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.
35 Years Ago: Def Leppard End ‘Pyromania’ World Tour on a High
Massive road trip secured British band’s rise to the big time -- while Joe Elliott learned lessons the hard way.
John Paul Jones to Play One-Off Show With Experimental Trio
Led Zeppelin icon will perform in experimental trio format for one-off London appearance.
James Hetfield’s Acting Debut Coming to Netflix
Metallica frontman plays cop in ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,’ a true crime story about serial killer Ted Bundy.
Was Vinnie Vincent Ready to Return?
The former Kiss guitarist's canceled comeback shows left fans hit in the wallet and heart.
Revisiting Tool’s Fourth Album, ’10,000 Days’
Always-surprising experimental quartet became more observational and perhaps too honest on 2006 LP.
Robert Plant Premieres New Band at Low-Key Show
Led Zeppelin icon leads Celtic folk-inspired Saving Grace through first show in England and announced second appearance.
Rick Allen Hopes Rock Hall Is Finally Respecting ‘80s Hard Rock
Def Leppard drummer’s opinion on upcoming induction differs from bandmate Phil Collen’s.
Could Nickelback Record a Slayer Covers Album?
Bassist Mike Kroeger says his band love heavy music and he “wouldn’t count it out.”
Paul McCartney Thought Bottle of Whiskey Cost Just $2.50
Biographer cites example to prove ex Beatle can’t be “normal person” he’d love to be.
David Bowie Biopic Announced, but Son Says It’s Not Approved
‘Stardust’ will focus on 1971 U.S. trip, while Duncan Jones insists none of his father’s music will feature.