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.
Watch Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson Reunite at ‘South Park’ Show
Duo joined Primus and show creators for rendition of “Closer to the Heart.”
Gary Numan Recalls Wrecking His Own Career
He struggled to balance mental pressures ever since his first band told him “No one wants to know you any more.”
Flea Reveals Why He Doesn’t Like Fans Asking for Photos
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist says request “ruins” interactions.
Legal Battle Over Prince’s Cloud Guitar is Over
Creator of 'Purple Rain' instrument says he's reached agreement with estate to keep building replicas.
Why Wolfgang Van Halen Doesn’t Cover Van Halen at His Shows
It's not because he hates his late dad's band.
Why Roger Waters Felt ‘Constrained’ by Pink Floyd
He says he was "dragged back" from his "natural instinct" until he quit.
Dio’s ‘Holy Diver’ Was Meant to Be a Black Sabbath Song
Wendy Dio and Vinny Appice discuss roots of band's debut single.
How Def Leppard Settle Their Arguments
Vivian Campbell has stopped members from "killing each other," while Rick Savage is the Spinal Tap "lukewarm water."
Robert Plant Has Stack of Unheard Rockabilly Songs
He celebrates "purity and allegiance" of genre fans but recalls the ones who spent nights "taking the piss" out of him.
45 Years Ago: Kiss’ ‘Christine Sixteen’ Starts as ‘Brotherly Kibitzing’
Single initially caused some controversy with its suggestive title.
Dave Mustaine Says Firing David Ellefson From Megadeth Was ‘Hard’
Bandleader says he can forgive former bassist but won't play music with him.
When Anthrax’s Scott Ian Got Arrested with Metallica’s Cliff Burton
Guitarist and late bassist narrowly avoided drug trouble when cops didn't find their weed.