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.
Nils Lofgren Tried to Take Over Springsteen and Young Schedules
Guitarist was told to "get lost" after bid to deal with split loyalties to E Street Band and Crazy Horse.
When Metallica Stole Their First Managers’ Wedding Champagne
James Hetfield recalls moment during "wild and unruly" era of living with Megaforce Records owners Jon and Marsha Zazula.
Paul McCartney and Elton John Star in Abbey Road Studios Movie
Watch the trailer for 'If These Walls Could Sing,' coming out in December.
Why Roger Waters Had to Add ‘The Tide Is Turning’ to ‘Radio KAOS’
Song inspired by Live Aid rounded out depressing concept album.
Joe Walsh Aims for More James Gang Shows
"I haven't played loud on 11 in a long time," he admits. "I missed it."
5 Years Ago: Metallica Confronts Dystopia With ‘Spit Out the Bone’
Relentless high-energy track from ‘Hardwired … to Self Destruct’ made a heavy point.
Paul Cook Shares His Big Sex Pistols Regret
Drummer also discussed the possibility of another reunion.
Peter Frampton Didn’t Know How Much David Bowie Helped Him
Guitarist still regrets releasing “painful” 1977 album ‘I’m In You.’
Sammy Hagar Admits to ‘Goofing Off’ While Writing Van Halen Songs
Singer says he delivered “silly” lyrics because having fun was more important.
How Soundgarden’s ‘King Animal’ Marked a Comeback and a Farewell
Reunited grunge icons’s sixth LP was their last before Chris Cornell’s death.
Public Image Ltd, Clash Guitarist Keith Levene Dead at 65
British musician described as “innovative, audacious and influential.”
When Paul McCartney Discovered Lennon-McCartney ‘Scam’
Jamaican crate-digging excursion yielded surprising discovery.