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.
Guitar Center Reportedly Facing ‘Imminent Bankrupcty’
Financial service firm S&P downgrades Guitar Center chain of stores, indicating likelihood of bankruptcy in the near future.
Tony Iommi Recalls How Black Sabbath Lost Contact on Tour
Tony Iommi has discussed how touring with Black Sabbath changed over the years as the band members “wanted their own space.”
Soundgarden Members to Play First Show Since Chris Cornell Died
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and drummer Matt Cameron will take the stage together for the first time since the death of singer Chris Cornell.
Paul Stanley Says Kiss Earned the Right to ‘Evolve’ Without Him
Paul Stanley said that Kiss have earned the right to “evolve” without his presence, or any other original members, for that matter.
Motorhead Road Crew Beer to Launch in the U.S.
Motorhead’s Road Crew beer, which was originally launched in 2016, is finally coming to the U.S.
Sting Describes Himself as ‘Shaggy’s Bass Player’
Sting said he’d appear onstage as “Shaggy’s bass player” when the pair tours in support of its new collaborative album '44/876,'
Watch Dave Grohl Bring ‘Kiss Guy’ From Audience to Play Song
Dave Grohl kicked off the Foo Fighters’ latest U.S. tour last night in classic style when he invited a Kiss fan from the audience onto the stage to perform “Monkey Wrench.”
Watch Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Launch Reunion Tour
Todd Rundgren’s Utopia played a 24-song set to launch their reunion tour – with a last-minute lineup change – last night.
Flea Confirms Release Date for Memoir, ‘Acid for the Children’
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has confirmed his book, 'Acid for the Children,' will finally be published in September.
Steven Adler, Izzy Stradlin ‘Heartbroken’ Over Guns N’ Roses Reunion Absence
Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler says he and ex-bandmate Izzy Stradlin are “heartbroken” at being replaced by “strangers” in the reunion lineup.
Metallica Ask Fans to Work in Food Banks
Metallica’s charity foundation All Within My Hands has announced a day of service scheduled for May 23, and it invited fans of the band to join in by volunteering at a food bank near them.
Nick Mason Forms Supergroup to Play Early Pink Floyd Music
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has formed a new band to play Floyd’s early music.