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.
40 Years Ago: Buck Rogers Goes Out Fighting
Star Gil Gerard struggled to keep things real in the 25th century and fell just short of saving the show.
John Bonham Biography Features Dave Grohl Foreword
September book will trace history of “the king of rock drumming.”
Mick Jagger Found Writing His Memoir ‘Dull and Upsetting’
Rolling Stones singer admits large advance payment was “the seductive part” of abandoned book.
Ian Anderson Felt Blamed for Metallica Grammys Upset
Jethro Tull leader recalls award presenter Alice Cooper’s reaction when they met.
Rudy Sarzo on How Quiet Riot’s ‘Condition Critical’ Went Wrong
Bassist says band felt “under the gun” to top ‘Metal Health’ on tight timescale.
Why Mick Jagger Jokingly Threatened Michael Anthony’s Bass Tech
Rolling Stones singer played revenge prank years after backstage incident.
Alice Cooper Recalls Jimi Hendrix Giving Him His First Joint
Guitar icon told young shock-rocker that vibrating bed was a spaceship.
Dave Grohl Recalls the Day After Kurt Cobain Died
Nirvana drummer explains how he dealt with loss of frontman.
The Foo Fighters Song That Started as a Joke
Dave Grohl recalls “sitting on the couch laughing” as “Love Dies Young” came together.
When Kiss Made Their National TV Debut
Paul Stanley never forgot impact of performing on Dick Clark’s ‘In Concert’ show in 1974.