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.
Duff McKagan Says He Took Control of Panic Attacks
Guns N’ Roses bassist recalls turning his “greatest weakness” into a “teachable moment.”
How Stevie Nicks Learned to ’Stuff’ Poetry Into Songs
Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills and Nash albums provided early influence.
Ted Nugent Announces 2019 Summer U.S. Tour
Thirteen dates have been announced for 'The Music Made Me Do It Again!' road trip.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
Metallica and San Francisco Symphony to Play Together Again
September concert will mark 20th anniversary of ’S&M’ album.
Fleetwood Mac Split With Lindsey Buckingham Was ‘Only Route’
Christine McVie says reactivation of feud with Steve Nicks led band to fear a total breakup.
How David Gilmour Wound Up Mixing Jimi Hendrix’s Live Sound
Pink Floyd icon took on last-minute job at Isle of Wight Festival in 1970.
David Bowie’s First ‘Starman’ Demo Up For Auction
A friend of guitarist Mick Ronson marked this 1971 recording as “rehearsal tape,” then forgot he had it.
When Gene Simmons Dressed as Lynda Carter For a Strange B-Movie
It's still unclear why he replicated the ‘Wonder Woman’ star’s outfit to play a hermaphrodite movie villain.
How Billy Idol Risked His Sight for ‘Eyes Without a Face’
The singer was bandaged up for two days while his corneas healed.
Alice Cooper Chasing ‘Detroit Sound’ for New Album, EP
Bob Seger, Suzi Quatro and ‘70s bandmates lined up to appear on releases planned for this year and next.
Roger Daltrey Explains Why Pete Townshend Smashed Guitars
Who frontman says trademark stage performance “was not about the visual.”