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 Billy Idol’s Motorcycle Crash Killed His Movie Career
He could have been star of ’Terminator 2’ and ‘The Doors’ if he hadn’t mangled his leg.
Jeff Lynne Recalls Visiting the Beatles at Abbey Road
ELO leader was a fan long before he collaborated with surviving members.
Ozzy Osbourne Believes Being Ripped Off Saved His Life
Black Sabbath icon compares his feelings over lost money to those of former bandmate Bill Ward.
Ozzy Osbourne Says Tony Iommi Still ‘Intimidates’ Him
But former Black Sabbath singer hails guitarist as “most irreplaceable” member.
Neil Young Apologizes for Delay in Releasing ‘Homegrown’
He admits he “should have shared” 1975 LP about “the sad side of a love affair.”
Doc McGhee Says Kiss Farewell Tour Is the End ‘For Gene and Paul’
Longtime manager’s comments appear to leave room for future band activity.
James Hetfield: ‘I Don’t Know What’s Going to Happen Next’
Frontman says the band “thrive off of the fear of the unknown” as he returns to public duties.
Dave Mustaine ‘Got Power’ from Fans During Cancer Fight
Megadeth frontman tells audience how he dealt with his recent health issues.
How the Beatles’ ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ Got Its Psychedelic Sound
Engineer Geoff Emerick achieved “acceptance” with his work on breakout song.
New ZZ Top Album ‘Coming Up’ Says Billy Gibbons
Plans set to work with Rick Rubin in Texas studio.
Styx ‘Pretty Well Into’ Writing New Album
Tommy Shaw says follow-up to ‘The Mission’ is on the way.
Kirk Hammett Sings on Peter Green Tribute Song
Metallica guitarist joined by Mick Fleetwood on version of “Man of the World.”