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.
Why Dave Grohl Was Refused Entry Into Pantera’s Strip Club
Foo Fighters leader recalls failed pilgrimage to party with Vinnie Paul and company.
Slayer’s Gary Holt ‘Made It Through’ Coronavirus
Guitarist says he’s recovering, as Van Morrison, John Fogerty and Bandcamp respond to pandemic.
Jimmy Page Recalls Led Zeppelin’s First Rehearsal
Guitarist says all four musicians felt “profoundly connected” after 1968 gathering.
Sammy Hagar Recalls Sneaking Into Rolling Stones’ First U.S. Show
“We didn’t have any money, I’d never heard of a rock concert,” singer says of 1964 experience.
Tesla Postpone Tour Over Coronavirus
Spring shows to take place in fall, as K.K. Downing and Blaze Bayley also respond to global pandemic.
Rockers Beg People to Stay Home to Fight Coronavirus
Paul Stanley, Nikki Sixx, Neal Schon, Geddy Lee, Rob Halford and Sammy Hagar speak out as global emergency continues.
Watch Tesla Play the Beatles’ ‘We Can Work It Out’ at Abbey Road
Song appears on upcoming album ‘Five Man London Jam.’
What Tony Iommi Thinks of Van Halen and Kiss
Both bands upset Black Sabbath guitarist, but only one of their members is still a friend.
Green Day Postpone Asia Tour Over Coronavirus Outbreak
Trio vows to reschedule spring road trip with Fall Out Boy and Weezer “very soon.”
How Ozzy Osbourne Accidentally Called the Cops on Himself
Story of trying to snort a large bowl of cocaine as officers approached Bel Air house inspired new song “It’s a Raid.”