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.
Duff McKagan Says He Took Control of Panic Attacks
Guns N’ Roses bassist recalls turning his “greatest weakness” into a “teachable moment.”
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
Ted Nugent Announces 2019 Summer U.S. Tour
Thirteen dates have been announced for 'The Music Made Me Do It Again!' road trip.
Lenny Kravitz Recalls ‘Fluid’ Studio Experience With Slash
Former schoolmates wrote “Always on the Run” after Guns N’ Roses guitarist was allowed only one take on “Fields of Joy” solo.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Editor Responds to Oscar Criticism
John Ottman admits he hates sequence that caused complaints with 60 cuts in two minutes.
Geezer Butler ‘Went Nuts’ After Black Sabbath Retired
Bassist recalls how he stopped enjoying retirement, which led to joining Deadland Ritual.
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.”
When Gene Simmons Dressed as Lynda Carter For a Strange B-Movie
It's still unclear why he replicated the ‘Wonder Woman’ star’s outfit to play a hermaphrodite movie villain.
Vince Neil Says ‘The Dirt’ Movie is Better Than He Expected
Motley Crue frontman had budget concerns before watching finished product, which Nikki Sixx says carries “cautionary tale.”
Revered Session Drummer Hal Blaine Dies at 90
Wrecking Crew member powered hits for Beach Boys, Neil Diamond, Simon and Garfunkel and many others.
How Billy Idol Risked His Sight for ‘Eyes Without a Face’
The singer was bandaged up for two days while his corneas healed.