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.
40 Years Ago: Eagles’ ‘Desperado’ Ends Office Hostage Standoff
Armed trucker holed up in record-company office until radio station played classic song.
What Rob Halford Learned From Robert Plant
Judas Priest frontman names his favorite singers and recalls last time he saw Lemmy Kilmister.
What Tony Iommi Thinks of Van Halen and Kiss
Both bands upset Black Sabbath guitarist, but only one of their members is still a friend.
How ZZ Top’s Weirdest Song Was Inspired by Phil Donahue
“Manic Mechanic” came about after Billy Gibbons heard disguised voice on TV show.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls Cocaine Trip With Lemmy Kilmister
Shows with Motorhead were canceled after the pair indulged for a week.
The Doors’ Robby Krieger Announces ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown’ Album
Listen to “The Drift” from April LP ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown.”
How Bill and Ted Perfected Their Dancing at Stevie Nicks’ Ranch
Actor Alex Winter recalls choreographed movie opening that didn’t make the final cut.
David Lee Roth Shrugs Off Voice Criticisms
Singer says he’s “never had any delusions” about his vocal abilities.
The Time Gene Simmons Issued a Bomb Threat
Hotel staff called SWAT team after he vowed to blow up building.
Watch Joey Kramer Return to Aerosmith
Drummer takes stage in Las Vegas after fallout led to lawsuit.
New ZZ Top Album ‘Coming Up’ Says Billy Gibbons
Plans set to work with Rick Rubin in Texas studio.
Watch Aerosmith Star in New Las Vegas TV Commercial
Steven Tyler leads fans through chant of city slogan.