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.
How Alex Lifeson Appeared on New Mute Gods Album
Bassist Nick Beggs says “One Day” was rewritten after ex Rush guitarist’s contribution arrived.
How Stevie Nicks Learned to ’Stuff’ Poetry Into Songs
Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills and Nash albums provided early influence.
Ted Nugent Announces 2019 Summer U.S. Tour
Thirteen dates have been announced for 'The Music Made Me Do It Again!' road trip.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
Metallica and San Francisco Symphony to Play Together Again
September concert will mark 20th anniversary of ’S&M’ album.
Fleetwood Mac Split With Lindsey Buckingham Was ‘Only Route’
Christine McVie says reactivation of feud with Steve Nicks led band to fear a total breakup.
Lenny Kravitz Recalls ‘Fluid’ Studio Experience With Slash
Former schoolmates wrote “Always on the Run” after Guns N’ Roses guitarist was allowed only one take on “Fields of Joy” solo.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Editor Responds to Oscar Criticism
John Ottman admits he hates sequence that caused complaints with 60 cuts in two minutes.
How Queen Rescued Kansas From a Lousy Opening Spot
Phil Ehart recalls the ‘Sheer Heart Attack’ road trip in 1974, which left them unhappy until they spoke to Brian May.
Remember When Three Other People Were In Motley Crue?
John Corabi, Randy Castillo and Samantha Maloney took over when original members dropped out.