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.
Sammy Hagar Says He ‘Inherited’ His Van Halen Era Songs
Singer discusses the “magic” of ‘5150’ album on its 33rd anniversary.
Toto and ‘Us': The Unlikely Horror Movie Connection
Band provided soundtrack for ambitious Hands Across America charity event, which inspired smash hit feature film.
Introducing Motley Crue’s Early Mystery Man, Greg Leon
Early guitarist can be seen in ‘The Dirt’ being fired by Mick Mars, but there’s much more to his story.
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.
Metallica and San Francisco Symphony to Play Together Again
September concert will mark 20th anniversary of ’S&M’ album.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Editor Responds to Oscar Criticism
John Ottman admits he hates sequence that caused complaints with 60 cuts in two minutes.
Lenny Kravitz Recalls ‘Fluid’ Studio Experience With Slash
Former schoolmates wrote “Always on the Run” after Guns N’ Roses guitarist was allowed only one take on “Fields of Joy” solo.
New Metallica Album Coming ‘Sooner Than Previous Two’
Robert Trujillo hopes 11th LP will be “culmination” of ‘Death Magnetic’ and ‘Hardwired … To Self-Destruct.’
Watch Bret Michaels’ New ‘Unbroken’ Video
Poison frontman’s latest song was co-written with youngest daughter Jorja.