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 Lars Ulrich Read a Kids’ Christmas Story
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich recently read the children's story 'Stick Man' on BBC Radio 2.
Watch Robert Plant and Chrissie Hynde Perform in London
They got together for a live version of a song Robert Plant used to perform "when I was a kid, before I was a singer."
Nikki Sixx Says Music’s Drug Enablers Won’t Stop the Money Train
Former Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx has slammed the “enablers” who surround musicians and make it more difficult for those with drug issues to deal with them.
Def Leppard Working on ‘Awesome’ New Album
Def Leppard have begun writing and recording the follow-up to 2015’s self-titled album.
AC/DC’s Malcolm Young Dies
Retired AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young had been suffering from dementia for several years.
David Coverdale Preparing ‘Seriously Whitesnake’ Album
David Coverdale revealed that Whitesnake are preparing a new album for release next year.
David Coverdale Still Gets Nervous Singing ‘Is This Love’
David Coverdale marked the 30th anniversary of Whitesnake's hit single “Is This Love” by admitting he still feels nervous singing it in front of festival audiences.
Lars Ulrich Predicts Metallica Hologram Tours
Lars Ulrich insists he’s “fine” with Metallica touring in hologram form in the future
Why Skid Row Abandoned Sebastian Bach Reunion Talks
Snake Sabo confirms “everybody was entertaining the idea” of a Skid Row reunion with Sebastian Bach in 2016
What Have Aerosmith Been Doing Since Their Last Album?
It had taken just moments in a room together in 2010 for Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry to resolve the issues that had brought the band to the verge of disaster – again.
Ex Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo Joins The Dead Daisies
Former Journey drummer Deen Castronovo has joined supergroup The Dead Daisies in place of Brian Tichy, they’ve confirmed.
Why Bruce Dickinson Never Gave In to Drugs
Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson suggested that his attitude in controlling his arrogance on and offstage is the reason he didn’t become one of those rock stars who became a victim of drug addiction.