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.
The Secret Hair Metal History of Mr. Mister – and Other Stories
The pop-rock quartet’s contributions extend far beyond their brief ‘80s moment in the spotlight.
Slash Dodged £100-Per-Cigarette Smoking Fine on U.K. Tour
Guns N' Roses' guitarist didn’t believe a workspace ban would be successful before he finally quit in 2009.
Alice Cooper Predicts Next U.S. President Will Be ‘Worse Than Trump’
Shock-rock icon calls musicians talking politics “abuse of power,” but draws distinction from artists who are “being humanitarian.”
Lou Gramm Says He Just Played His Last Solo Show
Ex-Foreigner frontman tells New York crowd “it’s that time for me.”
Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival to Be Held on Original Site
Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival will be “pan-generational music, culture and community event,” organizers say.
Cop Alert Inspired Paul McCartney’s ‘Band on the Run,’ Says Wings Drummer
Denny Seiwell recalls hotel incident during early tour with Paul McCartney.
Why Def Leppard Wouldn’t Collaborate With Bon Jovi
Frontman Joe Elliott explains why he doesn’t “see the point” and cited their 2008 performance with Taylor Swift as being more valuable.
Geddy Lee Admits He ‘Barely’ Made Sense of Rush Concept Albums
Frontman recalls struggle to work with drummer Neil Peart’s lyrics, and times when the band’s ambition outweighed their playing ability.
Ozzy Osbourne Doesn’t Know Why He Thought Drugs Were Fun
Former Black Sabbath frontman looks back on checkered past, and suggests he has a Las Vegas residency in mind.
Robert Plant Said Reunited Led Zeppelin Were Never Going To Tour
Drummer Jason Bonham reveals conversation with singer that killed expectation of more shows after 2007 standalone.
Woodstock’s 50th Anniversary to Be Marked With Dove Sculptures
Artists will be commissioned to decorate statues in '60s style.
Black Sabbath to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
British icons honored alongside George Clinton, Sam and Dave and others.