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.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Execs Would Be Happy With Half Its Gross
Fox bosses hail Queen biopic producer as $800 million mark is passed.
Why Geezer Butler Came Out of Retirement for Deadland Ritual
Black Sabbath veteran had considered solo album before joining band with Matt Sorum, Steve Stevens and Franky Perez.
‘Dave Grohl’s Not Available’: How Lemmy Hired Matt Sorum for Motorhead Tour
Former Guns N’ Roses drummer recalls 2009 call-up to play 13 shows with no rehearsal.
35 Years Ago: Revisiting Van Halen’s Ill-Fated ‘1984’ Tour
On paper and in the bank, the band had everything going for them. Then came the 1984 Tour.
Ninth Kiss Kruise Announced for 2019
Band promise “experience of a lifetime” on trip starting October 30.
Metallica, Thin Lizzy Members to Appear in Phil Lynott Movie
Award-winning director confirms big-screen film ’Songs for While I’m Away’ is under production.
Foreigner Search for Fan Who Inspired ‘Juke Box Hero’
V.I.P. experience waiting at musical premiere for person who went backstage around 1980.
Joe Elliott’s Imaginary Def Leppard Review Came True
Singer discusses his ambitious early days -- including being hired without singing a note.
Tony Iommi Recalls ‘Nightmare’ of Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabotage’
1975 album was recorded during legal battle with manager, with sessions interrupted by lawyers.
Ozzy Osbourne Marks Bat-Biting Anniversary with Plush Toy
Souvenir with detachable head celebrates moment he created a rock legend on stage.
Michael Schenker, Ian Gillan, Rory Gallagher Drummer Ted McKenna Dead at 68
Scots veteran passes away ahead of U.S. tour and second Michael Schenker Fest album.
Terminally Ill Lee Kerslake Gets His Ozzy Platinum Discs
Drummer’s “bucket list” request for ‘80s sales recognition is granted.