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.
How Eagles Resisted Hollywood Bid for ‘Hotel California’ Movie
Life imitated art when drug-fueled producer met Glenn Frey and Don Henley.
When Tom Morello Became a Stripper to Buy a Hot Tub
Rage Against the Machine guitarist recalls desperate attempt to improve his dating life.
Why Dave Grohl Didn’t Abandon the Foo Fighters for Tom Petty
He says an invitation to tour as the Heartbreakers’ drummer would have made him “sad.”
How the Police Helped Foo Fighters Get Their Name
Dave Grohl explains connection that he thinks would make Stewart Copeland perfect Rock Hall inductor.
Judas Priest Wondered If They Were Guilty of Subliminal Messaging
Bassist Ian Hill recalls 1990 trial when lawyers put band in doubt of its own innocence.
Watch ‘Star Wars’-Themed Tribute to Eddie Van Halen
YouTuber creates animation of Jawa playing “Eruption.”
Dave Grohl’s Teenage Christmas on Mushrooms
He says releasing a Foo Fighters holiday single would signal their split.
Paul McCartney Recalls Trying Pot With Bob Dylan
He says Ringo Starr was first Beatle to try the drug in 1964.
Listen to Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen’s Debut Single
Iron Maiden and Winery Dogs guitarists reveal “Taking My Chances” from long-rumored collaboration.
Greta Van Fleet Announce New Album ‘The Battle at Garden’s Gate’
New song “Age of Machine” advances “sophisticated” second LP.