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.
Dee Snider Thinks He’s Played His Last Show
Twisted Sister frontman offered his thoughts on bands that retire only to reunite a few years later.
Scott Weiland’s Son Determined to ‘Do Better’ After Drugs Battle
Noah Weiland returns to music after experience that helped him understand his late dad better.
Kirk Hammett ‘Shocked’ When Metallica Encouraged His Solo EP
Ban on personal projects was the main reason Jason Newsted quit in 2001.
Jason Newsted Considers Quitting Interviews Over Van Halen Quotes
Former Metallica bassist “really, really not happy” after press chat didn’t go to plan.
How RHCP’s Flea Learned to Love His Relationship With Chad Smith
Bassist used to feel "weird" that he barely spoke to his bandmate.
Ozzy Osbourne Tried to Get Jimmy Page on New Album
Chad Smith reveals failed bid to have Led Zeppelin icon contribute to ‘Ordinary Man’ follow-up.
Chad Smith Denies Being Scared of ‘Haunted’ Chili Peppers Studio
Drummer refused to move into Hollywood mansion to record 'Blood Sugar Sex Magik' with bandmates.
When Taylor Hawkins Nearly Quit Foo Fighters
Late drummer wound up in dispute with Dave Grohl as they worked on 'One by One' album.
Slash, Elton John, Wolfgang Van Halen Sing for Taylor Hawkins
Peers of late Foo Fighters drummer pay tribute with live performances and poetry.
Noel Gallagher Says Bands Like Oasis Can’t Happen Today
He believes working class hopefuls have been priced out of music.
Eddie Vedder Tells Fans His COVID Was ‘Pretty Serious’
Pearl Jam frontman says he saw his life flash before him.
Wolfgang Van Halen Won’t Need Five Years for Next Mammoth WHV LP
He’s "very ready" to complete album in "a couple of months" later in 2022.