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.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Guest With Billy Joel
Singer joins Piano Man for “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me” and “Big Shot” at Madison Square Garden.
Ozzy Osbourne Album Could Have Gone ‘Sideways in a Hot Second’ Says Duff McKagan
Guns N’ Roses bassist recalled experience of writing and tracking new LP in four days.
Kirk Hammett’s Anger Over Motorhead, Thin Lizzy Rock Hall Snubs
Metallica guitarist says basing induction on sales is “a big piece of s---.”
The Night the Rolling Stones Met the Beatles
Bill Wyman shares memory of looking up during show and seeing “four silhouetted leather-clad persons” in crowd.
Queen Become First Band on U.K. Coin
50th anniversary collectables designed by fan who works at Royal Mint.
Neil Peart’s Life ‘Ended the Way He Wanted’ Says Friend
Donna Halper, who helped Rush get their U.S. record deal, hails late drummer’s bravery.
Rush Music Sales Rise by More Than 2,000 Percent
Neil Peart’s death means albums and songs are expected to return to charts.
Bret Michaels to Undergo Skin Cancer Surgery
Poison singer aims for “awesome” year despite health setback.
Queen and Alice Cooper to Play Fire Fight Australia Concert
February event is already sold out, with profits going to disaster relief efforts.
Motley Crue and Def Leppard Members Recall Bands’ Car Crashes
Nikki Sixx and Joe Elliott recall how incidents involving Vince Neil and Rick Allen affected them.
Robert Plant Might Use Podcasts to Release Unheard Music
Singer reflects on “double-edged sword” experience of talking about his songs in ‘Digging Deep’ shows.
Listen to Ozzy Osbourne’s Elton John Collaboration ‘Ordinary Man’
Title track from February album also features Slash.