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.
Brian Johnson Discusses Writer’s Block on His First AC/DC Album
Singer recalls “weather report” inspiration for “Hell’s Bells” in Dan Rather interview.
How Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Free Bird’ Got Longer and Longer
Gary Rossington remembers how signature song came from slow start to fast finish.
David Byrne Launches Good News Magazine
‘Reasons to Be Cheerful’ publication opens with articles covering art hub, business ethics and nuclear power.
Listen to Clip of Joan Jett’s New NFL Theme
New take of “I Hate Myself for Loving You” to open broadcasts for upcoming season.
Watch Meat Loaf Join the ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Cast On Stage
This marks the singer's first public performance in two years.
‘Holy S––-!’: Def Leppard React to Las Vegas Stage Set
Behind-the-scenes video shows band’s first reaction to Sin City residency venue.
Joe Perry Explains His ‘Writing Paradigm’ With Steven Tyler
Aerosmith bandmates forged their format during year-long apartment share in their early days.
Couple on Woodstock Album Cover Is Still Together
Subjects of iconic 1969 photo didn’t know it had been taken until they saw it on LP sleeve the following year.
Def Leppard Launch ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency: Set List, Video
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers kicked off their latest Las Vegas stint in emphatic fashion.
Duane Allman’s ‘Layla’ Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million
The 1957 Gibson Les Paul had been with same owner since 1977.