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.
AC/DC Launch New ‘PWR/UP’ Website and Newsletter
Teaser campaign may confirm title of new song or album.
The Metallica Song Lars Ulrich Never Wants to Hear Again
Drummer explains why he doesn't listen to his own band much.
40 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Release ‘She’s So Cold’
Second single from ‘Emotional Rescue’ was another hit on the disco chart.
Lenny Kravitz Discovered Weed and Led Zeppelin the Same Moment
He recalls enjoying his first high just as a friend played “Black Dog” on boombox.
Watch David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Movie Trailer
New version of acclaimed Broadway show airs on HBO in October.
Uriah Heep and Ozzy Osbourne Drummer Lee Kerslake Dead at 73
Drummer with Uriah Heep, Ozzy Osbourne and others, died after a battle with cancer.
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Has a New Addiction: Online Shopping
Singer says he sometimes doesn't know what he ordered until it arrives.
Jimi Hendrix: 50 Quotes For 50 Years
A look back at some of the icon’s most memorable comments on life, love and music.
Why Kirk Hammett Can’t Quit Metallica
Guitarist explains why there would be no point in trying to escape band’s legacy.
Was Warrant’s ‘Cherry Pie’ Video as Sexist as It Seemed?
Notorious it may be, but the clip helped the band reach its height.
How the Metallica Movie ‘Some Kind of Monster’ Lucked Out
Lars Ulrich explains why 2004 film managed to connect with so many people.
Mick Jagger Admits the Rolling Stones Have Been ‘Lazy’
Singer cites example of lost ‘Goats Head Soup’ tracks and also says people should take his quotes with “pinch of salt.”