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.
Freddie Mercury’s ‘Wonderful Solution’ for Equality in Queen
Roger Taylor admits four-way split deal “didn’t go that well for me.”
ZZ Top Warns Fans About ‘Outrageous’ Fake Dusty Hill Merchandise
Band tell fans to avoid "sad and unfortunate" scams.
Why Steven Van Zandt Quit the E Street Band
“Underboss” says he should “never have left” as he details departure and return in new book.
Brian May Duets With Younger Self in ‘Back to the Light’ Video
Queen guitarist goes back in time to join his own 1992 concert.
Billy Gibbons’ Teenage Radio Slipper Scam
ZZ Top frontman recalls moneyspinning radio stunt that gave him his “Reverend” nickname.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Royalty Checks Are a ‘Joke’
Band didn’t get a penny until 1998 despite selling millions of albums, singer reports.
Why Steven Van Zandt Had to ‘Bring Bad News’ to Bruce Springsteen
E Street Band guitarist says he had “obligation” to argue against 1987 track “Ain’t Got You.”
Why Robert Plant Hates the Ukulele
Singer recalls on-tour experience and reinforces his refusal to write a memoir.
Robert Plant’s Lockdown Dreams About John Bonham
Singer says he found himself in “amazing landscapes” with late bandmate, father and son.
That Time Peter Frampton Wrote Two Hits in One Day
He came up with “Show Me the Way” and “Baby, I Love Your Way” at Bahamas hideaway.
How Winger’s Career Collapsed Over Just Eight Months
Guitarist Reb Beach had to sell his Florida home less than a year after buying it.
Pete Townshend Fears New Who Music Will Miss ‘Mood of the Moment’
Guitarist says their “old-fashioned” approach requires two years for album while younger artists release songs in weeks.
The Real Reason Alice Cooper, Dee Snider Broadway Duet Was Canned
Twisted Sister frontman says manager blocked “Luck Be a Lady” cover.
Kiss Consultant Predicts Brand Will Be Sold to ‘Conglomerate’
Catalog adviser discusses band’s future without Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.
Bruce Dickinson’s Spoken Word Show Inspired by Quentin Crisp
Iron Maiden frontman took cue-card idea from English writer-actor.
Nikki Sixx Marks 20 Years of Sobriety With Uplifting Message
Motley Crue bassist dedicates Instagram post to those still struggling with addiction.