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.
‘Severely Ill’ Axl Rose Refuses to Cancel Guns N’ Roses Show
Abu Dhabi set cut short to 16 songs after frontman tells fans, “I’ve been throwing up for about the last five hours.”
Roger Daltrey Says ‘Baba O’Riley’ Is Warning to Kids Today
Classic Who song reflects singer’s concerns over addiction to social media.
Brian May Says Rami Malek Deserves Oscar for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Guitarist predicts actor will appear on nomination list.
30 Burning Classic Rock Questions for 2019
Hopefully we'll have some answers by this time next year.
Vinnie Vincent’s Singer Quits Comeback Shows
Robert Fleischman reveals change of heart but hopes he can remain friends with former colleague.
11 Years, $14 Million: The Long Wait for Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Chinese Democracy’
Regardless of quality, “the most expensive album never made” was never going to live up to its hype.
The Metallica Effect: How ‘Garage Inc.’ Affected the Bands They Covered
Released 20 years ago, the tribute LP impacted thrash giants’ influences in different ways.
I’d Rejoin ‘Fake’ Band Threatin, Says Bassist
Hired musician defends Jered Threatin and thanks him for “interesting tour experience" despite controversies.
Vinnie Paul’s Band Hellyeah to Release New Album in 2019
Former Pantera drummer reported to have completed tracking sixth LP before his death.
Eric Clapton Fears for Young Musicians After Avicii’s Death
Slowhand explains why he put house track on his Christmas album.
Freddie Mercury’s Predecessor ‘Bathing in the Glow’ of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Tim Staffell, singer with pre-Queen band Smile, recalls feeling “envious” as former colleagues made it big.
Ozzy Osbourne Was ‘Mean,’ ‘Ugly’ Drunk Says Jake E. Lee
Former guitarist explains how he stopped singer from attempting to write songs at 4AM.