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.
Carlos Santana Says He’s Been Accused of ‘Career Suicide’ Many Times
Guitarist argues that his main interest is in learning, and wants to keep “being vulnerable.”
How REO Speedwagon Found ‘Sunken Treasure’ with ‘Take It on the Run’
Singer Kevin Cronin says the hit single wasn’t meant to appear on ‘Hi Infidelity.’
Remembering Philomena Lynott, the Queen of Irish Rock ’n’ Roll
Why the death of Thin Lizzy icon Phil Lynott’s mom has prompted such an outpouring of grief.
David Ellefson Recalls When Nikki Sixx Was Pronounced Dead
Megadeth bassist was in hotel room next to Motley Crue counterpart when “Kickstart My Heart” moment took place.
Woodstock 50 Loses Venue and Second Backer, Seeking New Home
Troubled anniversary festival has 66 days to reorganize production, sell tickets and stage show.
Radiohead Release ‘Minidiscs [Hacked]’ in Response to Online Leak
“It’s not v interesting … there’s a lot of it,” they say of Thom Yorke’s 1.8GB demo collection.
50 Years Ago: Brian Jones is Fired by the Rolling Stones
Bandmates allowed him to explain the dismissal in his own way, less than a month before his death.
Elvis Costello’s Mom Told Him To Accept O.B.E. Honor From Queen Elizabeth
He admits he wasn’t going to accept elevation for services to music.
Could Jimmy Page Have Been a Member of Them Crooked Vultures?
Led Zeppelin guitarist suggests he was bemused when supergroup launched without him.
Courtney Love Slams ‘The Dirt’ – Tommy Lee Fires Back
Motley Crue drummer responds to Hole singer describing movie as “just f–––––g dumb.”
Duff McKagan Says Humanity Will Overcome … and Then Party
Guns N’ Roses bassist discusses positive message of new solo album ‘Tenderness.’
Sebastian Bach Invites Skid Row to Join Him on Tour
Former frontman admits offer is unlikely to be accepted.