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 Frank Zappa Created ‘Resentment’ Among Bandmates
‘Bill & Ted’ actor Alex Winter’s new documentary explores eccentric artist’s “contradictions.”
Why Paul McCartney Uses Teleprompter for Beatles Songs
He sometimes finds himself “on autopilot” during performances of classic tracks.
Sammy Hagar Wants to ‘Do Some Shows’ With Wolfgang Van Halen
Singer gives Eddie’s son “full support” for handling recent pressure and not making music that sounds like his dad’s.
How Robert Plant and Prince Shared a Whole Lotta Love
Led Zeppelin singer and the Purple One exchanged warms words - although late legend was less taken with Jimmy Page.
The Van Halen Vault Tape Sammy Hagar ‘Would Love to Hear’ Again
Singer says there are four completed songs from his era - but they’re not the highlight for him.
The Darkness Announce Christmas Livestream Show
British band says London concert will help people “move on” from 2020, as group launches its own beer.
Will Van Halen Ever Release a Concert Film With David Lee Roth?
Doubt remains whether “Holy Grail” Oakland show from 1981 is hidden in the vaults.
Steve Lukather Says Weezer Should Be ‘More Thankful’ for ‘Africa’
Steve Lukather said Rivers Cuomo refused to talk to him after surprise 2018 hit.
Kiss Aim to Set $1,000,000 Pyro Record with New Year’s Eve Show
Paul Stanley says “Size matters” for multi-million dollar, 250-foot stage, 50-camera performance with giant pyro backdrop.
AC/DC Thank Fans For Staying Loyal When ‘We Were All But Over’
Brian Johnson expresses gratitude as ‘Power Up’ rises on the charts worldwide.
Why Fleetwood Mac Didn’t Make a New LP When Mike Campbell Joined
Ex-Heartbreakers guitarist also recalls how he got the job with no audition.
Rob Halford Is Finally Working on His Blues Album
Judas Priest singer recording with same musicians who made his Christmas LP.