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.
Why Van Halen Took Six Months to Come Up With ‘Right Now’
Sammy Hagar recalls blind spot over lead lyric and piano riff.
Paul Stanley Recalls ‘Disgraceful’ Hall of Fame Treatment
Kiss frontman says band were “treated like crap” during 2014 induction ceremony.
So What’s the Deal With Elton John’s Hair?
‘Rocketman’ movie refers to star’s concerns about going bald, but doesn’t reveal exactly what he did about it.
What’s the Significance of ‘Streets of Laredo’ in ‘Rocketman’?
Elton John movie makes several references to a folk song that’s been recorded dozens of times in various styles.
The Who Could Add New Songs to Orchestral Tour
Conductor hopes to add “tweaks” to performances during second run, including material from new album.
Slash Confirms New Guns N’ Roses Album Is Happening
Guitarist says work will start in earnest later this year after leaked photo reveals session with Axl Rose.
Steve Perry Recalls AC/DC Opening For Journey: ‘They Spanked Us Bad’
Frontman worried about following Bon Scott during ‘70s U.S. tour.
Zakk Sabbath to Recreate Black Sabbath’s First Album
Zakk Wylde’s tribute band will record 'Vertigo' in one day, 50 years to the day after original was laid down.
Gene Simmons Says It’s Not Just Rock That’s Dead
Kiss star accuses “pathetic” music industry of keeping artists of all genres “handcuffed.”
Robert Plant Says He Sometimes ‘Missed the Mark’ in Led Zeppelin
Singer retains affection for “Stairway to Heaven” but describes some of his other songs as “a bit iffy.”