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.
Alex Van Halen to Publish Memoir in 2024
Drummer’s book is expected to detail his life and times with late younger brother Eddie.
Robert Plant Is Struggling to Write Songs: ‘I Can’t Find Words’
Singer says it’s difficult to come up with words for the modern world, but he’s working to get his groove back.
Beach Boys Legend Brian Wilson Has Dementia, Family Applies for Conservatorship
Beach Boys visionary will remain free to do anything he wants to if judge allows legal move following the death of his wife and manager Melinda.
Brian May Says He Never Liked Queen + Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure’
Guitarist hoped 1981 collaboration would sound like the Who, then realized arguing over mix “was going to be a fight.”
How Def Leppard Ended the ‘Pyromania’ World Tour on a High
Massive road trip secured their rise to the big time – while Joe Elliott learned some lessons the hard way.
Why Run-D.M.C. Believed ‘Walk This Way’ Collab With Aerosmith Would End Their Career
Instead, the 1986 collaboration with Aerosmith taught rapper Darryl McDaniels a valuable lesson.
How David Lee Roth Risked His Life for the ‘Skyscraper’ Album Cover
Roth hung off a 4,400-foot rock face.
Sammy Hagar’s Real Name Isn’t Sammy Hagar – But He’s Cool With It
Singer tells fans they shouldn’t freak out about his discovery on ‘Finding Your Roots’ show.
The Best Show of Geddy Lee’s Life Might Not Have Been With Rush
He explains why a gig was so special and why he didn't feel so good about another one.
Pearl Jam Ex Dave Abbruzzese Recalls His Guns N’ Roses Dilemma
Drummer says he couldn't go along with management's plan to let 'Chinese Democracy' fail but couldn’t tell new friend Axl Rose.