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.
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.
Motorhead Survivors Preparing Lemmy Tribute Shows
Guitarist Phil Campbell reveals he and drummer Mickey Dee will perform select shows with guests.
Liam Gallagher Says He Can’t Play ‘Wonderwall’ on Guitar
The ex-Oasis frontman accepts that his son is a better guitarist than him.
When Metallica Found Out They Had to Live in Their Rehearsal Room
Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian recalled his first meeting with the future thrash icons.
Slash Recalls ‘Very Surreal’ Guns N’ Roses Reunion Show
Guns N' Roses' guitarist didn’t think he’d play with Axl Rose ever again as little as two months before it happened.
Zakk Wylde Says His Drinking Problem Began with Ozzy Osbourne
Guitarist recalls joining Black Sabbath icon’s band at the age of 19: “like ‘Animal House’ on steroids.”
Joe Elliott Criticizes AC/DC’s Handling of Brian Johnson’s Hearing Problems
Def Leppard frontman discusses lineup change after deafness warning: “I wouldn’t have done it like that.”