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.
Wolfgang Van Halen Covers Van Halen at Taylor Hawkins Tribute
He blazed through furious renditions of "On Fire" and "Hot for Teacher" with help from the Darkness' Justin Hawkins.
Watch Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson Reunite at ‘South Park’ Show
Duo joined Primus and show creators for rendition of “Closer to the Heart.”
How Anvil’s Guitarist Settled His Differences With Lemmy
Steve "Lips" Kudlow rejected offer to join Motorhead in 1983.
Alice Cooper Names Three Bands Every Young Musician Should Hear
Shock-rock icon says too many hopefuls "just throw it away."
Wolfgang Van Halen Plays ‘Distance’ Solo at Mammoth WVH Trio Show
Mammoth WVH performed as a trio at short notice during double-header tour with Dirty Honey.
Genesis Play Last-Ever Show With Peter Gabriel in Audience
Phil Collins jokes about members needing “real jobs” after Last Domino? tour ends.
How Keith Richards Quietly Quit Smoking
Rolling Stones guitarist says he doesn't miss 55-year habit.
Robert Plant Wanted to Flee From Alison Krauss Tryout Session
Led Zeppelin legend felt "exposed and vulnerable" as duet album ‘Raising Sand’ began to form.
Watch Michael Anthony Sing Van Halen Classics Onstage
Bassist takes over from Sammy Hagar at Circle show for "Runnin' With the Devil" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love."
Watch the Queen’s Guard Pay Tribute to Meat Loaf
British soldiers play brass version of "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" on Buckingham Palace grounds.
Ventures Guitarist Don Wilson Dead at 88
Surf music pioneers were big influence on Eddie Van Halen, Aerosmith, Beach Boys and others.
Paul McCartney’s Brother Could Have Split the Beatles
Younger sibling Mike says “fortuitous” injury avoided Fab Four ending up like Oasis.