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.
Adrian Smith Says Iron Maiden Merchandise Works ‘Too Well’
Guitarist discusses pros and cons of seeing renowned band logo everywhere.
When AC/DC Hunted the Loch Ness Monster
Brian Johnson recalls trip to Scotland with Malcolm Young and a box of fireworks.
Stevie Nicks Says ‘The Chain’ Was ‘Take One for the Team’ Moment
She’s glad she gave classic song to Fleetwood Mac, but recalls she had her own plans for it.
Stevie Nicks Went to ICU After Rock Hall Induction
She recalls suffering early symptoms of pneumonia during gala-night performance.
Spirit of World War II Helped Paul McCartney Make ‘McCartney III’
He was inspired to keep working through lockdown by his parents' mid-century determination.
20 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Issue Their Most Baffling Single
“Out of the Silent Planet” was cut short and only played live four times. So why did they release it?
Watch Bruce Springsteen React to Getting His Own Emoji
Bemused Boss admits he’s “not really sure what that exactly means.”
Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers Have Discussed Reunion Possibility
Drummer Steve Ferrone says the band thought final tour should have been postponed.
Will ‘McCartney III’ Be Paul McCartney’s Last Album?
He addresses rumor and admits he didn’t realize what he was working on until he finished.
David Crosby Says He’s an ‘Old Idiot’ for Eddie Van Halen Tweet
He admits he “blew it” with dismissive comment just after guitarist died.
How the Doors Ignored Jail Threat to Make ‘Morrison Hotel’
Singer Jim Morrison was waiting to hear about aftermath of airplane arrest.
Angus Young Recalls AC/DC Concert for Deaf Children
Guitarist looks back at his band’s early days of playing to school audiences.