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.
Neil Young Planning Crazy Horse ‘Barn Tour’
He recently told fans “don’t expect anything” in terms of shows.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls Cocaine Trip With Lemmy Kilmister
Shows with Motorhead were canceled after the pair indulged for a week.
How John Oates Escaped the Trap of Rock Star Excess
Hall & Oates star recalls how he escaped trappings of excess to focus on making music.
55 Years Ago: The Beatles Start Shooting ‘Help!’
Second movie work began as Fab Four began to realize how desperate they were for a new direction.
Watch Boxer Tyson Fury Sing ‘American Pie’ After Heavyweight Title Win
British champion celebrates with signature track after victory over Deontay Wilder.
40 Years Ago: Air Supply Rewrite ‘All Out of Love’ for U.S. Chart Bid
Label boss Clive Davis insisted original Australian version wouldn’t work in the States.
How Ozzy Osbourne Accidentally Called the Cops on Himself
Story of trying to snort a large bowl of cocaine as officers approached Bel Air house inspired new song “It’s a Raid.”
Tony Iommi on Letting Ozzy Osbourne Join His Band: ‘Forget It!’
Black Sabbath guitarist recalls being certain future frontman couldn’t sing.
David Lee Roth Shrugs Off Voice Criticisms
Singer says he’s “never had any delusions” about his vocal abilities.
Listen to Ozzy Osbourne’s New Album ‘Ordinary Man’ in Full
Twelfth LP released after worst year of his life.
Ozzy Osbourne Compares ‘Ordinary Man’ to Black Sabbath Debut
He enthuses about capturing “so much joy” in unexpected LP project.
David Crosby, Joe Walsh Show to Mark Kent State Shootings Anniversary
May performance to include Barnstorm reunion.