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.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Royalty Checks Are a ‘Joke’
Band didn’t get a penny until 1998 despite selling millions of albums, singer reports.
Billy Gibbons’ Teenage Radio Slipper Scam
ZZ Top frontman recalls moneyspinning radio stunt that gave him his “Reverend” nickname.
See Paul McCartney Watch Paul McCartney in ‘Find My Way’ Video
Co-creation with Beck appears on ‘McCartney III Imagined’ album.
When Van Halen ‘Murdered’ Black Sabbath on Tour
Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler recall 1978 road trip in excerpt from Eddie Van Halen book.
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.
How Heartbreakers’ Benmont Tench Survived Tom Petty’s Death
Keyboardist admits birth of his daughter two months after bandmate died wasn’t the “circle-of-life lesson that I wanted.”
That Time Peter Frampton Wrote Two Hits in One Day
He came up with “Show Me the Way” and “Baby, I Love Your Way” at Bahamas hideaway.
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.
When Bruce Springsteen First Heard Himself on the Radio
The Boss recalls moment of “shock and ecstasy” as he confirms plans to tour with the E Street Band.
David Crosby Recalls Joni Mitchell Dumping Him by Song
He reflects on “hysterically funny” moment as she sang “That Song About the Midway” twice to make sure he understood.