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.
Tony Iommi Confused by Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Bad Vibes’ Tour Comment
Black Sabbath guitarist says singer’s suggestion he didn’t enjoy final tour doesn’t match what happened on the road.
Robert Trujillo on Live Jam Cover Versions: ‘You Can’t Phone It In’
Bassist explains why he and Kirk Hammett take risks with one-off tributes every night.
Slash Says Rock Isn’t Mainstream Anymore, and He Likes It
Guns N’ Roses guitarist welcomes genre’s return to underground.
Metallica Announce Acoustic Show for Their Non-Profit Foundation
San Francisco concert takes place in November to support All Within My Hands project.
How Kitchen Comment Turned Sharon Osbourne Into Ozzy’s Manager
She recalls moment she grew into role of protecting singer’s interests.
Watch Flea’s 13-Minute Bass and Trumpet Solo
Red Hot Chili Pepper performs for climate change organization in San Francisco.
K.K. Downing Knows Why He Wasn’t Asked to Rejoin Judas Priest
Former guitarist blamed “angrier” resignation letter that followed his original quit notice.
Smashing Pumpkins to ‘Start Unloading the Archives’
Band says it has hundreds of unheard songs to release.
Gene Simmons Wants People to Be ‘More Caring’
Kiss star explains his new book on the 27 Club and predicts Donald Trump will win second term in “landslide” vote, if he’s not impeached.
Metallica’s Robert Trujillo Didn’t Believe Their Music Could Change Whiskey Flavor
Bassist took months to be convinced that the “Black Noise” process really made a difference.
Smashing Pumpkins Announce New LP, ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1’
Billy Corgan and band also release new song, “Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts).”
Lenny Kravitz Explains Accidental One-Man Band Recording Sessions
Dreams of “hanging out and partying in the studio” blocked by harsh realities.