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 Eddie Van Halen Introduced Wolfgang to AC/DC’s ‘Big Balls’
Guitarist waited until wife was away before playing the risque track for his second grade son.
Why Joe Walsh, John Entwistle Supergroup Lasted Just Five Shows
The Best singer Rick Livingstone recalls short-lived superstar experience in 1990.
Ozzy Osbourne: Cocaine Became ‘Misery Beyond Belief’
Black Sabbath singer regrets starting to use the drug as the band made ‘Vol. 4.’
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.
How the Police Helped Foo Fighters Get Their Name
Dave Grohl explains connection that he thinks would make Stewart Copeland perfect Rock Hall inductor.
Watch Elton John Fail COVID PSA Audition
He attempts unconvincing Michael Caine impersonation before movie star takes over.
Mick Fleetwood: My Cocaine Abuse Was Worse Than Stevie Nicks’
Drummer says he can’t remember two years of his life due to drugs.
How Journey’s Arnel Pineda Came to Love ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’
Singer says classic song was “waiting” for him following a “tough and cruel path” to success.
Why Rush Left Neil Peart to Write Their Lyrics
Geddy Lee recalls the early days of developing a relationship with late drummer.
Tony Iommi ‘Amazed’ by Eddie Van Halen’s Arthritis Struggle
Black Sabbath guitarist shares memories of “fabulously caring” friend.