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.
How Axl Rose Wound Up in ‘Scooby-Doo’
Guns N’ Roses frontman was easy to work with, says showrunner.
How AC/DC’s ‘Hell’s Bells’ Left Brian Johnson ‘Heartbroken’
Singer recalls former bandmate’s negative reaction to first listen.
Kirk Hammett and Adam Jones on Chance of a New Eddie Van Halen
Metallica guitarist thinks the hero era might be over while Tool guitarist hopes a new star will rise.
How Eddie Van Halen Introduced Wolfgang to AC/DC’s ‘Big Balls’
Guitarist waited until wife was away before playing the risque track for his second grade son.
The Songwriter Dave Grohl Keeps Dropping Into His Songs
Foo Fighters leader says Bob Mould is as important as Tom Petty.
Paul Stanley on Publishing Sell-Offs: ‘You Can’t Take It With You’
Kiss frontman voices support for new era of rights deals and notes “how fragile life is" after death of Supremes singer Mary Wilson.
Maynard James Keenan Was Hospitalized With Second COVID Attack
Tool frontman recounts “ugly” experience while still dealing with effects of first infection.
Dave Grohl Shares Recurring Dream About Kurt Cobain
Foo Fighters frontman says Nirvana vision starts with “burst of happiness and joy.”
Alex Van Halen: ‘There’s Nothing Left in the Music Business’
"In the old days you’d get a dollar a record, and now you get 50 cents for 275,000 streams. It’s insane. It’s wrong."
Kiss Confirm New Years’ Eve Show World Records
‘Kiss 2020 Goodbye’ show scores two entries for pyro effects while third awaits verification.
Alex Van Halen Compares David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar
Drummer celebrates “strange chemistry” with original singer.
Def Leppard Announce ‘Vault’ Online Museum Opening Date
Band’s personal collections and anecdotes begin to arrive on Jan. 13.