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.
Gene Simmons’ Glare Looms Large in Anthrax Bassist’s Memory
Frank Bello can’t forget the look he got when he gatecrashed a Kiss studio session.
When Bon Scott Helped Out Struggling Def Leppard
Joe Elliott recalls what he learned during 1979 support tour.
Scott Rockenfield Sues Fellow Queensryche Cofounders
Drummer says he was fired in 2018 during approved family leave.
Watch Mick Jagger Respond to Paul McCartney’s ‘Cover Band’ Remark
Rolling Stones frontman takes Beatles rivalry to the stage.
Cher Sues Sonny Bono’s Widow in Royalties Dispute
Million-dollar suit filed after Mary Bono ends contracts despite divorce deal.
Manfred Mann’s Paul Jones Recalls Refusing to Join Rolling Stones
Singer reflects on what Brian Jones told him that predicted future “sad story.”
How Dave Grohl Began Getting Over Kurt Cobain’s Death
Nirvana drummer remembers “huge moment” with hitchhiker that led to Foo Fighters success.
Tears for Fears LP Started as Alcohol Took Roland Orzabal’s Wife
He admits “ignorance and stupidity” contributed to her death.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ New LP With John Frusciante ‘Nearly Done’
Chad Smith hails “magic” that returned guitarist has brought to the studio.
Paul McCartney’s Deal With John Lennon Kept George Harrison ‘Out’
Early agreement about songwriting resulted in frustration detailed in ‘Get Back’ documentary.