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.
Mick Mars Loves Prog Rock … Because He Can’t Play It
Former Motley Crue guitarist shares his passion for King Crimson and Gentle Giant, and reveals he once talked about joining Sparks.
Eagles Lyric Pages Valued at Over $700,000 During Court Case
Court case over handwritten pads continues after manager Irving Azoff describes band as “pampered.”
Author Aims to Save Reputation of Tragic Drummer Jim Gordon
Session hero was shunned after violently murdering his mom - but new book seeks to inspire compassion for psychotic who couldn’t control voices in his head.
Jon Anderson Is Glad He Saw ‘Spinal Tap’ Before Yes’ 90125 Tour
Singer says he’d have taken “upside down” road trip too seriously without the influence of cult rockumentary.
Bruce Dickinson: If I Relived My Life, I’d Still Quit Iron Maiden
Singer also discusses challenge of singing “bloody difficult" Iron Maiden lyrics.
Classic Rock Stars Dominate First Week of Rock Hall Fan Voting
Over 835,000 votes were submitted in the first week of polling.
Helix Drummer Greg ‘Fritz’ Hinz Dead After Secret Cancer Battle
The band’s answer to David Lee Roth had been diagnosed in 2023, bandmate Brian Vollmer confirms.
Brian Wilson Has Dementia, Family Applies for Conservatorship
Beach Boys visionary will remain free to do anything he wants to if judge allows legal move following the death of his wife and manager Melinda.
Hear Slash Add Vietnam-Era Vibe to Dandy Warhols’ New Single
Guns N’ Roses guitarist called in for “I’d Like to Help You With Your Problem” after band accepted they couldn’t play what they needed.
Robert Plant Is Struggling to Write Songs: ‘I Can’t Find Words’
Singer says it’s difficult to come up with words for the modern world, but he’s working to get his groove back.