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.
The Phone Call That Began the End of Sammy Hagar and Van Halen
2AM conversation in 1995 reminded singer of the way he was thrown out of Montrose.
What Jimmy Page Told Steve Lukather When They First Met
Toto guitarist thought Led Zeppelin leader wanted to talk to Eddie Van Halen - but he was wrong.
When AC/DC Hunted the Loch Ness Monster
Brian Johnson recalls trip to Scotland with Malcolm Young and a box of fireworks.
Stevie Nicks Went to ICU After Rock Hall Induction
She recalls suffering early symptoms of pneumonia during gala-night performance.
Neal Schon Wants Journey’s New LP to Be ‘Diverse’ Like ‘Escape’
"The band is on fire, man," guitarist says. "I’m excited about this record. I believe we’ll start releasing things after the new year.”
Watch Bruce Springsteen React to Getting His Own Emoji
Bemused Boss admits he’s “not really sure what that exactly means.”
Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers Have Discussed Reunion Possibility
Drummer Steve Ferrone says the band thought final tour should have been postponed.
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.