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.
Was Mick Jagger’s ‘Primitive Cool’ Tour Just a Ruse?
Drummer Simon Phillips wonders if 1988 road trip was a means to get the Rolling Stones into Japan.
Unheard Bon Scott Music to Be Released
Three-disc set by Fraternity, the band he fronted before AC/DC, is out this month.
Young, Shy Gene Simmons Would Pretend to Be English
Kiss legend hoped lessons from the Beatles would get him through “funny adolescent” time.
Black Crowes Were Forced to Record Debut Album Clean and Sober
Chris Robinson recalls they couldn’t afford drink or drugs during ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ sessions.
Bob Dylan Sued for $7.2 Million Over Publishing Rights Sale
Wife of late collaborator Jacques Levy claims money from legend's recent $300 million deal.
Slayer’s Dave Lombardo Considered Joining Megadeth
Drummer came close to signing up with Dave Mustaine in 1986, but drug fears changed his mind.
Van Morrison in Legal Bid to Force Country Out of Lockdown
Singer begins procedure over Northern Ireland venue closures that could end up in court.
‘Cobra Kai’ Name-Checks Are Just Fun for Zebra
Veteran band’s frontman Randy Jackson doesn’t plan to exploit TV show star William Zabka's fandom.
Dave Grohl Inspired by Lemmy and Nuclear Destruction
Foo Fighters leader discusses the meanings behind some songs on new album ‘Medicine at Midnight.’
Gene Simmons Says ‘Money Is Not the Root of All Evil’
Kiss legend argues it’s “bulls---” that he’s not supposed to “revel in riches.”