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.
Neil Young Thanks Late Wife Pegi Young
He quotes lyrics from “Such A Woman,” one of his songs was inspired by her.
Phil Anselmo Calls Metallica’s ‘Load’ a ‘Terrible Record’
Pantera frontman lists 1996 LP as one that should never have been made.
Nick Mason Recalls Pink Floyd’s Struggle With Syd Barrett’s Breakdown
Drummer says they were too “young and immature” to react effectively as co-founder became increasingly erratic.
Joan Jett Says Nirvana Guest Spot Led to Her Rock Hall Induction
Runaways icon suspects Dave Grohl and colleagues “guilted” Rock Hall into honor following her 2014 appearance.
Watch Foreigner’s New Fundraising ‘I Want to Know What Love Is’ Video: Premiere
Mick Jones and Kelly Hansen are featured with children’s hospital patients.
The Secret Hair Metal History of Mr. Mister – and Other Stories
The pop-rock quartet’s contributions extend far beyond their brief ‘80s moment in the spotlight.
Slash Dodged £100-Per-Cigarette Smoking Fine on U.K. Tour
Guns N' Roses' guitarist didn’t believe a workspace ban would be successful before he finally quit in 2009.
Alice Cooper Predicts Next U.S. President Will Be ‘Worse Than Trump’
Shock-rock icon calls musicians talking politics “abuse of power,” but draws distinction from artists who are “being humanitarian.”
Lou Gramm Says He Just Played His Last Solo Show
Ex-Foreigner frontman tells New York crowd “it’s that time for me.”
Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival to Be Held on Original Site
Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival will be “pan-generational music, culture and community event,” organizers say.
Does Lars Ulrich Believe Metallica Playlists Affected Whiskey?
Drummer on unique Blackened creation process: “Do you believe in UFOs? Do you believe in Bigfoot? Do you believe in whatever?”
Alex Skolnick Recalls Haphazard Ozzy Osbourne Experience
Testament guitarist’s tenure with Black Sabbath icon lasted just one gig while “everything happened on a whim.”