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.
Eddie Van Halen Cheered Wolfgang When He Threw Pumpkin at Teacher
Son recalls moment that demonstrated guitar icon’s supportive nature.
Foo Fighters Postpone Show After COVID Infection
Los Angeles concert to be rescheduled while Buckcherry call off eight tour dates as infections ramp up again.
The Real Reason Alice Cooper, Dee Snider Broadway Duet Was Canned
Twisted Sister frontman says manager blocked “Luck Be a Lady” cover.
Anthrax’s Frank Bello ‘Hunted’ His Brother’s Killer
Bassist planned to “show no mercy” after younger sibling was shot dead in 1996.
Pearl Jam’s Sudden Fame ‘Wasn’t Graceful’ Says Eddie Vedder
Singer recalls feeling that band was “just trying to get out of there alive.”
Sammy Hagar’s Dad Taught Him ‘What Not to Do’
Singer pays tribute to late alcoholic father, who boxed to “make a living for his family.”
Nikki Sixx Credits Rehearsal Room Magic for Motley Crue’s Success
Bassist cites “noise and energy” when no one else is around for making it to 40 years.
Lemmy Kilmister Booked a Motorhead Farewell Show in 1976
Lost interview reveals frontman’s doubts over band’s future at the beginning.
Watch Kiss Unmask to Play at Ace Frehley’s 1976 Wedding
Impromptu three-song set took place when their identities were still secret.
Wolfgang Van Halen Can’t Watch His ‘Distance’ Video
Song was written as he anticipated a future without his dad, Eddie Van Halen.
Small Venues Still at Risk as COVID Cash Fails to Arrive
“Not a single penny” released five months after Save Our Stages bill was passed.
Spotify Accused of Creating ‘Race to the Bottom’ With New Feature
Congressmen say Discovery Mode could force artists to accept lower royalties.