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.
Dave Grohl Celebrates Family in X Cover With Daughter Violet
Punk track “Nausea” will appear on soundtrack to his documentary ‘What Drives Us.’
When Kiss Made Their National TV Debut
Paul Stanley never forgot impact of performing on Dick Clark’s ‘In Concert’ show in 1974.
The Foo Fighters Song That Started as a Joke
Dave Grohl recalls “sitting on the couch laughing” as “Love Dies Young” came together.
The ‘King Kong vs. Godzilla’ Alternative Ending That Never Was
Original '60s movie was rumored to have one conclusion in Japan and another in America.
Why Van Halen’s ‘5150’ Made Steel Panther’s Satchel Mad
Guitarist thinks he formed his band to avoid “growing and evolving” like his heroes.
When Kiss Classic ‘God of Thunder’ Left Paul Stanley ‘Devastated’
Frontman hoped his track would become his signature song - until producer Bob Ezrin gave it to Gene Simmons.
45 Years Ago: Shooting Starts on ‘Star Wars’
George Lucas endured a difficult first day in the Tunisian desert but went on to make movie history anyway.
Why Jon Bon Jovi Spent a Year Giving His Guitar ‘The Finger’
Singer says large-scale touring is “not motivational” anymore and suggests he’s moved on from being “eternal optimist.”
How Tony Iommi Realized Eddie Van Halen Was Dying
Black Sabbath icon recalls that old friends would “piss and moan” about their bandmates.
Tommy Thayer ‘Blessed’ with Previously Unknown Daughter
Kiss guitarist says he connected with Sierra last year: “I couldn’t be happier.”
Watch Metallica Play ‘Battery’ Live on ‘Colbert’
Thrash legends mark 35th anniversary of groundbreaking album ‘Master of Puppets.’
How Axl Rose Wound Up in ‘Scooby-Doo’
Guns N’ Roses frontman was easy to work with, says showrunner.