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.
Alex Van Halen Compares David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar
Drummer celebrates “strange chemistry” with original singer.
Zebra’s Randy Jackson Recalls Brushes With Led Zeppelin Members
Singer recalls stories involving John Bonham and Robert Plant.
When Grunge Fans Made Slash a Joking Matter
Former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke recalls moment outside club that proved music had moved on in the early ’90s.
Was Mick Jagger’s ‘Primitive Cool’ Tour Just a Ruse?
Drummer Simon Phillips wonders if 1988 road trip was a means to get the Rolling Stones into Japan.
Black Crowes Were Forced to Record Debut Album Clean and Sober
Chris Robinson recalls they couldn’t afford drink or drugs during ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ sessions.
Van Morrison Threatens Legal Bid Over Coronavirus Lockdown
Singer begins procedure over Northern Ireland venue closures that could end up in court.
Bob Dylan Sued for $7.2 Million Over Publishing Rights Sale
Wife of late collaborator Jacques Levy claims money from legend's recent $300 million deal.
Gene Simmons Says ‘Money Is Not the Root of All Evil’
Kiss legend argues it’s “bulls---” that he’s not supposed to “revel in riches.”
Jimmy Page Recalls Playing on James Bond ‘Goldfinger’ Theme
Led Zeppelin guitarist watched Shirley Bassey collapse in studio session.
Phil Campbell Won’t Let Sons Drink Before Shows
Former Motorhead guitarist says it’s a case of “different band, different days.”
How ‘Lady’ Belatedly Saved Styx From a Lifetime of Obscurity
Former frontman reflects on “great motivator” that kept band going until “Lady” became a hit.
Marianne Faithfull Says COVID-19 Has Taken Her Singing Voice
She prepared what may be final album after coronavirus nearly killed her.