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.
Jason Newsted Says Megadeth Talk Was ‘Interesting for a Minute’
Former Metallica bassist says he’s capable of returning to heavy music - if he wants to.
Why Freddie Mercury Rejected His First Queen Recordings
Brian May says singer was “out of control” during early demo sessions.
Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Still Loves Looking Back to Early Days: Exclusive Interview
Drummer picks his favorite exhibit from L.A. show, and discusses plans more touring.
Rick Rubin Regrets ‘Weird’ Time Working on AC/DC’s ‘Ballbreaker’
Producer says “dream-come-true” experience collapsed over studio choice.
Why ‘Becoming Led Zeppelin’ Left Jimmy Page Lost For Words
Guitarist thanks fans for their “love” and “joy” after he attended two documentary screenings.
Bruce Dickinson Hopes For ‘Tea Break’ in Long Iron Maiden Song
Singer discusses prog inspiration behind band’s epic-length tracks on latest album 'Senjutsu.'
Roger Waters ‘Went Apes—’ Over Kids Picked for ‘The Wall’ Show
He recalls looking at San Diego choir and thinking: “These are not my kids.”
Steve Perry Announces Holiday Album ‘The Season’
Listen to "I'll Be Home for Christmas" from LP that singer hopes will make fans feel "teleported."
Nicko McBrain Offered to Quit Iron Maiden After Live Mistake
Drummer decided to avoid being fired over “Flight of Icarus” error in 1984.
Eric Carr’s Sister Recalls His Final Kiss Video
Cancer-stricken drummer had to wear wig for “God Gave Rock and Roll to You” promo shoot.
INXS’s Tim Farriss Lost ‘More Than a Finger’ in Boat Accident
Guitarist waits for decision in “career-ending injury” case.
David Crosby Reveals the ‘One Thing’ He Didn’t Do Wrong
Veteran admits he’s “mystified” about his voice lasting so well.