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.
Rudy Sarzo Had to Leave Ozzy Osbourne After Randy Rhoads Died
Bassist lost joy of performing “quickly” following tour tragedy.
Sammy Hagar Regrets ‘Angst’ About Van Halen in His Memoir
Former frontman wishes he’d “been a little more conservative” 10 years ago.
The INXS Pub Tour That ‘Burst Its Own Bubble’
Andrew Farriss recalls ‘90s decision to stop doing what the industry expected of them.
Why Mick Jagger Jokingly Threatened Michael Anthony’s Bass Tech
Rolling Stones singer played revenge prank years after backstage incident.
When Bruce Dickinson First Met Ian Gillan…and Vomited
Iron Maiden singer hails Deep Purple counterpart as his rock god.
Alice Cooper Recalls Jimi Hendrix Giving Him His First Joint
Guitar icon told young shock-rocker that vibrating bed was a spaceship.
Paul McCartney’s Multiple Bids to Back Out of ‘Carpool Karaoke’
James Corden told ex-Beatle behavior was “unacceptable” in run-up to celebrated 2018 TV special.
When Kiss Made Their National TV Debut
Paul Stanley never forgot impact of performing on Dick Clark’s ‘In Concert’ show in 1974.
Elton John Says He’s Recorded ‘Something’ with Metallica
Singer confirms collaboration with metal band took place during pandemic lockdown.
45 Years Ago: Shooting Starts on ‘Star Wars’
George Lucas endured a difficult first day in the Tunisian desert but went on to make movie history anyway.
Sting Regrets Emotion of Police Reunion Tour
Frontman says he “wouldn’t have done it” if he’d known how he’d feel afterwards.
Ringo Starr Says New Beatles Film Brings Back ‘Fun’
Drummer believes Peter Jackson’s ‘Get Back’ tells truer story than original ‘Let It Be’ movie.