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.
Paul McCartney and Rick Rubin Geek Out Over ‘Penny Lane’
Beatles icon recalls pushing trumpeter into playing beyond instrument’s range in ‘McCartney 3, 2, 1.’
Nikki Sixx Marks 20 Years of Sobriety With Uplifting Message
Motley Crue bassist dedicates Instagram post to those still struggling with addiction.
Sebastian Bach Responds to Death of Johnny Solinger
Former Skid Row singer sends condolences, adding that news coverage gave him an “awkward” moment.
Elton John Says His Parents’ Arguments Led to ‘Big Spender’ Habit
He remembers finding “solace in inanimate objects” while feeling safe in his bedroom as a child.
The ‘Awful’ End of Mick Jagger’s Memoir Project
Author recalls being “ghostwriter’s ghostwriter” before singer canceled lucrative deal.
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.”
How Guns N’ Roses’ ‘You Could Be Mine’ Tied In to ‘Terminator 2′
The 1991 single from 'Use Your Illusion' and 'Judgment Day' movie both had their roots in the '80s.
Megadeth to Remove David Ellefson’s Bass Tracks from Upcoming LP
Dave Mustaine confirms that fired co-founder’s parts will be replaced before release.
Neil Finn’s Run-In with Lindsey Buckingham Fan
Crowded House frontman only faced one negative moment after replacing guitarist in Fleetwood Mac.
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.
Jim Morrison’s Fame Led Dad to Offer Resignation From U.S. Navy
Doors legend's sister recalls how flag officer feared counterculture connection might “upset the apple cart” with his commanding superiors.
Phil Collen Predicts Vince Neil Will Regain Voice for Stadium Tour
Def Leppard guitarist says Motley Crue vocalist has time to get back on track after abandoned solo show.