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.
Michael Anthony Nixes Van Halen Reunion
Bassist says reconnection with former bandmates is “not gonna happen.”
Nikki Sixx Reveals What Surprised Him Most About ‘The Dirt’ Movie
Motley Crue bassist didn’t expect the pain of seeing his relationship with his mother on screen.
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 Idol Risked His Sight for ‘Eyes Without a Face’
The singer was bandaged up for two days while his corneas healed.
How Billy Gibbons Named ZZ Top
Band leader was inspired by posters that filled band’s hangout room.