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.
Watch ‘Star Wars’-Themed Tribute to Eddie Van Halen
YouTuber creates animation of Jawa playing “Eruption.”
Zebra’s Randy Jackson Recalls Brushes With Led Zeppelin Members
Singer recalls stories involving John Bonham and Robert Plant.
Stephen Pearcy Wants Classic Ratt Reunion for One Last Album
Singer says he’s on speaking terms with Bobby Blotzer and Warren DeMartini.
Black Crowes Were Forced to Record Debut Album Clean and Sober
Chris Robinson recalls they couldn’t afford drink or drugs during ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ sessions.
Watch Brian May and Roger Taylor’s New Year’s Eve TV Appearance
Queen members take part in star-studded rendition of Japanese hit “Endless Rain.”
Kiss Confirm New Years’ Eve Show World Records
‘Kiss 2020 Goodbye’ show scores two entries for pyro effects while third awaits verification.
Watch Van Halen and Leslie West Play ‘Mississippi Queen’ Live
Guitar greats demonstrated their connection during a mid-'90s update of Mountain's signature song.
When Brian May Discovered Van Halen’s Cover of ‘Now I’m Here’
Queen guitarist only recently heard 1975 version of song he wrote the previous year.
Tony Iommi Recalls Black Sabbath’s Spooky ‘Fifth Member’
Guitarist says the band was accompanied by “over-self” and cites “loneliness” as one reason for breakup.
Paul McCartney Names His Favorite Beatles Song
He says “comedy record” is his top choice, as he praises new Foo Fighters track.
Metallica Have Forgotten First Meeting With Kirk Hammett
Guitarist says James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich don’t remember backstage moment in 1982.
Brian May’s ‘Moment of Great Joy’ in Studio With Eddie Van Halen
Guitarist described spontaneous 1983 ‘Star Fleet Project’ sessions as "exhilarating."