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.
Rush Music Sales Rise by More Than 2,000 Percent
Neil Peart’s death means albums and songs are expected to return to charts.
Mark Knopfler Remembers the Real Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits frontman says only “three or four” people saw London pub show despite “fictitious” claims.
Neil Peart: Family Man
From his parents to the tragedy of his first family and the creation of his second, late Rush drummer lived for his relatives.
Bruce Dickinson Joins the Royal Air Force
Iron Maiden singer becomes honorary group captain and plans to join service sword fencing team.
Motley Crue and Def Leppard Members Recall Bands’ Car Crashes
Nikki Sixx and Joe Elliott recall how incidents involving Vince Neil and Rick Allen affected them.
Sammy Hagar, Rick Springfield to Lead Eddie Money Tribute Show
February concert also features George Thorogood, John Waite and Mickey Thomas, with more to be announced.
Robert Plant Might Use Podcasts to Release Unheard Music
Singer reflects on “double-edged sword” experience of talking about his songs in ‘Digging Deep’ shows.
Ozzy Osbourne Reveals ‘Ordinary Man’ Album Details
February release features guest appearances from Elton John and Slash, with Duff McKagan and Chad Smith.
Listen to Ozzy Osbourne’s Elton John Collaboration ‘Ordinary Man’
Title track from February album also features Slash.
Metallica, Elton John and Others Donate to Australia Fire Funds
Queen linked with benefit concert next month as more than $140 million is raised.