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.
Nirvana Producer Recalls $100,000 Gamble Over ‘In Utero’
Steve Albini said he’d waive his fee for producing album if a band member beat him at pool.
Alex Van Halen Compares David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar
Drummer celebrates “strange chemistry” with original singer.
Stephen Pearcy Wants Classic Ratt Reunion for One Last Album
Singer says he’s on speaking terms with Bobby Blotzer and Warren DeMartini.
Black Crowes Were Forced to Record Debut Album Clean and Sober
Chris Robinson recalls they couldn’t afford drink or drugs during ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ sessions.
Young, Shy Gene Simmons Would Pretend to Be English
Kiss legend hoped lessons from the Beatles would get him through “funny adolescent” time.
‘Cobra Kai’ Name-Checks Are Just Fun for Zebra
Veteran band’s frontman Randy Jackson doesn’t plan to exploit TV show star William Zabka's fandom.
Dave Grohl Was ‘Branded For Life’ by John Bonham Obsession
Foo Fighters leader recalls tattooing himself with drummer’s emblem after discovering Led Zeppelin in his teens.
Bruce Kulick to Celebrate Late Brother Bob, Despite Estrangement
Posthumous releases planned as part of project to preserve late guitarist’s legacy.
Pop Producer Andrew Watt’s Mission to Bring Back Rock ’n’ Roll
Six years ago his band with Glenn Hughes fell apart, but the man behind Ozzy Osbourne’s comeback said he’d be heard from again.
25 Years Ago: ’12 Monkeys’ Predicts the Pandemic
Terry Gilliam’s complex sci-fi hit turned out to be a warning from movie history.