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.
Jason Newsted Recalls Three-Hour Gig With Ozzy Osbourne
Former Metalliica bassist recalls having to play a song he’d never rehearsed in front of 22,000 people.
Watch Pearl Jam’s ‘Tiny Concert’ Video for ‘Superblood Wolfmoon’
Clip created by artist who draws animations with ballpoint pen.
Pearl Jam’s Unreleased ‘Even Flow’ Video Briefly Surfaces
Fan reaction suggests it’s a good thing they abandoned this 1992 promo.
Watch Two Videos for Pearl Jam’s ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’
Both clips feature scenes of nature in action, while second version also includes the band.
Eddie Vedder Discusses ‘Magic’ of ‘Gigaton’
Singer previewed new album at listening party.
Stone Gossard Hails Eddie Vedder’s ‘Stunning’ Lyrics on ‘Gigaton’
Guitarist says new album contains a “hopeful and beautiful but at times tragic message.”
5 Reasons Motorhead Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
As if Lemmy Kilmister wasn’t all the reasons ever needed.
The Best $10 Million Motley Crue Ever Spent
Band manager says buying their catalog back has given them the power to cash in on ‘The Dirt’ success.
New Greta Van Fleet Album Due in Early 2020
Josh Kiszka says they “poured everything” into follow-up to ‘Anthem of the Peaceful Army.’
Make Your Own Vinyl Records With $1,200 Machine
Phonocut creates instant 10" discs from app.
Why Jimmy Page Abandoned Tour With Black Crowes in 2000
Led Zeppelin icon claimed back problems, but in truth he’d been “insulted” by guitarist Rich Robinson, drummer Steve Gorman writes.
Why the Judas Priest-Inspired Movie ‘Rock Star’ Bombed
Tim “Ripper” Owens laments Hollywood wasting the opportunity to tell his dream-come-true story.