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.
How Eddie Van Halen Introduced Wolfgang to AC/DC’s ‘Big Balls’
Guitarist waited until wife was away before playing the risque track for his second grade son.
When Chrissie Hynde Gave $100k of Rush Limbaugh’s Money to PETA
Pretenders leader established middle ground with right-wing radio host who had a fan in her dad.
Why Dave Grohl Didn’t Abandon the Foo Fighters for Tom Petty
He says an invitation to tour as the Heartbreakers’ drummer would have made him “sad.”
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Eddie Van Halen Photo Book Coming in June
Tony Iommi writes foreword for souvenir collection by veteran photographer Ross Halfin.
How the Police Helped Foo Fighters Get Their Name
Dave Grohl explains connection that he thinks would make Stewart Copeland perfect Rock Hall inductor.
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.
Slayer’s Gary Holt Praises Metallica, Hasn’t Listened to ‘Lulu’
Guitarist recalls 1986 prediction made by James Hetfield that proved true.
Bob Dylan Sold the Band’s Songs but Robbie Robertson Doesn’t Mind
Guitarist explains why he’s “over” refusing to allow his music to be used by third parties.