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.
Tool Album Lyrics Nearly Written ‘After 11 Years of Begging’ Says Maynard James Keenan
Maynard James Keenan said he’d written the lyrics and melodies for every song but one on the long-awaited new Tool album, after “begging” for final instrumental tracks for 11 years.
Ozzy Osbourne Blackmailed by Venue Owner, Claims Sharon
Sharon Osbourne claimed husband Ozzy Osbourne was being blackmailed as a result of a dispute between rival event agencies.
Documentary on Former Faith No More Singer Chuck Mosley Announced
'Thanks. And Sorry' will chronicle the career upturn former Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley had shortly before his 2017 death.
Ghost Will Be ‘Even More Theatrical’ Now Identities Are Known
Ghost leader Tobias Forge rejected the suggestion that his band would present a more straightforward version of itself onstage now that his identity had been revealed.
Listen to Title Track From Judas Priest’s New ‘Firepower’ Album
Judas Priest have unveiled the title track to their upcoming 'Firepower' album.
Dave Mustaine Says Big Four Shows Without Metallica Could Happen
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is hoping the Big Four of thrash metal can share a stage again before Slayer retire – but he’s not sure Metallica will agree to take part.
Phil Anselmo to Undergo Back Surgery
The former Pantera frontman will receive treatment for “something that has been nagging me for a f---ing decade.”
Eddie Van Halen Sues to Stop ‘5150 Vault’ Documentary
Guitarist in legal bid to prevent videographer from releasing or selling abandoned 2006 material.
Three Claimants in Dispute Over Charles Manson’s Body
Three claimants are in dispute over the body of late mass murderer and cult leader Charles Manson.
David Lee Roth Impersonator Arrested on Sex Charges
A man known for pretending to be Van Halen singer David Lee Roth has been arrested on charges of having underage sex.
Dolores O’Riordan Laid to Rest
Cranberries singer hailed for "excellent performance in the gig of life itself" in live broadcast funeral before private family burial.
Former Judas Priest Drummer Dave Holland Reported Dead at 69
British musician appeared on NWOBHM band’s albums between 1979 and 1989.