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.
Ozzy Osbourne ‘More Than Shocked’ by ‘Suicide Solution’ Lawsuit
Singer recalls being swamped by media at airport and not knowing why in 1986.
Micky Dolenz Recalls Nearly Becoming the Fonz
Monkees star is glad Henry Winkler won timeless TV role after ‘Happy Days’ creator chose between them.
Rob Halford Once Tried to Seduce Paul Di’Anno
Judas Priest singer says it’s “definitely for the best” that he failed in 1980 hotel-room bid during tense tour.
Dave Mustaine Recalls Getting Caught Up in Irish Troubles
Megadeth had to be escorted out of town in bulletproof bus after onstage gaffe in 1988.
Why Kirk Hammett Can’t Quit Metallica
Guitarist explains why there would be no point in trying to escape band’s legacy.
Jimmy Page on Panned Led Zeppelin Show: ‘Maybe They Were Stoned’
Guitarist offers five reasons why 1971 California concert "wasn't a very good communion."
Eddie Money’s Guitarist Says He’s Owed $1.5 Million
John Nelson files court papers against late singer’s estate.
Renowned Groupie Says ‘Almost Famous’ Ruined Her Own Movie Plans
Pamela Des Barres says Cameron Crowe’s film made it impossible to make her own.
How Bruce Dickinson Helped Dave Mustaine Deal With Cancer
Megadeth leader called Iron Maiden frontman for advice after being diagnosed with similar illness.
When the Beatles Overcame Doubts to Release ‘Yesterday’
Paul McCartney was worried that he’d stolen classic track, and his bandmates feared it would look like a split.
How the Metallica Movie ‘Some Kind of Monster’ Lucked Out
Lars Ulrich explains why 2004 film managed to connect with so many people.
Adrian Smith Recalls Getting on Iron Maiden’s Nerves
Returned guitarist says he struggled with ‘No Prayer for the Dying’ material before leaving the band.