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 Phil Collins Shaped Robert Plant’s Solo Career
Led Zeppelin singer praises the drummer’s “enthusiasm, unending energy and lots of humor.”
45 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ Says Goodbye
Cut-down fourth season without John Cleese ended with 'Party Political Broadcast.'
Watch Steve Perry’s Childhood Christmas in ‘Silver Bells’ Video
Former Journey singer remembers his favorite present, a red bicycle.
AC/DC’s Cliff Williams Returns to Action with Covers Band
Bassist performed “You Shook Me All Night Long” at a private party.
Buckcherry’s Josh Todd Doesn’t Know Why Slash Split Their Band
Singer recalls month of work with Guns N’ Roses guitarist in 2002 that ended without proper explanation.
David Gilmour Recalls the Only Time He Saw Pink Floyd Live
He watched 1977 encore from mixing desk after being too “pissed off” to take part.
Tommy Lee Stuck for Stage Stunt on Reunion Tour
Motley Crue drummer isn’t sure “what’s left to do” on 2020 road trip with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett.
How Sammy Hagar Jammed with John Bonham for ‘Space Between’ Album
Singer recalls emotional experience of building song from late Led Zeppelin icon’s drum track, then having son Jason replicate it.
How Whitesnake Ended for Bernie Marsden
Guitarist recalls “I had been the author of my own demise” as David Coverdale dismissed early lineup.
James Hetfield to Publish Book About His Classic Cars
Metallica frontman’s ‘Reclaimed Rust’ arrives in May.