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.
Phil Anselmo Calls Metallica’s ‘Load’ a ‘Terrible Record’
Pantera frontman lists 1996 LP as one that should never have been made.
Joan Jett Says Nirvana Guest Spot Led to Her Rock Hall Induction
Runaways icon suspects Dave Grohl and colleagues “guilted” Rock Hall into honor following her 2014 appearance.
Slash Dodged £100-Per-Cigarette Smoking Fine on U.K. Tour
Guns N' Roses' guitarist didn’t believe a workspace ban would be successful before he finally quit in 2009.
Does Lars Ulrich Believe Metallica Playlists Affected Whiskey?
Drummer on unique Blackened creation process: “Do you believe in UFOs? Do you believe in Bigfoot? Do you believe in whatever?”
Why Def Leppard Wouldn’t Collaborate With Bon Jovi
Frontman Joe Elliott explains why he doesn’t “see the point” and cited their 2008 performance with Taylor Swift as being more valuable.
2018’s Coolest Rock Stories
The best examples of class and character from stars and fans during the past year.
Ozzy Osbourne Doesn’t Know Why He Thought Drugs Were Fun
Former Black Sabbath frontman looks back on checkered past, and suggests he has a Las Vegas residency in mind.
Robert Plant Said Reunited Led Zeppelin Were Never Going To Tour
Drummer Jason Bonham reveals conversation with singer that killed expectation of more shows after 2007 standalone.
The Best Song From Every Iron Maiden Album
Sixteen tracks that represent the British icons’ multi-phased move from punk to prog.
Watch Ghost’s New Tour Video for ‘Faith’
'Prequelle' song released to mark end of their North American tour as Tobias Forge outlines 2020 album.
Black Sabbath to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
British icons honored alongside George Clinton, Sam and Dave and others.
New Guns N’ Roses Album Coming ‘Faster Than You Think’ Says Richard Fortus
Guitarist predicts 2019 release of new music “could definitely happen.”