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.
40 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Release ‘She’s So Cold’
Second single from ‘Emotional Rescue’ was another hit on the disco chart.
Ronnie Wood Recalls Giving Up Drinking and Drugs
Watch Rolling Stone discuss his “brave move” in 2009 — and why it worked this time.
When Joe Walsh Stole Ted Nugent’s Drummer
Joe Vitale recalls Nugent being "really sweet" about future Eagle recruiting him for Barnstorm.
Ozzy Osbourne ‘More Than Shocked’ by ‘Suicide Solution’ Lawsuit
Singer recalls being swamped by media at airport and not knowing why in 1986.
Jimmy Page on Panned Led Zeppelin Show: ‘Maybe They Were Stoned’
Guitarist offers five reasons why 1971 California concert "wasn't a very good communion."
When the Beatles Overcame Doubts to Release ‘Yesterday’
Paul McCartney was worried that he’d stolen classic track, and his bandmates feared it would look like a split.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls ‘Peaceful’ Murder Bid on Sharon
Black Sabbath icon was on drugs when he choked his wife in 1989.
Ozzy Osbourne No Longer Wants Another Black Sabbath Show
Frontman says band is “done” and work on new solo album remains on hold due to producer’s COVID-19.
Paul McCartney Reveals Naughty Message in Beatles Song
Phrase in “Sun King” means more than it seems - especially in Liverpool, he says.
The Night Ace Frehley Saved a Blues Brothers Show
Kiss guitarist recalled how he and John Belushi bonded over love of music, alcohol and drugs.