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.
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.
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.
How Stevie Nicks Learned to ’Stuff’ Poetry Into Songs
Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills and Nash albums provided early influence.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
Watch Bret Michaels’ New ‘Unbroken’ Video
Poison frontman’s latest song was co-written with youngest daughter Jorja.
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.
Ozzy Osbourne Is Complaining Again, and That’s Good News
Sharon and Jack say moaning proves he’s on the mend after health alert.
Brian May, David Byrne, Trent Reznor Named Among Rock Hall Induction Speakers
Full list of presenters named for class of 2019 including Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, the Cure and Radiohead.
Yes, Led Zeppelin Supergroup Drummer Alan White Wants Recordings Released
Veteran says it would be “quite amazing” to complete XYZ songs -- perhaps with Robert Plant singing.
David Bowie’s First ‘Starman’ Demo Up For Auction
A friend of guitarist Mick Ronson marked this 1971 recording as “rehearsal tape,” then forgot he had it.
When Gene Simmons Dressed as Lynda Carter For a Strange B-Movie
It's still unclear why he replicated the ‘Wonder Woman’ star’s outfit to play a hermaphrodite movie villain.
Iron Maiden Reveal Japanese Style Trooper ‘Sun and Steel’ Lager
Named after 'Piece of Mind' track, sake yeast drink took three years of planning.