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.
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.”
Alex Van Halen: ‘There’s Nothing Left in the Music Business’
"In the old days you’d get a dollar a record, and now you get 50 cents for 275,000 streams. It’s insane. It’s wrong."
How Bryan Adams Wrote ‘War Machine’ for Kiss
Canadian is pleased to hear that song remains a regular part of band's live shows 40 years later.
Kiss Confirm New Years’ Eve Show World Records
‘Kiss 2020 Goodbye’ show scores two entries for pyro effects while third awaits verification.
When Van Halen Told Bettencourt to Stop Playing ‘Silly Stuff’
Moment during first meeting proved to Extreme guitarist that his hero knew who he was.
Save Our Stages: $15 Billion COVID Rescue Package for Live Venues
Senate minority leader hails “fighting chance” offered as part of $900 billion relief plan.
Watch Unseen Beatles Footage From ‘Get Back’ Sessions
Peter Jackson presents montage from 2021 movie showing band having fun.