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.
Ozzy Osbourne ‘More Than Shocked’ by ‘Suicide Solution’ Lawsuit
Singer recalls being swamped by media at airport and not knowing why in 1986.
Dave Mustaine Recalls Getting Caught Up in Irish Troubles
Megadeth had to be escorted out of town in bulletproof bus after onstage gaffe in 1988.
Why Kirk Hammett Can’t Quit Metallica
Guitarist explains why there would be no point in trying to escape band’s legacy.
How Bruce Dickinson Helped Dave Mustaine Deal With Cancer
Megadeth leader called Iron Maiden frontman for advice after being diagnosed with similar illness.
How the Metallica Movie ‘Some Kind of Monster’ Lucked Out
Lars Ulrich explains why 2004 film managed to connect with so many people.
Kool and the Gang Co-Founder Ronald Bell Dead at 68
Multi-instrumentalist co-wrote hits including “Celebration,” “Ladies’ Night” and “Jungle Boogie.”
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls ‘Peaceful’ Murder Bid on Sharon
Black Sabbath icon was on drugs when he choked his wife in 1989.
Chris Cornell Tribute Show ‘Awkward’ for Soundgarden
Guitarist Kim Thayil still glad that they regrouped after singer’s death.
40 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Is Born Again at First Solo Concert
Show with Randy Rhoads and ‘Blizzard of Ozz’ band took place in English hotel under fake name.
Watch Ozzy Osbourne Call Randy Rhoads a ‘Gift From God’
Black Sabbath singer recalls meeting guitarist for first time in clip from new documentary.
Wolfgang Van Halen Says Fans’ Sam vs. Dave War Is ‘Dumb’
Bassist plays peacemaker again, telling fans to stop arguing over band's famous singers.
Angus Young Still Suffers From Stage Fright
AC/DC guitarist recalls how constant-movement routine started out as self-defense.