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.
Rudy Sarzo Had to Leave Ozzy Osbourne After Randy Rhoads Died
Bassist lost joy of performing “quickly” following tour tragedy.
Why Mick Jagger Jokingly Threatened Michael Anthony’s Bass Tech
Rolling Stones singer played revenge prank years after backstage incident.
Alice Cooper Recalls Jimi Hendrix Giving Him His First Joint
Guitar icon told young shock-rocker that vibrating bed was a spaceship.
Paul McCartney’s Multiple Bids to Back Out of ‘Carpool Karaoke’
James Corden told ex-Beatle behavior was “unacceptable” in run-up to celebrated 2018 TV special.
Sammy Hagar and Rick Springfield Planning ‘Beach Bar’ Tour
Rum business partners discuss post-lockdown projects; one of them has recorded two albums.
40 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Nearly Dies on Tour
‘Another Ticket’ road trip ends suddenly as alcohol takes toll on his health.
Watch Metallica Play ‘Battery’ Live on ‘Colbert’
Thrash legends mark 35th anniversary of groundbreaking album ‘Master of Puppets.’
Watch Guitar Virtuoso Cover of ‘Kashmir’ That’s Wowing Rock Stars
Paul Stanley, Tom Morello and Vernon Reid are among those who've expressed astonishment.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen Debut With His Band Mammoth WVH
He performs “Distance,” his tribute to Eddie Van Halen, on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live.’
Ted Nugent Refused Drugs From Jimi Hendrix, Keith Moon, Bon Scott
Guitarist thinks he avoided intoxication issues through “luck.”