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.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Royalty Checks Are a ‘Joke’
Band didn’t get a penny until 1998 despite selling millions of albums, singer reports.
When Van Halen ‘Murdered’ Black Sabbath on Tour
Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler recall 1978 road trip in excerpt from Eddie Van Halen book.
Why Robert Plant Hates the Ukulele
Singer recalls on-tour experience and reinforces his refusal to write a memoir.
Krokus’ Marc Storace Still Regrets Def Leppard Falling-Out
Swiss band were kicked off 1983 tour after singer broke stage rules.
Steel Panther Announce Departure of Bassist Lexxi Foxx
Statement claims he wants to focus on “making ugly dogs pretty.”
Eddie Van Halen Cheered Wolfgang When He Threw Pumpkin at Teacher
Son recalls moment that demonstrated guitar icon’s supportive nature.
When Bruce Springsteen First Heard Himself on the Radio
The Boss recalls moment of “shock and ecstasy” as he confirms plans to tour with the E Street Band.
Old Queen Joke Still Makes Brian May Laugh
Guitarist takes “ultimate compliment” from 1990 ‘Good Omens’ dig.
The Real Reason Alice Cooper, Dee Snider Broadway Duet Was Canned
Twisted Sister frontman says manager blocked “Luck Be a Lady” cover.
David Crosby Recalls Joni Mitchell Dumping Him by Song
He reflects on “hysterically funny” moment as she sang “That Song About the Midway” twice to make sure he understood.