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.
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.
Styx ‘Pretty Well Into’ Writing New Album
Tommy Shaw says follow-up to ‘The Mission’ is on the way.
The Troubled Creation of Van Halen’s ‘Amsterdam’
Clashes over ‘Balance’ track didn’t end in the studio.
Watch Joey Kramer Being Refused Entry to Aerosmith Rehearsal
Drummer tells security staff members they’re just doing their job.
How Norman Greenbaum Wrote ‘Spirit in the Sky’ in 15 Minutes
He recalls lyrics coming together quickly, including a line that offended some people.
Neil Peart: Family Man
From his parents to the tragedy of his first family and the creation of his second, late Rush drummer lived for his relatives.
Sammy Hagar, Rick Springfield to Lead Eddie Money Tribute Show
February concert also features George Thorogood, John Waite and Mickey Thomas, with more to be announced.
Robert Plant Might Use Podcasts to Release Unheard Music
Singer reflects on “double-edged sword” experience of talking about his songs in ‘Digging Deep’ shows.