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.
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.
Rock History Rewritten for Kids in Book Series
“Don’t Fear The Dark” recounts genre’s part in rhyme, with colorful illustrations.
Lars Ulrich Recalls Doubt Over First Metallica Arena Tour
Drummer told manager, “That’s probably not a great idea” ahead of Damaged Justice road trip.
Kim Thayill Turns Off Soundgarden From the Radio
Guitarist prefers to control when he hears late bandmate Chris Cornell’s voice.
Slash Finally Enjoys Playing Stadium Shows
He compares Guns N’ Roses tour to upcoming club shows with his solo band.
Chris Cornell Death Left Bandmate Kim Thayil in ‘Fetal Position’
Soundgarden guitarist hesitated to join MC5’s anniversary tour because he was still struggling with singer's death.
Dave Grohl on Losing His Voice: ‘That’s the Last Time I Make Out With Bono’
Foo Fighters reschedule shows just after U2 frontman had to bow out mid-concert.
How Ozzy Osbourne Learned to Milk a Cow
"I’m not just a singer."
‘Star Wars’ Meets Beastie Boys: See the ‘Solo’ Trailer With ‘Sabotage’ Soundtrack
A Star Wars fan has edited a trailer for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' to match classic Beastie Boys track “Sabotage.”
Muse’s Matt Bellamy Says Guitar is ‘No Longer a Lead Instrument’
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy says the guitar’s days as a focal point of music are numbered.
Why Ozzy Osbourne Refuses to Play ‘Full Album’ Live Shows
Ozzy Osbourne revealed the reason he’d never attempt to perform any of his albums in full on stage, ahead of his farewell tour.
Is This the Future of Concert Venues?
The owners of New York’s Madison Square Garden revealed plans for a new Las Vegas venue that will harness the most cutting-edge technology.