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.
Paul McCartney Recalls ‘Writing Fast’ With John Lennon
Beatles duo used to get excited at the idea of having a whole week to write an album.
Geddy Lee Looks Back at Rush’s ‘Biggest Hindrance to Mass Success’
Frontman says approach to writing was also their “saving grace” as he discusses 'Hemispheres' anniversary edition.
How Naughty-Boy Moment Inspired Jon Bon Jovi to Learn Guitar
He recalls chore-avoiding escapade that alerted him to his future.
Bob Dylan Collaborators Recall Intense ‘Blood on the Tracks’ Session
Keyboardist and engineer look back on moments of irony and humor as groundbreaking album began to take shape.
Ted Nugent ‘Not Good Enough’ for Hall of Fame, Says David Crosby
Two-time inductee responds to guitarist’s claim that everybody believes he should be inducted.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Deadly Infection Could Have Come From Fan
Recovery continues after thumb swelled up to “the size of a f---ing light bulb.”
Joe Elliott Recalls Rick Allen’s Fight Back from Arm Loss
Def Leppard frontman admits he thought “that’s the drugs talking” when drummer said he’d play again days after accident.
Ritchie Blackmore’s Trial by Fire for Supporting Guitarists
Ex-Dio member Craig Goldy recalls being forbidden to play solos, and how he broke rules to befriend Deep Purple icon.
Ted Nugent Says Everyone Knows He Should Be in the Hall of Fame
He says it's "vulgar, dihonest and obscene" that he's never been inducted.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Stars Didn’t Need Doubles for Musical Scenes
Gwilym Lee, who plays Brian May in the Queen biopic, recalls learning lead guitar for role.
Watch Duff McKagan Guest With Slash’s Solo Band
Guns N' Roses guitarist invites bandmate to perform "It's So Easy" during the last show of his solo tour.
Greta Van Fleet Wrote Debut Album in Haunted Cabin
Jake Kiszka recalls ghostly footsteps and laughter as band worked on 'Anthem of the Peaceful Army.'