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.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Guest With Billy Joel
Singer joins Piano Man for “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me” and “Big Shot” at Madison Square Garden.
Kirk Hammett’s Anger Over Motorhead, Thin Lizzy Rock Hall Snubs
Metallica guitarist says basing induction on sales is “a big piece of s---.”
35 Years Ago: REO Speedwagon Release Second No. 1, ‘Can’t Fight This Feeling’
Kevin Cronin struggled with song for 10 years and hated its title, but it became a classic power ballad.
David Lee Roth Recalls ‘Furniture’ Call From David Bowie
Van Halen frontman knew his friend’s life had changed forever.
Ozzy Osbourne Thanks Fans for Parkinson’s Disease Support
Stricken singer says goodwill “means the world” to him after revealing diagnosis.
Queen Become First Band on U.K. Coin
50th anniversary collectables designed by fan who works at Royal Mint.
Metallica Honor Ray Burton’s ‘Energy, Wisdom and Light’
Father of late bassist Cliff Burton died around age 94.
Mark Knopfler Remembers the Real Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits frontman says only “three or four” people saw London pub show despite “fictitious” claims.
Kirk Hammett Recording With Fleetwood Mac Ex Peter Green
Book and music project to arrive this year.
Bret Michaels to Undergo Skin Cancer Surgery
Poison singer aims for “awesome” year despite health setback.