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.
Why Geezer Butler Came Out of Retirement for Deadland Ritual
Black Sabbath veteran had considered solo album before joining band with Matt Sorum, Steve Stevens and Franky Perez.
Foreigner Search for Fan Who Inspired ‘Juke Box Hero’
V.I.P. experience waiting at musical premiere for person who went backstage around 1980.
Huey Lewis and the News Sign Deal for First Album in 10 Years
10th LP due for release in the spring, although doubts remain over frontman’s ability to tour.
Tony Iommi Recalls ‘Nightmare’ of Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabotage’
1975 album was recorded during legal battle with manager, with sessions interrupted by lawyers.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Producer Hails Rami Malek for ‘Driving Train’ Through Director’s Firin…
Queen biopic star was the only actor ever signed up to play Freddie Mercury, says Graham King.
Ozzy Osbourne Marks Bat-Biting Anniversary with Plush Toy
Souvenir with detachable head celebrates moment he created a rock legend on stage.
Michael Schenker, Ian Gillan, Rory Gallagher Drummer Ted McKenna Dead at 68
Scots veteran passes away ahead of U.S. tour and second Michael Schenker Fest album.
Terminally Ill Lee Kerslake Gets His Ozzy Platinum Discs
Drummer’s “bucket list” request for ‘80s sales recognition is granted.
Why Joe Walsh Abandoned Oboe For Guitar
Eagles icon recalls the reason he chose woodwind instrument at school - and why he changed his mind.
New Vinnie Vincent Singer Hints at Tour Dates
Jim Crean has previously worked with Carmine Appice, who’s also part of former Kiss guitarist’s band.
Roger Daltrey Recalls Tearful Calls From Keith Moon
The Who singer says larger-than-life drummer could be “incredibly tragic,” especially toward the end of his life.
Kiss to Play First Club Show in 20 Years
Debut appearance at L.A.’s Whisky A Go Go ties in with farewell tour and SiriusXM channel launch.