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.
How Alex Van Halen Quit Drinking
Dad’s death in 1986 made him face “responsibility” of avoiding “artificial inspiration.”
Stephen Pearcy Wants Classic Ratt Reunion for One Last Album
Singer says he’s on speaking terms with Bobby Blotzer and Warren DeMartini.
‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ Nearly Didn’t Make ‘The Sopranos’ Finale
Showrunner David Chase chose Journey classic from shortlist because his crew told him not to.
Watch Clips from Kiss’ Highly Explosive Soundcheck in Dubai
Small audience allowed to watch as band prepare for New Year’s Eve livestream.
See Tommy Lee in Trailer for New Horror Movie ‘The Retaliators’
Motley Crue drummer is one of several rock stars making appearances in 2021 release.
Graham Nash Gave $800K of Archive Material to Neil Young for Free
He knew how much he’d earned from colleague’s talent, so handed over lyric sheets “with a good heart.”
Paul McCartney Says Elvis Is Second-Coolest Person He’s Met
He recalls how the King inspired the concept for ‘Sgt. Pepper’ in 1965.
Watch Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin Cover Bob Dylan
Latest ‘Hanukkah Sessions’ video features version of “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35.”
Why Bruce Springsteen Hated ‘Born To Run’ When He First Heard It
He said he initially wanted to throw career-making album into a hotel pool.
When DJs Saved AC/DC from an Early Flop by Flipping a Single Over
A-side of breakout 45 made Angus Young think: “Who in their right mind would want this to go out?”