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.
Lenny Kravitz Recalls ‘Fluid’ Studio Experience With Slash
Former schoolmates wrote “Always on the Run” after Guns N’ Roses guitarist was allowed only one take on “Fields of Joy” solo.
Remember When Three Other People Were In Motley Crue?
John Corabi, Randy Castillo and Samantha Maloney took over when original members dropped out.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Weighs In on Backing Tracks Debate
Guitarist says it’s fine to use pre-recorded audio for live shows in certain circumstances.
Tommy Lee Never ‘Tainted by Ugliness’ Says Machine Gun Kelly
‘The Dirt’ actor reveals how his appreciation of drummer increased as they made Motley Crue biopic.
Geezer Butler ‘Went Nuts’ After Black Sabbath Retired
Bassist recalls how he stopped enjoying retirement, which led to joining Deadland Ritual.
Nikki Sixx Says Stage Set Anger Was ‘Misdirected’ at Kiss
Motley Crue bassist remains upset with production company over “exact reenactment” of “grand finale.”
Vince Neil Says ‘The Dirt’ Movie is Better Than He Expected
Motley Crue frontman had budget concerns before watching finished product, which Nikki Sixx says carries “cautionary tale.”
Rob Halford Says Judas Priest Story Would Make Great Biopic
Singer points out similarities between himself and Freddie Mercury after ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ success.
Geddy Lee Discusses the Secret of Rush’s Success
Frontman believes being “willing to fail publicly” was behind their greatest achievements.
Does Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Really Open With the Infamous ‘Bullwinkle’ Scene?
Graphic sex scene from book apparently made its way into upcoming movie.
How Billy Gibbons Named ZZ Top
Band leader was inspired by posters that filled band’s hangout room.
Just How Close Did Dimebag Come to Joining Megadeth?
Dave Mustaine reflects how “fate would have completely changed” with one different move.