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.
Clutch Announce ‘Book of Bad Decisions’ LP Release Date
The Maryland-based rock band will release its 12th album later this year. You can watch the first video now.
Chris Cornell’s Widow Says Death Probe Led to ‘Vile’ Conspiracies
The late Soundgarden singer's wife says a “botched investigation” led to the family being exposed to “all sorts of false accusations."
Watch Paul Rodgers Discuss His Blues Roots With Sammy Hagar
The Bad Company singer talks about how much he loves the blues in an exclusive clip from Sammy Hagar's 'Rock & Roll Road Trip.'
Watch Dickey Betts Return From Retirement
The former Allman Brothers Band guitarist had second thoughts about walking away from it all and just played his first show in four years.
Richie Sambora Wanted Bon Jovi to Be More of a Band
The guitarist suggested he started becoming unhappy with the way the band was progressing as early as 1985.
Elton John to Perform at Royal Wedding
Ah, so this explains that "scheduling conflict" after two Las Vegas shows were postponed.
Toto Collected Hotel Toiletries From Their Tour and Donated Them
Toto made good use of the complementary hotel toiletries during their recent European tour by collecting every item and donating them to a women’s charity in Glasgow.
John Lennon’s Sister Wants Beatles Fans to Buy Parts of Strawberry Field
John Lennon’s sister is leading a campaign to offer Beatles fans the chance to own a part of Strawberry Field, and support a benefit campaign in the process.
Talking Heads Producer Recalls Recording Wrong Guitarist
Veteran producer Steve Lillywhite recalled the moment a case of mistaken identity resulted in Talking Heads starting to record an album track with someone who turned out to be a messenger.
Ghost’s Tobias Forge Says Fans ‘Lack Perspective’ on Rock’s Future
Ghost frontman Tobias Forge used the debate over Kiss continuing without any original members to argue that rock fans have a “lack of perspective” when it comes to the future of the genre.
Steven Adler Says He Saved Nikki Sixx During ‘Kickstart My Heart’ Drama
Former Guns N ‘Roses drummer Steven Adler said he, and not emergency medical technicians, saved Motley Crue member Nikki Sixx when the bassist overdosed in 1987.
Chris Cornell’s Widow Asks Fans to ‘Light a Candle’ on Anniversary of His Death
Vicky Cornell, widow of late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, announced a vigil ceremony to mark the first anniversary of his death.