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.
Sammy Hagar Says He ‘Inherited’ His Van Halen Era Songs
Singer discusses the “magic” of ‘5150’ album on its 33rd anniversary.
Chris Fehn Wants to Stay in Slipknot
Percussionist’s lawyer says he’s still a member of the band despite legal action, and would like to remain.
Nikki Sixx Reveals What Surprised Him Most About ‘The Dirt’ Movie
Motley Crue bassist didn’t expect the pain of seeing his relationship with his mother on screen.
Why Dave Mustaine Ignores Clause in His Record Contract
Megadeth leader explains why he’s writing more songs than required for the band’s 16th album.
Introducing Motley Crue’s Early Mystery Man, Greg Leon
Early guitarist can be seen in ‘The Dirt’ being fired by Mick Mars, but there’s much more to his story.
Vince Neil’s Struggle to Cope With Daughter Skylar’s Death
Aggressive cancer took four-year-old Skylar while singer fought with ex bandmates and estranged wife.
Duff McKagan Says He Took Control of Panic Attacks
Guns N’ Roses bassist recalls turning his “greatest weakness” into a “teachable moment.”
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.