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.
Why Bruce Dickinson Never Gave In to Drugs
Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson suggested that his attitude in controlling his arrogance on and offstage is the reason he didn’t become one of those rock stars who became a victim of drug addiction.
Stone Temple Pilots Confirm Return to Stage — But Who Will Sing?
Stone Temple Pilots announced an invitation-only live performance, likely to be the first with their as-yet unnamed new singer.
Sammy Hagar Has Given Up on Van Halen Reunion Hopes
Sammy Hagar said he’s given up hope of a reunion with Van Halen.
Listen to a Rough Mix of the Ramones’ ‘Cretin Hop’
Early version appears on 40th anniversary edition of ‘Rocket to Russia’
Gene Simmons Recalls Recording Demos With Van Halen Brothers
Gene Simmons recalled how he wound up recording three demo tracks with Van Halen brothers Eddie and Alex during an overnight studio session in 1977.
Robert Plant Performs Two New ‘Carry Fire’ Songs on ‘Jools Holland’
Robert Plant and the Sensational Shape Shifters appeared on BBC’s 'Later … With Jools Holland' last night, and performed two songs from Plant's new album, 'Carry Fire.'
Ramones Lego Set Could Become a Real Thing
Ramones are the subject of a new Lego Ideas project, which could go into production if it wins enough votes from the public.
Watch a Clip of Pearl Jam’s ‘Lightning Bolt’ From Their ‘Let’s Play Two’ Movie
Pearl Jam have released another clip from their concert movie "Let’s Play Two" in the form of a part of "Lightning Bolt."
Watch Queens of the Stone Age Add a String Section to Live ‘Villains of Circumstance’
Josh Homme and Dean Fertita teamed up with a string section to perform the Queens of the Stone Age track “Villains of Circumstance” live on the BBC’s Later with Jools Holland show last night (Oct 3).
New Judas Priest Album Has ‘Some Real Classic Moments’
Judas Priest producer Andy Sneap said that the band’s upcoming album includes “some real classic moments.”
Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour’ Returns for Second Season
Ozzy Osbourne and his son Jack will return with the second season of their TV show 'Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour.'
Watch Eddie Vedder Busking Outside Wrigley Field – Twice
The Pearl Jam frontman was seen performing in streets on two occasions over the weekend.