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.
Pete Townshend Is Happy to Live Off His Past
The Who guitarist says he doesn’t tour for enjoyment.
How Axl Rose Wound Up in ‘Scooby-Doo’
Guns N’ Roses frontman was easy to work with, says showrunner.
Montrose Singer Bob James Dead at 68
He replaced Sammy Hagar in 1975 and fronted two albums.
How AC/DC’s ‘Hell’s Bells’ Left Brian Johnson ‘Heartbroken’
Singer recalls former bandmate’s negative reaction to first listen.
When Michael McDonald Told the Doobie Brothers They Were Done
Singer recalls moment that led to 1982 split, and understands why he wasn’t part of reunion five years later.
Watch Lost Fan Footage of Led Zeppelin in 1972
Clip from New Zealand show was forgotten for nearly 50 years before archivist added audio.
When Tom Morello Became a Stripper to Buy a Hot Tub
Rage Against the Machine guitarist recalls desperate attempt to improve his dating life.
How Eagles Resisted Hollywood Bid for ‘Hotel California’ Movie
Life imitated art when drug-fueled producer met Glenn Frey and Don Henley.
Eddie Van Halen’s Guitar Tech Explains That ‘Jump’ Disaster
Roadie recalls drama and aftermath of “sore point” 2007 incident.
David Coverdale Working Toward New Music With Jimmy Page
Whitesnake singer says "immense progress" has taken place over ‘Coverdale-Page’ album reissue with additional tracks.