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.
Axl Rose is ‘Misrepresented in the Press,’ Says Guns N’ Roses Keyboardist
On board since 1990, Dizzy Reed eventually became the second longest-serving Guns N' Roses member.
New Ghost LP Informed by ‘Pre-Apocalyptic’ U.S.-Russia Relations
Ghost frontman Tobias Forge said the band's upcoming album 'Prequelle' is informed by the “pre-apocalyptic aura” that he feels is prevalent in the current political tensions between the U.S. and Russia.
Paul Stanley Would Prefer Third Solo Album to New Kiss LP
Paul Stanley said a new Kiss album had him thinking in terms of a “built-in letdown,” and that he’d rather record a third solo LP instead.
‘Kiss Guy’ Says His Foo Fighters Stage Moment Was ‘Ride or Die’
The Foo Fighters fan who impressed Dave Grohl after being invited onstage to play “Monkey Wrench” said he originally planned to “chill and just focus” but then decided to indulge himself in the moment.
Watch John Travolta, Billy Idol Join Foo Fighters On Stage
The Foo Fighters brought Billy Idol and John Travolta onto the stage during last night's Welcome to Rockville headline appearance in Florida.
Rami Malek Feared Playing Freddie Mercury Might be a ‘Career Killer’
“Bohemian Rhapsody” star Rami Malek admits he had concerns over playing Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.
Kiss Manager Argues Band Can Continue Without Original Members
Kiss manager Dog McGhee has agreed with Paul Stanley’s assertion that the band can continue without any original members.
Listen to Part of New Tool Song ‘Descending’
Tool have released an instrumental version of a new song called “Descending,” which is expected to appear on their upcoming fifth album.
Robert Plant: Led Zeppelin’s History Includes ’38 Years of Darkness’
While the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s formation is doubtlessly worth celebrating, singer Robert Plant said in a new interview that his thoughts turned more toward the death of John Bonham.
Music Modernization Act Passed by House of Representatives
New legislation designed to improve the way music creators are paid and protected was unanimously passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday.
Dio Disciples to Record Album of All New Material
Wendy Dio, the wife and manager of the late Ronnie James Dio, said that the officially sanctioned band Dio Disciples are planning to record their debut album soon.
Gus G Says Being Ozzy Osbourne’s Guitarist Was ‘Dead End’ Job
Former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G said it was “a little bit of a relief” to be replaced by the returning Zakk Wylde last year.