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.
David Gilmour Recalls the Only Time He Saw Pink Floyd Live
He watched 1977 encore from mixing desk after being too “pissed off” to take part.
Bret Michaels Threw ‘Good Vibes’ to Encourage Motley Crue Reunion
Poison singer stops short of confirming package tour with Def Leppard but says “incredible” plans are in place.
Brian May Undergoes Leg Surgery
Queen guitarist says procedure was a success.
Cream Box Set Features Unreleased Live Recordings
‘Goodbye Tour Live 1968’ contains material from Oakland, San Diego and Los Angeles.
How Whitesnake Ended for Bernie Marsden
Guitarist recalls “I had been the author of my own demise” as David Coverdale dismissed early lineup.
Jon Bon Jovi’s Wife Used to Being Ignored in Restaurants
Dorothea laughs it off, because “everyone’s focusing on what Mr. Bon Jovi wants.”
U2 and Rolling Stones Are Decade’s Biggest Touring Bands
Bono’s group topped $1 billion in income from the road over the past 10 years.
Pete Townshend Is Glad Keith Moon and John Entwistle Are Gone
Who guitarist recalls late colleagues as “f---ing difficult to play with.”
Watch Ozzy Osbourne Return to Action at the AMAs
He perches on throne during first official appearance since postponing farewell tour.
How Queen Moved on Without Freddie Mercury
Brian May and Roger Taylor were determined to continue forward despite the loss.
The Real Reason Gregg Rolie Left Journey
He bowed out in 1980, three years after Steve Perry arrived.
15 Years Ago: Black Friday: The End of Van Hagar
Hopes for a global Van Halen resurgence ended in Arizona after 80 tense concerts with Sammy Hagar in 2004.