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 Paul McCartney Became the Beatles’ ‘Instigator’
He believes trend was set with hitchhiking trips before the band formed.
COVID-19 Has Forced Keith Richards into ‘Un-Normal’ Normality
Rolling Stones guitarist reveals he’s turned to gardening during lockdown.
Jon Bon Jovi Explains His ‘Biggest Mistake’
Singer celebrates his failures, starting with “terrible” performance in front of his parents.
How Robert Plant and Prince Shared a Whole Lotta Love
Led Zeppelin singer and the Purple One exchanged warms words - although late legend was less taken with Jimmy Page.
Sammy Hagar Wants to ‘Do Some Shows’ With Wolfgang Van Halen
Singer gives Eddie’s son “full support” for handling recent pressure and not making music that sounds like his dad’s.
Why Fleetwood Mac Didn’t Make a New LP When Mike Campbell Joined
Ex-Heartbreakers guitarist also recalls how he got the job with no audition.
Metallica Surprise Acoustic Livestream Watchers With Electric Set
14-song performance includes acoustic and electric sets.
Why Rob Halford Will Always ‘Embrace’ Online Haters
Judas Priest singer says he’s still “bullied” for being gay.
AC/DC Continuing With Axl Rose ‘Never Really Came Up’
Angus Young says Guns N’ Roses singer has “his own life.”
The Phone Call That Began the End of Sammy Hagar and Van Halen
2AM conversation in 1995 reminded singer of the way he was thrown out of Montrose.