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.
Dio Hologram Tour Begins in Germany
The updated version of the late Ronnie James Dio’s hologram made its first appearance on the Dio Returns: The World Tour at the Matrix venue in Bochum, Germany, last night.
Why Marilyn Manson Refused to Record a Clean Version of ‘KILL4ME’
When asked to produce a censored take of the 'Heaven Upside Down' track, he made it worse instead.
Pearl Jam to Return to Touring in 2018
After a year of downtime, Eddie Vedder and co announce shows in South America and Europe.
When Nikki Sixx Refused to Write a Letter to Get Out of Japanese Jail
Former Motley Crue manager Doc McGhee said he "wanted to kill" Nikki Sixx.
Andrew W.K. to Release New Album ‘You’re Not Alone’
Andrew W.K.'s first album in eight years celebrates the "revelatory power of partying."
Listen to Josh Homme’s ‘In the Fade’ Soundtrack
The Queens of the Stone Age leader reveals 14 tracks attached to a revenge-themed movie.
Why Gene Simmons Will Never Work with Vinnie Vincent Again
The Kiss star rejects a third stint with Ankh Warrior due to Vincent's history with substance abuse.
James Hetfield Says ‘Load’ and ‘Reload’ Were Compromises That Didn’t Work Out
Metallica frontman James Hetfield admitted he “wasn’t 100 percent on” with the band's mid-'90s 'Load' and 'Reload' albums.
How Foo Fighters Got Revenge (and 500 Pounds of Spaghetti) on Chad Smith in Prank War
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer reveals how Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins ‘got me really good’ on U.S. tour
Nikki Sixx Says Music’s Drug Enablers Won’t Stop the Money Train
Former Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx has slammed the “enablers” who surround musicians and make it more difficult for those with drug issues to deal with them.
Watch Foo Fighters Pay Tribute to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young
Dave Grohl led his band through ‘Let There Be Rock’ in tribute to AC/DC star Malcolm Young.
Chris Cornell Could Be Up for Posthumous Oscar
Chris Cornell's song "The Promise" could be nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Song category.