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.
Steven Wilson Apologizes to Wolfgang Van Halen for Eddie Comments
British musician apologizes, but late guitarist’s son says there’s nothing to say sorry for.
Ted Nugent Refused Drugs From Jimi Hendrix, Keith Moon, Bon Scott
Guitarist thinks he avoided intoxication issues through “luck.”
This Is Why You Should Listen to Music You Don’t Like
Audio arts professor argues about link between annoying sounds and “underlying natural beauty.”
Dave Grohl’s Drum Battle With 10-Year-Old Girl Led to LP Release
Foo Fighters’ ‘Medicine at Midnight’ was given arrival date after online laughs with Nandi Bushell.
Weezer Wish Eddie Van Halen Could Hear Their Tribute Album
‘Van Weezer’ release was postponed by pandemic until after guitarist’s death.
Why Rush Left Neil Peart to Write Their Lyrics
Geddy Lee recalls the early days of developing a relationship with late drummer.
Marilyn Manson Responds to Abuse Claims
He describes allegations from five women as “horrible distortions of reality.”
Tony Iommi ‘Amazed’ by Eddie Van Halen’s Arthritis Struggle
Black Sabbath guitarist shares memories of “fabulously caring” friend.
Dave Grohl Shares Recurring Dream About Kurt Cobain
Foo Fighters frontman says Nirvana vision starts with “burst of happiness and joy.”
Geddy Lee Explains Why There’s No Unreleased Rush Music
Trio abandoned anything if they thought they were “beating a dead horse.”
Judas Priest Wondered If They Were Guilty of Subliminal Messaging
Bassist Ian Hill recalls 1990 trial when lawyers put band in doubt of its own innocence.
How Bryan Adams Wrote ‘War Machine’ for Kiss
Canadian is pleased to hear that song remains a regular part of band's live shows 40 years later.