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.
Paul Stanley on Odessa Mass Shooting: ‘Prayers Are Not Enough’
Kiss frontman calls for action after 283rd outrage of 2019.
Wolfgang Van Halen ‘Awesome’ on Sevendust Guitarist’s Solo Album
Clint Lowery reveals his friend played drums and bass - but lives under a “shadow.”
Kurt Cobain Royalty Check Found in Record Store
Pre-fame payment for $26 was among items in ‘90s collection.
Queen’s Live Aid Triumph Was ‘Just Common Sense,’ Says Keyboardist
Spike Edney couldn’t believe other bands didn’t do what they did with blistering 20-minute set.
10 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Plays His Final Show
Metal icon didn't know Heaven and Hell tour closer would be the last time he’d be onstage.
Why the Black Keys Stopped Worrying About the Charts
Patrick Cartney “really wanted” a No.1 album in the past but came to believe it’s “meaningless.”
Brian Johnson Discusses Writer’s Block on His First AC/DC Album
Singer recalls “weather report” inspiration for “Hell’s Bells” in Dan Rather interview.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Plan B: Survive on Free Coke and Chipotle
Prince of Darkness and Billy Morrison reveal what they’d do if “everything turns to s––-”.
How Many of Iron Maiden Play ‘Legacy of the Beast’ Game?
Janick Gers admits he’s unlikely to set a high score, but doesn’t speak for his colleagues.
Metallica Regret Loss of ‘Surprise Factor’
Drummer Lars Ulrich reflects on how “it only took 38 years” to make the band work.
Ozzy Osbourne Still Hates ‘The Ultimate Sin’
He says songs on 1986 album “weren’t bad; they were just put down weird.”
Listen to ‘Lost’ Lemmy Love Song ‘The Mask’
Duet with country singer Lynda Kay began life during Motorhead’s ‘Bomber’ Era.