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 Tony Iommi Realized Eddie Van Halen Was Dying
Black Sabbath icon recalls that old friends would “piss and moan” about their bandmates.
Huey Lewis Rom-Com TV Show Gets Go-Ahead
Hour-long episodes will be based on his catalog with story split between ‘80s and the present.
How Axl Rose Wound Up in ‘Scooby-Doo’
Guns N’ Roses frontman was easy to work with, says showrunner.
How Eagles Resisted Hollywood Bid for ‘Hotel California’ Movie
Life imitated art when drug-fueled producer met Glenn Frey and Don Henley.
Watch Metallica Being Censored with Terrible Choice of Music
Twitch stream replaces ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’ live performance with bad synth tune.
Ozzy Osbourne: Cocaine Became ‘Misery Beyond Belief’
Black Sabbath singer regrets starting to use the drug as the band made ‘Vol. 4.’
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Aerosmith’s ‘I Don’t Want to Miss … ‘ Was Imagined for a Woman
Writer Diane Warren expected female singer to perform band’s only No.1 hit.
Why Rush Left Neil Peart to Write Their Lyrics
Geddy Lee recalls the early days of developing a relationship with late drummer.
Dave Grohl Shares Recurring Dream About Kurt Cobain
Foo Fighters frontman says Nirvana vision starts with “burst of happiness and joy.”