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.
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.
Tool Album Lyrics Nearly Written ‘After 11 Years of Begging’ Says Maynard James Keenan
Maynard James Keenan said he’d written the lyrics and melodies for every song but one on the long-awaited new Tool album, after “begging” for final instrumental tracks for 11 years.
Gibson Guitar Company ‘Running Out of Time’
Gibson Brands, Inc. – makers of the iconic Gibson guitars played by Slash among many others – is “running out of time” to resolve serious debt issues that could shut it down.
Weezer Confirm ‘The Black Album’ Release Date
The follow-up to the unplanned LP “Pacific Daydream” will arrive on May 25.
Former Judas Priest Drummer Dave Holland Reported Dead at 69
British musician appeared on NWOBHM band’s albums between 1979 and 1989.
Is Tom DeLonge Right About UFOs?
Tom DeLonge’s claims about UFOs are now being supported in the mainstream media, a new report concludes.
Liam Gallagher’s Mom Refused the House He Bought Her
The former Oasis frontman recalls spending his first big check as he wishes Morrissey a “miserable Christmas.”
Perry Farrell Accidentally Got His Dog High
Note to dog owners: Don't leave roach clips unattended...
Linkin Park Rule Out Chester Bennington Hologram
Mike Shinoda insists there’s “absolutely no way” of returning with digital projection of Linkin Park's late frontman.
Mental Health Helpline Launched for U.K. Music Industry
The Initiative follows increased attention to issues after the deaths of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell, with plans to roll out across U.S. and beyond.