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.
What Tony Iommi Thinks of Van Halen and Kiss
Both bands upset Black Sabbath guitarist, but only one of their members is still a friend.
When Aerosmith Created Power-Ballad Masterpiece ‘What It Takes’
Final track on ‘Pump’ cemented band’s return from ‘80s doldrums.
When Robert Plant and Ian Anderson Settled Feud They Never Had
Jethro Tull leader recalls “absurd” rumor that’s followed him for decades.
20 Years Ago: David Letterman Returns After Heart Surgery
‘Late Show’ host jokes about emergency procedure after five weeks of recuperation.
How Ozzy Osbourne Accidentally Called the Cops on Himself
Story of trying to snort a large bowl of cocaine as officers approached Bel Air house inspired new song “It’s a Raid.”
Listen to Ozzy Osbourne’s New Album ‘Ordinary Man’ in Full
Twelfth LP released after worst year of his life.
Ozzy Osbourne Compares ‘Ordinary Man’ to Black Sabbath Debut
He enthuses about capturing “so much joy” in unexpected LP project.
David Crosby, Joe Walsh Show to Mark Kent State Shootings Anniversary
May performance to include Barnstorm reunion.
Watch the Who Mess Up New Song ‘Break the News’
Low-key club performance comes to a stop as Roger Daltrey admits he's "completely lost.”
Huey Lewis Reveals His Two Biggest ‘80s Regrets
He rejected Coca-Cola deal worth millions and refused to record a song Bob Dylan sent him.
Watch Joey Kramer Return to Aerosmith
Drummer takes stage in Las Vegas after fallout led to lawsuit.
Jeff Lynne Recalls Visiting the Beatles at Abbey Road
ELO leader was a fan long before he collaborated with surviving members.