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.
Nikki Sixx’s Wife Didn’t Know He Was a Criminal
Motley Crue member shares moment when she read his new memoir.
Brian May Says Queen Had ‘Unfair Advantage’ at Live Aid
Band’s retrospective video series covers their triumphant 20-minute show in 1985.
Robert Trujillo Recalls Opening for ‘Kind’ Metallica
Bassist toured with his future bandmates in 1993.
Bill Ward Asserts Black Sabbath’s Punk and Prog Credentials
Drummer bases his case on 1976 album ‘Technical Ecstasy’ and reveals the one thing he doesn’t like about it.
Alice Cooper Used to Cry When He Looked at Stage Costume
Shock-rock legend recalls ‘80s addiction hell.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen Join Guns N’ Roses on Stage
He guests on “Paradise City” at end of Florida show.
Dave Grohl’s ‘Ethical Crisis’ Over Stadium Rock
He recalls feeling “conflicted” as Nirvana became world-class attraction.
Scorpions Announce New Album ‘Rock Believer’
First single featuring ex-Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee arrives this month.
Rob Halford Says Judas Priest Have Never Made ‘F— You’ Money
Singer recalls begging record label for £5 a week so they could quit day jobs.
Lindsey Buckingham ‘Fine’ with Fleetwood Mac ‘Covers Band’ Lineup
Fired guitarist still hopes for reunion, even if it’s for a farewell tour.
Rick Rubin Regrets ‘Weird’ Time Working on AC/DC’s ‘Ballbreaker’
Producer says “dream-come-true” experience collapsed over studio choice.
‘You Ain’t the First’ Became Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Drunken Pirate Song’
They tracked “You Ain’t the First” after a boozy afternoon, despite producer trying to send them home.