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.
40 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Release ‘She’s So Cold’
Second single from ‘Emotional Rescue’ was another hit on the disco chart.
Pink Floyd to Release Restored ‘Delicate Sound of Thunder’ Movie and LP
Live show from 1988 arrives in multiple formats with bonus tracks.
Mark Chapman Says He Deserves Death for Killing John Lennon
Transcript of latest parole hearing includes apology to Yoko Ono.
Uriah Heep and Ozzy Osbourne Drummer Lee Kerslake Dead at 73
Drummer with Uriah Heep, Ozzy Osbourne and others, died after a battle with cancer.
Jimi Hendrix: 50 Quotes For 50 Years
A look back at some of the icon’s most memorable comments on life, love and music.
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Has a New Addiction: Online Shopping
Singer says he sometimes doesn't know what he ordered until it arrives.
Ozzy Osbourne ‘More Than Shocked’ by ‘Suicide Solution’ Lawsuit
Singer recalls being swamped by media at airport and not knowing why in 1986.
Dave Mustaine Recalls Getting Caught Up in Irish Troubles
Megadeth had to be escorted out of town in bulletproof bus after onstage gaffe in 1988.
Why Kirk Hammett Can’t Quit Metallica
Guitarist explains why there would be no point in trying to escape band’s legacy.
Renowned Groupie Says ‘Almost Famous’ Ruined Her Own Movie Plans
Pamela Des Barres says Cameron Crowe’s film made it impossible to make her own.
How Bruce Dickinson Helped Dave Mustaine Deal With Cancer
Megadeth leader called Iron Maiden frontman for advice after being diagnosed with similar illness.
Was Warrant’s ‘Cherry Pie’ Video as Sexist as It Seemed?
Notorious it may be, but the clip helped the band reach its height.