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.
Watch Kiss Unmask to Play at Ace Frehley’s 1976 Wedding
Impromptu three-song set took place when their identities were still secret.
Rudy Sarzo Heard ‘Sound of Hopelessness’ When Randy Rhoads Died
Former Ozzy Osbourne bassist described the “multi-level” feeling he hopes never to experience again.
Some Kiss Members Took Fitness ‘Beating’ Before 1996 Reunion Tour
Paul Stanley says strenuous preparation campaign was a “shock” to some bandmates.
Neil Finn’s Run-In with Lindsey Buckingham Fan
Crowded House frontman only faced one negative moment after replacing guitarist in Fleetwood Mac.
Some 20th Century Rock Artists May Get Royalties for First Time
Sony Music Entertainment will start sending cash to those who never repaid their advances.
When Guns N’ Roses Helped Ian Astbury Escape from Cops
Cult guitarist Billy Duffy recalls Doors-style profanity in the ‘80s.
Robert Plant: Writing Like Bob Dylan Is More Than I Can Imagine
Led Zeppelin legend hails those who can “voice somebody else’s condition” in their lyrics.
Robert Plant Told Nancy Wilson He’d Come to Hate ‘Stairway’
Conversation took place after Heart performed Led Zeppelin classic in front of the band.
40 Years Ago: Beatles Reunite for a John Lennon Tribute Song
George Harrison gathered his former bandmates for 1981 single “All Those Years Ago,” written about late friend.
Robert Englund Repeats ‘Star Wars’ Story Nixed by Mark Hamill
Freddy Krueger actor maintains he helped roommate secure Luke Skywalker role.
Why Alice Cooper’s Manager Refused to Manage the Beatles
Industry icon had just resigned from almost all his positions when George Harrison called.
Paul Stanley Takes Potshot at Reviewer From 1974
Kiss member marks 47th anniversary of critical report: "This grows funnier every year."