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.
Why Dave Mustaine Ignores Clause in His Record Contract
Megadeth leader explains why he’s writing more songs than required for the band’s 16th album.
Hear Motley Crue’s New ‘Ride With the Devil’ and ‘Crash and Burn’
Songs appear on soundtrack to ‘The Dirt’ biopic.
Vince Neil’s Struggle to Cope With Daughter Skylar’s Death
Aggressive cancer took four-year-old Skylar while singer fought with ex bandmates and estranged wife.
How Stevie Nicks Learned to ’Stuff’ Poetry Into Songs
Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills and Nash albums provided early influence.
Ted Nugent Announces 2019 Summer U.S. Tour
Thirteen dates have been announced for 'The Music Made Me Do It Again!' road trip.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
Fleetwood Mac Split With Lindsey Buckingham Was ‘Only Route’
Christine McVie says reactivation of feud with Steve Nicks led band to fear a total breakup.
Jerry Lee Lewis ‘Expected to Fully Recover’ From Stroke
Veteran plans return to work after being moved from hospital to rehabilitiation center.
How Queen Rescued Kansas From a Lousy Opening Spot
Phil Ehart recalls the ‘Sheer Heart Attack’ road trip in 1974, which left them unhappy until they spoke to Brian May.
How Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band Saved Him From Alcoholism
Ex-Beatle recalls fear of returning to work: “I couldn’t play sober, but I also couldn’t play as a drunk.”