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.
Listen to Joe Satriani’s ‘Thunder High on the Mountain’
Joe Satriani has released a new song, “Thunder High on the Mountain,” from his upcoming album, 'What Happens Next.'
Why Bruce Dickinson Never Gave In to Drugs
Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson suggested that his attitude in controlling his arrogance on and offstage is the reason he didn’t become one of those rock stars who became a victim of drug addiction.
Sammy Hagar Has Given Up on Van Halen Reunion Hopes
Sammy Hagar said he’s given up hope of a reunion with Van Halen.
Listen to a Rough Mix of the Ramones’ ‘Cretin Hop’
Early version appears on 40th anniversary edition of ‘Rocket to Russia’
Mick Fleetwood: Peter Green Hired Me Because He Felt Sorry for Me
Mick Fleetwood recently discovered that he got his job with Fleetwood Mac only because Peter Green felt sorry for him.
Gene Simmons Recalls Recording Demos With Van Halen Brothers
Gene Simmons recalled how he wound up recording three demo tracks with Van Halen brothers Eddie and Alex during an overnight studio session in 1977.
Alice Cooper Recalls Stabbing Himself With Errol Flynn’s Sword
Alice Cooper recalled how he once stabbed himself in the leg with a sword that once belonged to movie star Errol Flynn.
Bill Ward’s New Band Day of Errors to Tour West Coast
Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward’s new band, Day of Errors, have confirmed a seven-date West Coast tour.
Pantera Reunion Would ‘Definitely’ Have Happened, Says Dimebag’s Girlfriend
Murdered guitarist’s girlfriend insists band would have settled differences
Hollywood Bowl Announces Extensive New Security Measures After Las Vegas Shootings
Owners of the iconic Hollywood Bowl venue in Los Angeles have stepped up security measures to an extreme level in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shootings.
Watch Metallica Perform Oasis’ ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ in Manchester
Audience sing local heroes’ classic track with assistance from metal icons
Watch Trailer for Deep Purple ‘From Here to InFinite’ Documentary
Deep Purple have released a trailer for their upcoming documentary, 'From Here to InFinite.'