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.
Sammy Hagar Says He ‘Inherited’ His Van Halen Era Songs
Singer discusses the “magic” of ‘5150’ album on its 33rd anniversary.
Watch Alan Parsons’ New Video for ‘I Can’t Get There From Here’
Song appears on ‘The Secret,’ his first album in 15 years.
How Stevie Nicks Learned to ’Stuff’ Poetry Into Songs
Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills and Nash albums provided early influence.
Fleetwood Mac Split With Lindsey Buckingham Was ‘Only Route’
Christine McVie says reactivation of feud with Steve Nicks led band to fear a total breakup.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
How Queen Rescued Kansas From a Lousy Opening Spot
Phil Ehart recalls the ‘Sheer Heart Attack’ road trip in 1974, which left them unhappy until they spoke to Brian May.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Editor Responds to Oscar Criticism
John Ottman admits he hates sequence that caused complaints with 60 cuts in two minutes.
How Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band Saved Him From Alcoholism
Ex-Beatle recalls fear of returning to work: “I couldn’t play sober, but I also couldn’t play as a drunk.”
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.
Watch Bret Michaels’ New ‘Unbroken’ Video
Poison frontman’s latest song was co-written with youngest daughter Jorja.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Weighs In on Backing Tracks Debate
Guitarist says it’s fine to use pre-recorded audio for live shows in certain circumstances.
Brian May, David Byrne, Trent Reznor Named Among Rock Hall Induction Speakers
Full list of presenters named for class of 2019 including Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, the Cure and Radiohead.