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 Woodstock ’94 ’S––- Show’ Changed Green Day’s Lives
Drummer Tre Cool recalls the moment weather-fueled “mayhem” turned in his band’s favor.
Ratt Announce 2019 Tour Dates
“New breed” lineup commence 17-date road trip this weekend.
Spinal Tap Say Guns N’ Roses Sabotaged Freddie Mercury Tribute
Actors behind iconic mockumentary won’t name band member who they believe messed up Christopher Guest’s amp.
Van Halen ‘Lost Weekend’ Documentary Screening This Week
Fourteen-minute film tells the story of fan who won the chance to party with the band in 1984.
Gene Simmons Once Overcame Fear of Flying for Paul Stanley
Kiss frontman acknowledges 49 years of “true love and true friendship” with bandmate in new book.
New York Dolls’ Sylvain Sylvain in Cancer Battle
Fans raise $30,000 in two days after guitarist reveals reason for his recent silence.
Woodstock 50 Will Go Ahead and ‘Be a Blast’ Insists Promoter
Michael Lang vows festival will be staged in August despite financial backer’s withdrawal.
Ronnie Wood Reveals Picasso-Style Rolling Stones Paintings
Limited-edition prints depict band in abstract form.
Black Sabbath Ex Tony Martin Recalls Band’s ‘Low Point’ Era
‘90s singer says he joined Tony Iommi when British icons were “mostly exhausted.”
David Lee Roth’s Farewell to His Dog
Russell, who appeared on the last Van Halen album, enjoyed a final treat before he passed away.
Slipknot Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide
A look at members who fell off the nine-man juggernaut -- from their earliest days until their most recent upset.
How Tom Petty’s ‘Songs From the Garage’ Became ‘Full Moon Fever’
When the Heartbreakers frontman finally released his debut solo album in April 1989, it had been subjected to delays by a label that didn’t hear any singles.