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.
Motley Crue Music Sales Shoot Up on Back of ‘The Dirt’ Movie
Soundtrack and compilation albums move toward top of charts while 2001 book returns to No.1.
Sting Announces New Album, ‘My Songs’
Album of “re-imagined” Police and solo songs to arrive in May.
Motley Crue Sued Over ‘The Dirt’ Crewman Injury
Electrocution victim said he’d been left with a 2 percent chance of survival.
Sammy Hagar Says He ‘Inherited’ His Van Halen Era Songs
Singer discusses the “magic” of ‘5150’ album on its 33rd anniversary.
Nikki Sixx Reveals What Surprised Him Most About ‘The Dirt’ Movie
Motley Crue bassist didn’t expect the pain of seeing his relationship with his mother on screen.
How Stevie Nicks Learned to ’Stuff’ Poetry Into Songs
Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills and Nash albums provided early influence.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
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.”
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.
Ozzy Osbourne Is Complaining Again, and That’s Good News
Sharon and Jack say moaning proves he’s on the mend after health alert.