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 Axl Rose Wound Up in ‘Scooby-Doo’
Guns N’ Roses frontman was easy to work with, says showrunner.
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Alex Van Halen: ‘There’s Nothing Left in the Music Business’
"In the old days you’d get a dollar a record, and now you get 50 cents for 275,000 streams. It’s insane. It’s wrong."
How Bryan Adams Wrote ‘War Machine’ for Kiss
Canadian is pleased to hear that song remains a regular part of band's live shows 40 years later.
David Bowie’s Son Finds Christmas Present From Dad Years Later
Scarf worn by star for introduction to TV special ‘The Snowman’ was intended as gift for Duncan Jones.
When Brian May Discovered Van Halen’s Cover of ‘Now I’m Here’
Queen guitarist only recently heard 1975 version of song he wrote the previous year.
Paul McCartney Recalls Trying Pot With Bob Dylan
He says Ringo Starr was first Beatle to try the drug in 1964.
Paul McCartney Says Elvis Is Second-Coolest Person He’s Met
He recalls how the King inspired the concept for ‘Sgt. Pepper’ in 1965.
How Robert Plant and Prince Shared a Whole Lotta Love
Led Zeppelin singer and the Purple One exchanged warms words - although late legend was less taken with Jimmy Page.
The New AC/DC Song That Gives Brian Johnson ‘Goose Bumps’
Singer says “Through the Mists of Time” is the ‘Power Up’ track where Malcolm Young’s presence is most evident.