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.
25 Years Ago: ’12 Monkeys’ Predicts the Pandemic
Terry Gilliam’s complex sci-fi hit turned out to be a warning from movie history.
When Bob Dylan Realized His Music Had Reached President Carter
First meeting with future U.S. President Jimmy Carter changed musician’s perspective.
Def Leppard Announce ‘Vault’ Online Museum Opening Date
Band’s personal collections and anecdotes begin to arrive on Jan. 13.
‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ Nearly Didn’t Make ‘The Sopranos’ Finale
Showrunner David Chase chose Journey classic from shortlist because his crew told him not to.
Kiss Confirm New Years’ Eve Show World Records
‘Kiss 2020 Goodbye’ show scores two entries for pyro effects while third awaits verification.
Watch Van Halen and Leslie West Play ‘Mississippi Queen’ Live
Guitar greats demonstrated their connection during a mid-'90s update of Mountain's signature song.
Elton John Wants to Play Shows Without His Hits
He said “if I have to go back and play ‘Crocodile Rock’ again … ’I’m gonna kill myself.”
Watch Clips from Kiss’ Highly Explosive Soundcheck in Dubai
Small audience allowed to watch as band prepare for New Year’s Eve livestream.
See Tommy Lee in Trailer for New Horror Movie ‘The Retaliators’
Motley Crue drummer is one of several rock stars making appearances in 2021 release.
Matt Sorum Recalls Recording Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Drunken Pirate Song’
They tracked “You Ain’t the First” after a boozy afternoon, despite producer trying to send them home.
Sammy Hagar: Van Halen Tour Would Have Been Double-Frontman Show
Singer confirms trek would have featured both him and David Lee Roth, allowing them to play "[all] the Van Halen hits"
When Van Halen Told Bettencourt to Stop Playing ‘Silly Stuff’
Moment during first meeting proved to Extreme guitarist that his hero knew who he was.