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.
Metallica Didn’t See James Hetfield’s Rehab Return Coming
Bandmates say it was a complete surprise when frontman suffered addiction relapse.
When Iron Maiden Trolled Fans With ‘The Final Frontier’
It was never meant to be their last album, but it was a deliberate attempt to change their own rules.
Bob Seger’s Oceanic Leap for ‘The Fire Down Below’
Blue-collar icon looked to Scotland and England for inspiration that created song about prostitution.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Demo of ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’
‘Wildflowers’ project is underway and will include previously unreleased track.
Herd Immunity Fest to Welcome Live Audience in July
Promoter announces outdoor event despite coronavirus, saying, "As humans, we need other human contact.”
Geddy Lee Finds Picture He Wanted for His Book
Rush frontman didn't find image of one of his early instruments until recently.
Watch Roger Waters Perform Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’
Video features his solo band tackling closing track from ‘The Final Cut’ as Pink Floyd co-founder outlines encores album idea.
New ZZ Top Album Could Contain Song They Started 50 Years Ago
Billy Gibbons says work will soon commence on record that might include Jeff Beck guest spot.
Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar Sells for $6 Million
Auction breaks five records as new owner says he’ll use instrument to help music industry recover from COVID-19.
Tom Petty’s Family Hits Donald Trump With Cease and Desist Notice
President did not have family's permission to use “I Won’t Back Down” at campaign rally.
Dee Snider Survived Because He’s an ‘Anti Rock Star’
Frontman reveals that the first major purchase he made after Twisted Sister rose up the charts wasn't a fancy car or huge mansion.
How Prince Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’
Heartbreakers leader had key 'Purple Rain' moment on his mind when he completed a track Stevie Nicks abandoned.