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.
Young, Shy Gene Simmons Would Pretend to Be English
Kiss legend hoped lessons from the Beatles would get him through “funny adolescent” time.
Sammy Hagar: Van Halen Tour Would Have Been Double-Frontman Show
Singer confirms trek would have featured both him and David Lee Roth, allowing them to play "[all] the Van Halen hits"
David Bowie’s Son Finds Christmas Present From Dad Years Later
Scarf worn by star for introduction to TV special ‘The Snowman’ was intended as gift for Duncan Jones.
Watch Unseen Beatles Footage From ‘Get Back’ Sessions
Peter Jackson presents montage from 2021 movie showing band having fun.
Phil Campbell’s Rules for Lemmy Tribute Concert
Ex-Motorhead guitarist hopes for “something really spectacular.”
Ozzy Osbourne Says He’s Not on Anti-Depressants Over Randy Rhoads
Singer previously revealed that he’d been using a “low dose” since guitarist’s death in 1982.
COVID-19 Has Forced Keith Richards into ‘Un-Normal’ Normality
Rolling Stones guitarist reveals he’s turned to gardening during lockdown.
The Moment Brian Johnson Knew He Could Front AC/DC Again
Singer recalls “apprehension” as he attempted rehearsal with cutting-edge hearing technology.
Is New Foo Fighters Album Called ‘Medicine at Midnight’?
Dave Grohl’s band continue teasing fans ahead of ‘SNL’ appearance.
The Phone Call That Began the End of Sammy Hagar and Van Halen
2AM conversation in 1995 reminded singer of the way he was thrown out of Montrose.
Lars Ulrich Discusses Metallica’s ‘Fragility’
Drummer reflects on James Hetfield’s return to rehab as Kirk Hammett says he’s “been there myself.”
Why the Doors’ Manager Regularly Disappoints Fans
He's often visited by fans who think they own a “Holy Grail” bootleg tape.