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.
Rob Halford Says ‘You’ve Gotta Be a Fighter’ Through Health Struggles
Judas Priest singer Rob Halford has cited bandmate Glenn Tipton along with late icons Lemmy Kilmister and Ronnie James Dio as inspirations for their approach toward their health issues.
Mick Jones and Lou Gramm Considering Foreigner EP From ‘Old Ideas’
Foreigner leader Mick Jones said that he and former singer Lou Gramm have been working up songs based on “old ideas” and that the results could appear on a new EP.
Ozzy Osbourne Sues Promoter in Contract Dispute
Ozzy Osbourne has filed a lawsuit against venue owners and promoters AEG.
Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander Heading to Broadway
Cheap Trick singer Robin Zander will make his Broadway debut during the final week of the 'Rocktopia' concert show.
Jimi Hendrix Played Monopoly to Win, Says Sister
Jimi Hendrix's sister and estate manager recalled how her late brother played Monopoly to win with the family.
Sting Stands In After ‘The Last Ship’ Actor Falls Ill
Sting made an unexpected return to performance this week when he stepped in at the last moment to replace a sick cast member in his musical 'The Last Ship.'
Dio Hologram Creators Rethinking Singer’s Image
The creators of the Ronnie James Dio hologram are currently reworking the projection so that it better resembles the late metal icon.
How You Could Join Todd Rundgren’s Utopia
Todd Rundgren’s reunited band Utopia invite public applications for touring keyboardist.
Pete Townshend Saved Roger Daltrey’s New Solo Album
Roger Daltrey has revealed that he doubted his new solo album was worth recording, until he was talked into it by his Who bandmate Pete Townshend,
Judas Priest’s ‘Firepower’ Is Their Highest Charting Album Ever
Judas Priest’s new album 'Firepower' has made its Billboard 200 debut at No. 5, making it the highest-charting release in the veteran metal band’s history.
Iron Maiden’s Reaction to Lawsuit is ‘Sour Grapes,’ Says Challenger
The music manager who launched a legal dispute with Iron Maiden over “Hallowed Be Thy Name” has called the band’s reaction “sour grapes.”
Campaign Launched to Rename English Town After David Bowie
A campaign has been launched to rename the English town of Aylesbury to “Aylesbowie” in recognition of David Bowie.