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.
David Lee Roth ‘Wasn’t Someone’ Until His First EMT Call
Van Halen singer discusses using his fame as “passport” to new experiences.
How Kirk Hammett Played His Way Out of ‘Hair-Raising’ Blues Moment
Metallica guitarist recalls “pressure” of being “heavy-metal guy” in front of Billy Gibbons, Dave Gilmour and others.
Pete Townshend Asked Peter Frampton to Replace Him in the Who
Co-founder wanted to keep writing but stop touring in the ‘80s, Frampton reveals in his new memoir.
Jimmy Page Says Led Zeppelin’s Ninth LP Was to Be a ‘Keyboard Album’
Guitarist says the band discussed making more use of John Paul Jones’ “dream machine” synth.
Stevie Nicks’ Only Regret: Eight Years of Tranquilizer Addiction
She looks back at wasted “non-time” and says she’ll “probably never” perform with Lindsey Buckingham again.
Elton John Settles $3.9 Million Legal Dispute With Ex-Wife
Renata Blauel had said her appearance in his memoir and ‘Rocketman’ biopic breached a deal.
Why Motley Crue Keep Away From Tommy Lee Backstage
Drummer says Vince Neil and Mick Mars don’t like the music in his dressing room and won’t like his new solo album.
Bruce Springsteen Releases Full ‘Letter to You’ Trailer
The Boss explains “45-year conversation” that led to latest album.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Health Regime ‘Inspiring,’ Says Daughter
Aimee says her dad is “doing really well,” as Sharon confirms farewell tour has been rebooked.
Ted Nugent Calls Tommy Lee ‘Convicted Felon, Heroin Addict’
Guitarist says he argued with Sammy Hagar TV-show producers over Motley Crue drummer.
Elton John Slams Rod Stewart Retirement ‘Lecture’
Old friends’ falling-out extends to pages of John’s new paperback.
Pete Townshend Turned Down Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Invite
The Who guitarist recommended Eddie Van Halen, who played solo on groundbreaking hit single.