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.
James Hetfield on ‘…And Justice For All’ Mix – ‘We Were Fried. We Were Burnt’
Metallica frontman reflects on mixing decisions that keep returning to haunt the band.
How ‘I Hate Myself for Loving You’ Became Joan Jett’s Hugest Song
The 1988 song went from moderate hit to football anthem decades later.
What the Beatles Did After ‘Abbey Road’ Cover Shoot
Roadie’s diary reveals how bandmates went their separate ways when they found themselves with three hours to spare.
K.K. Downing Gives Up on Judas Priest Reunion Hopes
Guitarist says he has to “accept that and just move forward” eight years after he quit.
John Fogerty Is First Artist to Quit Woodstock 50
No previously announced musician is contractually obliged to appear at festival in new location.
Could K.K. Downing Rejoin Judas Priest After Festival Appearance?
Former Manowar guitarist Ross the Boss says he has “ulterior motive” for U.K. guest spot in August.
Steve Harris: Remember Iron Maiden as a ‘Bloody Good Live Band’
Bassist cares more about live energy onstage than being inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Watch Ringo Starr Guest on Paul McCartney’s U.S. Tour Finale
Joe Walsh also makes appearance at Dodger Stadium show.
Steve Harris Says Iron Maiden Didn’t Deserve Their Grammy Win
Bassist argues that “El Dorado” isn’t as good as their three other nominated songs.
Blue Oyster Cult Sign Deal for New Album
Half of the songs already written for 15th studio LP, due in 2020.