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 Ozzy Osbourne Spotted Tony Iommi’s Cancer
Geezer Butler recalls "soap opera" of Black Sabbath's farewell years.
Could Pearl Jam’s New Album Sound More Like Pop Music?
Stone Gossard hints at producer Andrew Watt's influence on 'Gigaton' follow-up.
How America Convinced the Beatles They Wouldn’t Just ‘Fizzle Out’
Paul McCartney recalls life-changing 1964 visit to the U.S. when he fell in love with the country.
Geezer Butler Respected Bill Ward’s Refusal of Part-Time Offer
Bassist admits he'd have given the same answer when Black Sabbath asked drummer to play three songs per night on final tour.
Were You Wrong About Metallica’s ‘St. Anger’ All Along?
Many critics were positive about the band's second most-hated album — did they have a point?
P-Funk Keyboardist Unravels Band’s ‘Baffling’ History in New Book
George Clinton hails keyboardist’s “seemingly impossible” achievement in ‘Song Reference.”
Nuno Bettencourt: Stop Calling Me Eddie Van Halen’s Heir
Extreme guitarist recalls last time he met his hero and his mixed feelings about being compared to him.
What if John Lennon Had Starred in ‘WarGames’?
He was in discussions for key role in man-versus-AI movie before fate intervened.
Wolfgang Van Halen’s New Album Joke Cost Him a Day and a Dollar
He discussed having members of his family make spoof guest appearances on his Mammoth WVH records.
How George Martin Kept the Police From Breaking Up
Close to disintegrating during 'Synchronicity' sessions, trio hoped for actions but got words from Beatles producer in 1983.