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.
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.
Steel Panther Release Two Van Halen Cover Versions
They return to their roots with faithful renditions of “Beautiful Girls” and “D.O.A.”
Hear Three Rush Producers’ Work on Crown Lands’ Tribute Song
Canadian duo’s “Context: Fearless Pt. 1” was recorded with Neil Peart drum kit the day after his death was announced.
Alice Cooper Says Rock Is Not Dead, It’s Where It Should Be
He believes Gene Simmons’ famous comment applies only in business sense.
Watch Lost Fan Footage of Led Zeppelin in 1972
Clip from New Zealand show was forgotten for nearly 50 years before archivist added audio.
Why Joe Walsh, John Entwistle Supergroup Lasted Just Five Shows
The Best singer Rick Livingstone recalls short-lived superstar experience in 1990.
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Eddie Van Halen Photo Book Coming in June
Tony Iommi writes foreword for souvenir collection by veteran photographer Ross Halfin.
Slayer’s Gary Holt Praises Metallica, Hasn’t Listened to ‘Lulu’
Guitarist recalls 1986 prediction made by James Hetfield that proved true.
Alex Van Halen: ‘There’s Nothing Left in the Music Business’
"In the old days you’d get a dollar a record, and now you get 50 cents for 275,000 streams. It’s insane. It’s wrong."