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.
Listen to Tom Petty’s ‘Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions)’
Songwriter's 16-track album was part of 2020 super deluxe edition box set.
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.
Rudy Sarzo Had to Leave Ozzy Osbourne After Randy Rhoads Died
Bassist lost joy of performing “quickly” following tour tragedy.
Alice Cooper Recalls Jimi Hendrix Giving Him His First Joint
Guitar icon told young shock-rocker that vibrating bed was a spaceship.
Mick Fleetwood’s Tears Over Peter Green’s Loving Gesture
Drummer didn’t find out why guitarist hired him until a few years before his death.
How Tony Iommi Realized Eddie Van Halen Was Dying
Black Sabbath icon recalls that old friends would “piss and moan” about their bandmates.
Tommy Thayer ‘Blessed’ with Previously Unknown Daughter
Kiss guitarist says he connected with Sierra last year: “I couldn’t be happier.”
Rob Zombie’s ‘Uncomfortable’ First Meeting With Ozzy Osbourne
Awkward one-to-one experience took place in Black Sabbath legend’s home.
When Michael McDonald Told the Doobie Brothers They Were Done
Singer recalls moment that led to 1982 split, and understands why he wasn’t part of reunion five years later.
Montrose Singer Bob James Dead at 68
He replaced Sammy Hagar in 1975 and fronted two albums.