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.
Kiss to Play Show for Sharks Without Paul Stanley
Band will play as trio as one date of canceled Australian tour goes ahead.
Leaving Last Soundgarden Album Unfinished Is ‘Ridiculous’ Says Kim Thayil
Guitarist looks forward to receiving files of vocals Chris Cornell recorded before his death.
Ozzy Osbourne May Not Have Needed Serious Surgery
Wife Sharon says they were too “engulfed” in moment to ask for second opinion.
Roger Taylor Talked Taylor Hawkins Out of Joining Guns N’ Roses
Foo Fighters drummer recalls advice from Queen counterpart when late ‘90s invitation came.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Explain Why Their Farewell Tour is Taking So Long
“I’ve said it myself – like, 'God, they're still on their farewell tour?'”
How ZZ Top Found Their Trademark Studio Sound
Studio owner recalls playing trick on producer Bill Ham to secure trademark tone.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls Cash Fears in His Early Solo Years
Briefcase of show money was handcuffed to his wrist as he and Sharon tried to avoid being ripped off.
30 Years Ago: Phil Collins Goes Straight-Faced for ‘ … But Seriously’
He took advantage of five-year gap since previous album to tread new ground with massive results.
Kiss Have Spoken to All Former Members About Final Show
Manager Doc McGhee says band hopes to overcome challenges for “important” last concert.
Metallica, Eagles and Heart Members to Attend Rock Hall Exhibit
Exploration of important musical instruments opens this month.