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.
Doogie White Recalls Missing Out on Iron Maiden Membership
Singer Doogie White – known for stints with Rainbow, Yngwie Malmsteen and Michael Schenker – recalled his audition to replace Bruce Dickinson in Iron Maiden in 1993.
Steve Howe Explains the Yes Effect
Yes guitarist Steve Howe says that the secret to the band’s success is their approach to collaboration and song arrangement.
Why Bruce Dickinson Won’t Talk Much on Iron Maiden Tour
Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson said he won’t be talking to audiences during shows on their next tour as often as he did on the last one.
Billy Gibbons and John Fogerty Accidentally Wrote a Song Together
Billy Gibbons has revealed that a recent meeting with John Fogerty about their joint tour quickly turned into an accidental songwriting session.
Stephen Hawking, Rock Star: How He Helped Shape Songs by Pink Floyd, U2 and Others
Stephen Hawking may have been more interested in classical music than popular music – but he still managed to notch up an impressive series of rock star credentials.
Charles Manson’s Body Granted to His Grandson
The four-month legal battle over the ownership of mass murderer Charles Manson’s body has ended with the remains being put in the care of his grandson.
Bon Jovi Album Suffers Record 168-Place Chart Fall
Bon Jovi's latest LP has set a new record: falling from No. 1 to No. 168 in one week – the steepest-ever drop in chart history.
Ventures Guitarist Nokie Edwards Dead at 82
Nokie Edwards, a guitarist with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees the Ventures, has died at the age of 82.
The Osbournes’ Male Nanny Tells All in Podcast Episode
The second episode of 'The Osbournes Podcast' has been released.
Trump-Supporting Roger Waters Fans Didn’t Walk Out of Shows
Roger Waters’ guitarist said the former Pink Floyd member’s political stance angered fans who also happen to support President Donald Trump, but few of them actually walked out of the shows.
Slash Granted Restraining Order Against Aggressive Man
Slash has been granted a restraining order against a man who was seen acting aggressively near the Guns N’ Roses guitarist’s home after failing to gain entry.
John Corabi Recalls the Moment Motley Crue Realized He Wasn’t a Fan
He had to request copies of Motley Crue's older albums in order to learn the songs.