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.
James Hetfield’s Acting Debut Coming to Netflix
Metallica frontman plays cop in ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,’ a true crime story about serial killer Ted Bundy.
Rick Allen Hopes Rock Hall Is Finally Respecting ‘80s Hard Rock
Def Leppard drummer’s opinion on upcoming induction differs from bandmate Phil Collen’s.
Could Nickelback Record a Slayer Covers Album?
Bassist Mike Kroeger says his band love heavy music and he “wouldn’t count it out.”
Paul McCartney Thought Bottle of Whiskey Cost Just $2.50
Biographer cites example to prove ex Beatle can’t be “normal person” he’d love to be.
David Bowie Biopic Announced, but Son Says It’s Not Approved
‘Stardust’ will focus on 1971 U.S. trip, while Duncan Jones insists none of his father’s music will feature.
30 Years Ago: Def Leppard Release ‘Rocket,’ Their ‘Surprise Hit’
The seventh and final single from ‘Hysteria’ could have been a disaster -- but it was the opposite.
Phil Collen Says Rock Hall Is Running Short on Bands to Induct
Guitarist believes that’s one reason Def Leppard have been chosen for honor.
Skid Row Alumni Look Back on Sudden Rise to Stardom
Sebastian Bach and Rachel Bolan reveal what they’d change about their younger selves as they mark 30th anniversary of debut album.
35 Years Ago: Revisiting Van Halen’s Ill-Fated ‘1984’ Tour
On paper and in the bank, the band had everything going for them. Then came the 1984 Tour.
Ninth Kiss Kruise Announced for 2019
Band promise “experience of a lifetime” on trip starting October 30.
Foreigner Search for Fan Who Inspired ‘Juke Box Hero’
V.I.P. experience waiting at musical premiere for person who went backstage around 1980.
Ozzy Osbourne Marks Bat-Biting Anniversary with Plush Toy
Souvenir with detachable head celebrates moment he created a rock legend on stage.