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.
Watch ZZ Top Perform Without Injured Dusty Hill
Longtime guitar tech stands in after bassist is sidelined with “hip issue.”
Why Steven Van Zandt Had to ‘Bring Bad News’ to Bruce Springsteen
E Street Band guitarist says he had “obligation” to argue against 1987 track “Ain’t Got You.”
David Bowie Guitarist John Hutchinson Dead
He appeared on first demo of "Space Oddity" and later played on ‘Aladdin Sane’ tour.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Royalty Checks Are a ‘Joke’
Band didn’t get a penny until 1998 despite selling millions of albums, singer reports.
Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama to Publish ‘Renegades’ Book
Pair aims to offer “small guiding map” during “time of vigilance.”
When Bruce Springsteen First Heard Himself on the Radio
The Boss recalls moment of “shock and ecstasy” as he confirms plans to tour with the E Street Band.
Krist Novoselic Recalls First Nirvana Jam with Dave Grohl
Bassist says there was an “immediate” connection as work on ‘Nevermind’ commenced.
Old Queen Joke Still Makes Brian May Laugh
Guitarist takes “ultimate compliment” from 1990 ‘Good Omens’ dig.
The Real Reason Alice Cooper, Dee Snider Broadway Duet Was Canned
Twisted Sister frontman says manager blocked “Luck Be a Lady” cover.
Watch Lyric Video for Tom Petty’s New ‘105 Degrees’
Track appears on ‘Angel Dream,’ a remake of ‘She’s the One’ soundtrack.
Elton John Says His Parents’ Arguments Led to ‘Big Spender’ Habit
He remembers finding “solace in inanimate objects” while feeling safe in his bedroom as a child.
Sebastian Bach Responds to Death of Johnny Solinger
Former Skid Row singer sends condolences, adding that news coverage gave him an “awkward” moment.