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.
Why Jimmy Page Got ‘Jittery’ the Night After Led Zeppelin Reunion
Guitarist recalls “fun” of rehearsing with John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham for 2007 show.
Rush Go Back in Time With ‘Missing Tourbooks Collection’
New titles fill in blanks left with their first three album road trips.
Pete Townshend Asked Peter Frampton to Replace Him in the Who
Co-founder wanted to keep writing but stop touring in the ‘80s, Frampton reveals in his new memoir.
Ted Nugent Calls Tommy Lee ‘Convicted Felon, Heroin Addict’
Guitarist says he argued with Sammy Hagar TV-show producers over Motley Crue drummer.
Van Halen Producer Ted Templeman Was ‘Wrong’ About ‘Jump’
But he still isn’t a fan of the classic song, as he recalls guitarist Eddie's legacy.
John Lennon: 80 Quotes for 80 Years
A selection of things Beatles icon had to say about himself, music, fame, peace, love and life.
Reunited AC/DC ‘Would Love’ to Tour Again
Bassist Cliff Williams says lineup discussed hitting the road before coronavirus hit.
Malcolm Young Is on New AC/DC Album in Spirit, Says Brian Johnson
Singer celebrates band’s “electricity" in making of new LP.
Why Robert Plant Called Himself a ‘Golden God’
Former Led Zeppelin frontman recalls moment of “nonsense” at John Bonham party.
Jon Bon Jovi Wishes Richie Sambora ‘Had His Life Together’
But singer argues there’s an upside to his old friend’s absence from Bon Jovi.
How Mick Jagger and Pink Floyd Could Have Been in a ‘Dune’ Movie
Alejandro Jodorowski’s 20-hour ambition went unachieved in 1975, but its influence can be seen in dozens of other sci-fi movies.
Why Motley Crue’s Label Didn’t Want to Release ‘Home Sweet Home’
The record company didn't want an album with a ballad on it, but the band persevered.