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.
45 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ Says Goodbye
Cut-down fourth season without John Cleese ended with 'Party Political Broadcast.'
Jeff Lynne Has 2,000 Cassettes of Unheard ELO Music But No Player
He wonders if oldest recordings contain material he might love.
Rob Halford ‘Came Out’ 20 Years Before He Realized
Judas Priest frontman recalls 1977 song about “big gay hangout.”
Megadeth Working on Song Inspired by Kiss’ ‘Beth’
Dave Mustaine hopes to release new music in the coming weeks.
Why Rudy Sarzo Found It Easy to Say No to Ozzy Osbourne
Bassist refused Sharon’s first invitation to join band despite being a “starving musician” at the time.
Scorpions Aim for New Album in Fall 2020
German icons plan to release 19th studio LP after Las Vegas residency.
James Hetfield to Publish Book About His Classic Cars
Metallica frontman’s ‘Reclaimed Rust’ arrives in May.
Ozzy Osbourne Producer ‘Got To Be Randy Rhoads’ On ‘Ordinary Man’
Andrew Watt delighted at getting “metal song on pop radio” with “Take What You Want.”
How Sammy Hagar Jammed with John Bonham for ‘Space Between’ Album
Singer recalls emotional experience of building song from late Led Zeppelin icon’s drum track, then having son Jason replicate it.
Brian May Undergoes Leg Surgery
Queen guitarist says procedure was a success.
Original Alice Cooper Band to Appear on New Alice Cooper Album
Singer says upcoming LP has “a lot of different flavors.”
Poison Count Down to Mystery Announcement
Timer reaches zero on Dec. 4.