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.
How Ozzy Osbourne Accidentally Called the Cops on Himself
Story of trying to snort a large bowl of cocaine as officers approached Bel Air house inspired new song “It’s a Raid.”
Tony Iommi on Letting Ozzy Osbourne Join His Band: ‘Forget It!’
Black Sabbath guitarist recalls being certain future frontman couldn’t sing.
David Lee Roth Shrugs Off Voice Criticisms
Singer says he’s “never had any delusions” about his vocal abilities.
Ozzy Osbourne Compares ‘Ordinary Man’ to Black Sabbath Debut
He enthuses about capturing “so much joy” in unexpected LP project.
Watch Pearl Jam’s ‘Tiny Concert’ Video for ‘Superblood Wolfmoon’
Clip created by artist who draws animations with ballpoint pen.
Doc McGhee Told Kiss: ‘Call Me When You Put the Makeup Back On’
Manager recalls how he finally took the job, and repeats hopes that all surviving members will take part in final show.
Listen to Pearl Jam Fan Band’s ‘Prediction’ Version of ‘Superblood Wolfmoon’
Black Market Aftermath released a version of the new song and bet the full version will sound like theirs.
Watch Queen Reenact Live Aid Set at Fire Fight Australia
Adam Lambert leads band through the 22-minute show Freddie Mercury helmed in 1985.
How Tony Iommi Learned to Write Heavy Music
Black Sabbath guitarist credits hash and acting with helping to develop his approach.
Gift That Inspired Tony Iommi to Start Playing Guitar After Accident
Black Sabbath icon was too depressed to listen to music after losing fingertips the day before he was to turn professional.
Ozzy Osbourne Movie ‘Different to What Anybody Would Think’
Sharon Osbourne says family is “working in our own quiet way” on biopic.
Brian May Thanks Fans After TV ‘Ambush’
Queen guitarist says reporter “trap” left him balancing on the edge of depression.