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.
How Eddie Van Halen Introduced Wolfgang to AC/DC’s ‘Big Balls’
Guitarist waited until wife was away before playing the risque track for his second grade son.
Listen to Gary Moore’s Previously Unreleased ‘In My Dreams’
10th anniversary of the guitarist's death marked with new album ‘How Blue Can You Get.’
Why Joe Walsh, John Entwistle Supergroup Lasted Just Five Shows
The Best singer Rick Livingstone recalls short-lived superstar experience in 1990.
Could Brian Wilson, Barry Gibb Love-In Lead to Collaboration?
Beach Boy and Bee Gee share messages of mutual appreciation on social media.
When Chrissie Hynde Gave $100k of Rush Limbaugh’s Money to PETA
Pretenders leader established middle ground with right-wing radio host who had a fan in her dad.
Tony Iommi Recalls Black Sabbath’s ‘Dying Cat’ Studio Session
They brought violin and cello to record track for ‘Vol. 4’ then realized there was more to it.
Why Didn’t Damn Yankees Release Their Album ‘Bravo’?
Guitarist and songwriter Damon Johnson recalls working on record that ended up “lukewarm.”
Why Dave Grohl Didn’t Abandon the Foo Fighters for Tom Petty
He says an invitation to tour as the Heartbreakers’ drummer would have made him “sad.”
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Former Iron Maiden Guitarist Didn’t Expect Rock Hall Namecheck
Guitarist who appeared on debut album laments he’s “never had a lot of luck” with his former band.