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.
The Wall Built to Keep Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth Apart
Backstage barricade was production staff's solution to breakdown in relations during Van Halen singers' Sam and Dave tour.
Why Prince’s First Recording Session Didn’t Wow His Engineer
The second time they worked together, however, was a different story.
Watch Original Nine Inch Nails Lineup Reunite On Stage
Richard Patrick, Chris Vrenna, Danny Lohner and Charlie Clouser join Trent Reznor for six songs.
Watch Tony Iommi Discover What ‘Degradation Rules’ is About
Black Sabbath guitarist hadn’t realized Ozzy Osbourne was singing about masturbation on collaborative track from ‘Patient Number 9.’
Michael Starr Insists It’s ‘Not Easy to Play’ in Steel Panther
Singer outlined the challenges of being in the band after revealing new bassist.
Why Ozzy Osbourne Never Felt ‘Important’ in Black Sabbath
Singer also discusses his disappointment with reunion experiences.
Ozzy Osbourne Didn’t Want to Make ‘All-Star’ Album
He says guest-list records like 'Patient Number 9' can lose musical spirit.
How Nikki Sixx Talked Tommy Lee Into Motley Crue Reunion
Bassist says that Stadium Tour will see "another 120 [shows] next year and the year after that."
John Fogerty Recalls His Desire to ‘Make America Better’
He says today's political environment is "very similar" to civil rights era that inspired Creedence Clearwater Revival songs.
Chris Cornell’s Family ‘Speak About Him Every Day’
Singer's widow discussed dealing with long-term grief and loss, five years after her husband died by suicide.
Ex Guns N’ Roses Manager Took on Don Henley in Contract Gamble
Alan Niven recalls political ploy to secure better deal for 'Use Your Illusion' release.
Ozzy Osbourne Has More Songs Featuring Taylor Hawkins
Unheard tracks with late Foo Fighters drummer will appear at some point, says producer Andrew Watt.