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 Dennis DeYoung’s New ‘With All Due Respect’ Video
Song appears on ’26 East, Vol. 1’ album from his final studio project.
Brian Johnson Stole Bob Dylan Album Because It Wasn’t Selling
AC/DC singer recalls the first record he owned, among other firsts.
Black Sabbath Release Black Lives Matter Shirt
Logo in the ‘Masters of Reality’ style matches the one worn by Tom Morello.
What Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax Did After the Big 4 Shows
Thrash icons first shared a stage in 2010 but soon went their separate ways again.
Steve Vai Recalls Writing ‘Yankee Rose’ With David Lee Roth
Guitarist credits producer Ted Templeman with “money-punch suggestion” and explains how talking guitar sequence came about.
Why Bob Dylan Never Improvises
He discusses his approach to performing and writing in rare interview.
Hear Neil Young Song ‘Vacancy’ from ‘Homegrown’ Album
LP finally arrives this month after being shelved in 1975.
Battle Over Early Beatles Demo Valued at $6 Million Goes to Court
Sound engineer Geoff Emerick kept 1962 session despite being told to destroy it — and now label want it back.
Former UFO Guitarist Paul ‘Tonka’ Chapman Dead at 66
Welsh-born musician dies on his birthday.
Kirk Hammett Recalls Going to Jail for ‘St. Anger’ Video
Metallica guitarists discusses visit to San Quentin State Prison in 2003.
Elton John Tops Rock Earnings List
Forbes’ annual chart also features the Rolling Stones, Phil Collins, Eagles, Metallica and Bon Jovi.
Neil Peart Honored With Pavilion in Home City
“Conclusive” poll of residents results in Rush drummer’s name being preserved at site that inspired 1975 song “Lakeside Park.”