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 Queen Rescued Kansas From a Lousy Opening Spot
Phil Ehart recalls the ‘Sheer Heart Attack’ road trip in 1974, which left them unhappy until they spoke to Brian May.
How Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band Saved Him From Alcoholism
Ex-Beatle recalls fear of returning to work: “I couldn’t play sober, but I also couldn’t play as a drunk.”
Watch Bret Michaels’ New ‘Unbroken’ Video
Poison frontman’s latest song was co-written with youngest daughter Jorja.
Ozzy Osbourne Is Complaining Again, and That’s Good News
Sharon and Jack say moaning proves he’s on the mend after health alert.
How David Gilmour Wound Up Mixing Jimi Hendrix’s Live Sound
Pink Floyd icon took on last-minute job at Isle of Wight Festival in 1970.
Geezer Butler ‘Went Nuts’ After Black Sabbath Retired
Bassist recalls how he stopped enjoying retirement, which led to joining Deadland Ritual.
Brian May, David Byrne, Trent Reznor Named Among Rock Hall Induction Speakers
Full list of presenters named for class of 2019 including Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, the Cure and Radiohead.
Yes, Led Zeppelin Supergroup Drummer Alan White Wants Recordings Released
Veteran says it would be “quite amazing” to complete XYZ songs -- perhaps with Robert Plant singing.
Nikki Sixx Says Stage Set Anger Was ‘Misdirected’ at Kiss
Motley Crue bassist remains upset with production company over “exact reenactment” of “grand finale.”
Revered Session Drummer Hal Blaine Dies at 90
Wrecking Crew member powered hits for Beach Boys, Neil Diamond, Simon and Garfunkel and many others.
David Bowie’s First ‘Starman’ Demo Up For Auction
A friend of guitarist Mick Ronson marked this 1971 recording as “rehearsal tape,” then forgot he had it.
Iron Maiden Reveal Japanese Style Trooper ‘Sun and Steel’ Lager
Named after 'Piece of Mind' track, sake yeast drink took three years of planning.