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.
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.
Eddie Van Halen, Neil Peart and Others in Annual ‘Sgt Pepper’ Montage
British artist Chris Barker releases the 2020 edition of his tribute to public figures who have died during the year.
The Moment Angus Young Always Tries to Revisit Onstage
AC/DC guitarist says he aims performance at youngest people in the crowd.
Why the Doors’ Manager Regularly Disappoints Fans
He's often visited by fans who think they own a “Holy Grail” bootleg tape.
When AC/DC Hunted the Loch Ness Monster
Brian Johnson recalls trip to Scotland with Malcolm Young and a box of fireworks.
Stevie Nicks Went to ICU After Rock Hall Induction
She recalls suffering early symptoms of pneumonia during gala-night performance.
Ace Frehley Says Kiss Bandmates ‘Missed Out’ by Not Partying
Former Kiss guitarist recalls fun times with Rush that Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley didn’t share.