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.
When Van Halen ‘Murdered’ Black Sabbath on Tour
Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler recall 1978 road trip in excerpt from Eddie Van Halen book.
Why Robert Plant Hates the Ukulele
Singer recalls on-tour experience and reinforces his refusal to write a memoir.
Robert Plant’s Lockdown Dreams About John Bonham
Singer says he found himself in “amazing landscapes” with late bandmate, father and son.
Nikki Sixx Says His Path to Fame Was ‘Not the Smartest Idea’
In new interview, Motley Crue star says he’d do it all again — and reflects on how the music world has changed.
Could A Year Off Have Saved Van Hagar? Sammy Thinks So
Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony discuss the personality and wardrobe failings of ‘Balance’ tour.
Why Ronnie James Dio ‘Shied Away’ from Joining Black Sabbath
Excerpt from late singer’s memoir reveals the reason he decided to replace Ozzy Osbourne.
Eddie Van Halen Cheered Wolfgang When He Threw Pumpkin at Teacher
Son recalls moment that demonstrated guitar icon’s supportive nature.
Foo Fighters Postpone Show After COVID Infection
Los Angeles concert to be rescheduled while Buckcherry call off eight tour dates as infections ramp up again.
Bruce Dickinson Invites Iron Maiden Fans to ‘Belshazzar’s Feast’
Video teaser increases speculation over 17th album announcement on July 15.
Krist Novoselic Recalls First Nirvana Jam with Dave Grohl
Bassist says there was an “immediate” connection as work on ‘Nevermind’ commenced.
Old Queen Joke Still Makes Brian May Laugh
Guitarist takes “ultimate compliment” from 1990 ‘Good Omens’ dig.
The Real Reason Alice Cooper, Dee Snider Broadway Duet Was Canned
Twisted Sister frontman says manager blocked “Luck Be a Lady” cover.