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.
Why Alice Cooper Band Wouldn’t Write ‘School’s Out’ Now
Drummer Neal Smith accepts social changes have made 1972 song “politically incorrect.”
Brian Johnson Stole Bob Dylan Album Because It Wasn’t Selling
AC/DC singer recalls the first record he owned, among other firsts.
Watch New Roger Waters ‘Us and Them’ Clip
“Happiest Days of Our Lives / Another Brick in the Wall Part 2 & Part 3” released as home video date is announced.
Rob Halford Recalls ‘Xenophobic’ Disco Demolition Night Stunt
Judas Priest singer says infamous 1979 moment carried anti-gay sentiments.
Why Bob Dylan Never Improvises
He discusses his approach to performing and writing in rare interview.
Listen to a New Metallica Song Written by a Bot
“Deliverance Rides” is latest release from YouTuber who’s had computers write AC/DC and Nickelback tracks.
Nearly All Independent Venues May Fail to Survive Lockdown
Survey suggests coronavirus threatens permanent closure for 90 percent of locations.
Dee Snider Working on ‘Powerfully Disturbing’ Horror Movie
Twisted Sister frontman will direct his own script for ‘My Enemy’s Enemy,’ based on real-life crime spree.
Rob Halford Believes It Was ‘Important’ to Quit Judas Priest
He compares 11-year absence to other lead singers who “went on the same self-journey.”
Listen to Elvis Costello’s New Song ‘No Flag’
Track was recorded alone in Finland as he wanted anonymity.
Kirk Hammett Recalls Going to Jail for ‘St. Anger’ Video
Metallica guitarists discusses visit to San Quentin State Prison in 2003.
Elton John Tops Rock Earnings List
Forbes’ annual chart also features the Rolling Stones, Phil Collins, Eagles, Metallica and Bon Jovi.