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.
Watch ‘Star Wars’-Themed Tribute to Eddie Van Halen
YouTuber creates animation of Jawa playing “Eruption.”
Alex Van Halen Compares David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar
Drummer celebrates “strange chemistry” with original singer.
Stephen Pearcy Wants Classic Ratt Reunion for One Last Album
Singer says he’s on speaking terms with Bobby Blotzer and Warren DeMartini.
Unheard Bon Scott Music to Be Released
Three-disc set by Fraternity, the band he fronted before AC/DC, is out this month.
Young, Shy Gene Simmons Would Pretend to Be English
Kiss legend hoped lessons from the Beatles would get him through “funny adolescent” time.
Black Crowes Were Forced to Record Debut Album Clean and Sober
Chris Robinson recalls they couldn’t afford drink or drugs during ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ sessions.
Gene Simmons Says ‘Money Is Not the Root of All Evil’
Kiss legend argues it’s “bulls---” that he’s not supposed to “revel in riches.”
Jimmy Page Recalls Playing on James Bond ‘Goldfinger’ Theme
Led Zeppelin guitarist watched Shirley Bassey collapse in studio session.
Phil Campbell Won’t Let Sons Drink Before Shows
Former Motorhead guitarist says it’s a case of “different band, different days.”
Bruce Kulick to Celebrate Late Brother Bob, Despite Estrangement
Posthumous releases planned as part of project to preserve late guitarist’s legacy.
How ‘Lady’ Belatedly Saved Styx From a Lifetime of Obscurity
Former frontman reflects on “great motivator” that kept band going until “Lady” became a hit.
Gilby Clarke Regrets Learning Guns N’ Roses Set the Hard Way
Former guitarist put himself through difficult week ahead of first concert.