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.
Sammy Hagar Recalls ‘Spiritual’ Inspiration for ‘Dreams’
Van Halen vocal came to him suddenly in studio after a fruitless day trying to develop the song with Mick Jones.
Rick Allen Hopes Rock Hall Is Finally Respecting ‘80s Hard Rock
Def Leppard drummer’s opinion on upcoming induction differs from bandmate Phil Collen’s.
Robert Plant Premieres New Band at Low-Key Show
Led Zeppelin icon leads Celtic folk-inspired Saving Grace through first show in England and announced second appearance.
30 Years Ago: Def Leppard Release ‘Rocket,’ Their ‘Surprise Hit’
The seventh and final single from ‘Hysteria’ could have been a disaster -- but it was the opposite.
Paul McCartney Thought Bottle of Whiskey Cost Just $2.50
Biographer cites example to prove ex Beatle can’t be “normal person” he’d love to be.
Watch Lynyrd Skynyrd Joke About Next Reunion Tour: Exclusive Premiere
Clip taken from upcoming episode of ‘Speakeasy,’ which Gary Rossington calls “a blast.”
The Best Song From Every Ozzy Osbourne Album
A journey through the highs and lows delivered by the Prince of Darkness over his 11-LP catalog.
Queen Music Publisher Banked on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Success Three Years Ago
Campaign to place music in TV ads made 2018 a record year for Freddie Mercury’s band.
Greta Van Fleet Planning New Album for 2019
Bassist Sam Kiszka says they’ll “grow musically” on “worldly” second LP.
How Geddy Lee’s Grandmother Saved Family From Nazi Gas Chambers
Former Rush frontman shares story of his parents surviving the Holocaust.