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 Paul McCartney Uses Teleprompter for Beatles Songs
He sometimes finds himself “on autopilot” during performances of classic tracks.
Sammy Hagar Wants to ‘Do Some Shows’ With Wolfgang Van Halen
Singer gives Eddie’s son “full support” for handling recent pressure and not making music that sounds like his dad’s.
Why Fleetwood Mac Didn’t Make a New LP When Mike Campbell Joined
Ex-Heartbreakers guitarist also recalls how he got the job with no audition.
Metallica Surprise Acoustic Livestream Watchers With Electric Set
14-song performance includes acoustic and electric sets.
Ozzy Osbourne Says He’s Never Been Closer to Tony Iommi
Guitarist’s support over past 18 months “means the world” to the singer, even though they “never got on for years.”
Is New Foo Fighters Album Called ‘Medicine at Midnight’?
Dave Grohl’s band continue teasing fans ahead of ‘SNL’ appearance.
Eddie Van Halen ‘Final Gift’ News is Fake, Says Wolfgang
Son continues attacks on people “taking advantage” of the guitarist's death.
Eddie Vedder Remains ‘In Denial’ About Chris Cornell’s Death
Pearl Jam frontman says it was the only way to deal with friend’s death so soon after his brother’s.
Matt Sorum Recalls His Under-Rehearsed First Guns N’ Roses Show
Drummer played to 140,000 people despite having no studio time with Axl Rose.
How Darrell Hammond’s Sean Connery Became Unlikely ‘SNL’ Success
Comedian says foul-mouthed impersonation of late actor was the “most popular thing” of his career.