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.
Brian May Says Queen Had ‘Unfair Advantage’ at Live Aid
Band’s retrospective video series covers their triumphant 20-minute show in 1985.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen Join Guns N’ Roses on Stage
He guests on “Paradise City” at end of Florida show.
35 Years Ago: Cliff Burton’s Final Metallica Show
Rising stars had enjoyed a positive day before the bus crash that changed everything.
Rick Rubin Regrets ‘Weird’ Time Working on AC/DC’s ‘Ballbreaker’
Producer says “dream-come-true” experience collapsed over studio choice.
‘You Ain’t the First’ Became Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Drunken Pirate Song’
They tracked “You Ain’t the First” after a boozy afternoon, despite producer trying to send them home.
Is Deep Purple’s New Album Called ‘Turning to Crime’?
Countdown teaser reaches zero on Oct. 6.
David Crosby Reveals the ‘One Thing’ He Didn’t Do Wrong
Veteran admits he’s “mystified” about his voice lasting so well.
Why Led Zeppelin Finally Approved an Official Documentary
Jimmy Page attends ‘Becoming Led Zeppelin’ premiere as first trailer is revealed.
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.