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.
Kiss File ‘The End of the Road’ Trademark Bid
Kiss made a bid to trademark the phrase “The End of the Road,” leading to speculation that a farewell is being planned.
Steven Tyler Calls on Congress to Modernize Music Industry
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler called on Congress to support a proposed law change that he said would protect the interests of future songwriters, and therefore the entire music industry.
How David Bowie Inspired His Son’s New Movie ‘Mute’
Duncan Jones’s original script for new movie “Mute” was re-written because it was too personal in exploring his relationship with father David Bowie.
Alice Cooper Recalls Two Recent Near-Death Experiences
Alice Cooper laughed off his experiences of a car crash and the Hawaiian nuclear attack warning that took place in the run-up to his 70th birthday.
Why Ozzy Osbourne Refuses to Play ‘Full Album’ Live Shows
Ozzy Osbourne revealed the reason he’d never attempt to perform any of his albums in full on stage, ahead of his farewell tour.
Tool Album Lyrics Nearly Written ‘After 11 Years of Begging’ Says Maynard James Keenan
Maynard James Keenan said he’d written the lyrics and melodies for every song but one on the long-awaited new Tool album, after “begging” for final instrumental tracks for 11 years.
Marilyn Manson Accused of Harassment by Actress Charlyne Yi
“House” actress Charlyne Yi accused Marilyn Manson of harassing her and other women in response to his latest onstage meltdown.
Jonathan Cain Calls Feud With Neal Schon a ‘Bump in the Road’
Journey keyboardist and guitarist Jonathan Cain said his 2017 feud with guitarist Neal Schon was one of many “bumps in the road” they’ve experienced during a near-40-year relationship.
‘School of Rock’ Star Tony Cavalero Lined Up to Play Ozzy Osbourne in ‘The Dirt’ Movie
'School of Rock' star Tony Cavalero is now in discussions about appearing in the Motley Crue biopic 'The Dirt' as Ozzy Osbourne.
Is This the Future of Concert Venues?
The owners of New York’s Madison Square Garden revealed plans for a new Las Vegas venue that will harness the most cutting-edge technology.
Gibson Guitar Company ‘Running Out of Time’
Gibson Brands, Inc. – makers of the iconic Gibson guitars played by Slash among many others – is “running out of time” to resolve serious debt issues that could shut it down.
Smashing Pumpkins Say D’arcy Wretzky Refused to Join Reunion
The feud between the reuniting Smashing Pumpkins and bassist D’arcy Wretzky has taken another turn with a new band statement.