Sinead O’Connor Play at Shane MacGowan’s 60th Birthday Party
Many of Shane MacGowan's friends and admirers were on-hand to celebrate the Pogues' frontman's 60th birthday.