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.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Royalty Checks Are a ‘Joke’
Band didn’t get a penny until 1998 despite selling millions of albums, singer reports.
Suzi Quatro Stays Normal By Keeping an ‘Ego Room’
She makes occasional visits to her awards and memorabilia collection.
Why Steven Van Zandt Had to ‘Bring Bad News’ to Bruce Springsteen
E Street Band guitarist says he had “obligation” to argue against 1987 track “Ain’t Got You.”
Watch ZZ Top Perform Without Injured Dusty Hill
Longtime guitar tech stands in after bassist is sidelined with “hip issue.”
When Van Halen ‘Murdered’ Black Sabbath on Tour
Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler recall 1978 road trip in excerpt from Eddie Van Halen book.
Ron Wood Says Faces Have Recorded New Music
Rolling Stone, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones last released material in 1973.
Could A Year Off Have Saved Van Hagar? Sammy Thinks So
Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony discuss the personality and wardrobe failings of ‘Balance’ tour.
Paul McCartney and Rick Rubin Geek Out Over ‘Penny Lane’
Beatles icon recalls pushing trumpeter into playing beyond instrument’s range in ‘McCartney 3, 2, 1.’
That Time Peter Frampton Wrote Two Hits in One Day
He came up with “Show Me the Way” and “Baby, I Love Your Way” at Bahamas hideaway.
Eddie Van Halen Cheered Wolfgang When He Threw Pumpkin at Teacher
Son recalls moment that demonstrated guitar icon’s supportive nature.