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.
Neil Peart’s Life ‘Ended the Way He Wanted’ Says Friend
Donna Halper, who helped Rush get their U.S. record deal, hails late drummer’s bravery.
5 Reasons Motorhead Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
As if Lemmy Kilmister wasn’t all the reasons ever needed.
Why Eagles Referenced Steely Dan in ‘Hotel California’
“Joke sculpture” approach to lyrics inspired Don Henley and Glenn Frey’s attempts to expand their horizons.
Motley Crue Don’t Need Radio Airplay Says Manager
Allen Kovac discusses band’s 21st-century business model after only two classic rock acts appear on Billboard’s chart of the decade.
Rolling Stones Launch 130 Unreleased Clips From 1969
YouTube launch appears to be bid to extend copyright lifetime, suggesting they won’t be online long.
Duff McKagan: Izzy Stradlin Just Didn’t Want to Return to Guns N’ Roses
Bassist says it’s good that Slash connected with Richard Fortus after classic-era colleague didn’t take part in reunion.
Joe Elliott Says New Def Leppard Music Is ‘Not That Important’
Singer reports band is writing material, but ticket sales prove more people want live shows.
Pink Floyd’s Battle With Paul McCartney at Knebworth
David Gilmour and colleagues recall moments from big British show, plus backstage threats in Venice.
Jon Bon Jovi on Richie Sambora: ‘His Choices Have Led Him Astray’
Bon Jovi frontman argues that the band was never dependent on a guitar player.
New AC/DC Album Is Coming, Says Dee Snider
Former Twisted Sister singer reports that new LP will feature Malcolm Young recordings along with “all four surviving members.”