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.
Christine McVie Doubts Fleetwood Mac Will Tour Again
She says she’s getting “too old” and thinks Stevie Nicks and John McVie would refuse.
When Elton John Was Heckled With a Hot Dog
He recalls formative experience and tells people who hate him to support young bands.
Tony Iommi: Heaven and Hell With Rob Halford ‘Won’t Happen Now’
Guitarist appears to write off Vinny Appice’s hopes for continuing where Ronnie James Dio left off.
Mick Fleetwood: My Cocaine Abuse Was Worse Than Stevie Nicks’
Drummer says he can’t remember two years of his life due to drugs.
Why Rush Left Neil Peart to Write Their Lyrics
Geddy Lee recalls the early days of developing a relationship with late drummer.
How Alice Cooper Learned to ‘Be Merciless’ in Detroit
Band’s 1970 move to the Motor City led to lessons from Iggy Pop and MC5.
Alex Van Halen: ‘There’s Nothing Left in the Music Business’
"In the old days you’d get a dollar a record, and now you get 50 cents for 275,000 streams. It’s insane. It’s wrong."
Journey Had to Force Arnel Pineda Onto Stage for His First Show
Singer hopes first minutes of his debut performance will be closing moments of his biopic.
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.
Cheap Trick Announce New Album, ‘In Another World’
Listen to lead single “Light Up the Fire” ahead of 20th LP’s release in April.