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.
Vince Neil’s Struggle to Cope With Daughter Skylar’s Death
Aggressive cancer took four-year-old Skylar while singer fought with ex bandmates and estranged wife.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
Jerry Lee Lewis ‘Expected to Fully Recover’ From Stroke
Veteran plans return to work after being moved from hospital to rehabilitiation center.
How Queen Rescued Kansas From a Lousy Opening Spot
Phil Ehart recalls the ‘Sheer Heart Attack’ road trip in 1974, which left them unhappy until they spoke to Brian May.
Geezer Butler ‘Went Nuts’ After Black Sabbath Retired
Bassist recalls how he stopped enjoying retirement, which led to joining Deadland Ritual.
Nikki Sixx Says Stage Set Anger Was ‘Misdirected’ at Kiss
Motley Crue bassist remains upset with production company over “exact reenactment” of “grand finale.”
How Billy Gibbons Named ZZ Top
Band leader was inspired by posters that filled band’s hangout room.
Just How Close Did Dimebag Come to Joining Megadeth?
Dave Mustaine reflects how “fate would have completely changed” with one different move.
Brian May Hated the ‘Vitriol and Dishonesty’ Surrounding Oscars
Queen guitarist slams “vindictive sickness” that shocked him into silence despite ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ success.
Gene Simmons Said Rock Was Dead … in 1993
Vain frontman recalls surprise phone call from Kiss member as grunge movement took hold.