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.
Bob Seger’s Oceanic Leap for ‘The Fire Down Below’
Blue-collar icon looked to Scotland and England for inspiration that created song about prostitution.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Demo of ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’
‘Wildflowers’ project is underway and will include previously unreleased track.
AC/DC’s Chris Slade Recalls ‘Shock’ of Brian Johnson’s Departure
Drummer says the arrival of Axl Rose was an equal surprise during lineup turmoil of 2016.
Joe Elliott Recalls Five-Month Struggle to Save His Voice
Def Leppard singer says his doctor mentioned retirement in 2016.
How the Doors Discovered the Meaning of ‘Mr. Mojo Risin’
Jim Morrison had already used the line to help create “L.A. Woman” before he revealed it was an anagram.
Watch Roger Waters Perform Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’
Video features his solo band tackling closing track from ‘The Final Cut’ as Pink Floyd co-founder outlines encores album idea.
New ZZ Top Album Could Contain Song They Started 50 Years Ago
Billy Gibbons says work will soon commence on record that might include Jeff Beck guest spot.
Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar Sells for $6 Million
Auction breaks five records as new owner says he’ll use instrument to help music industry recover from COVID-19.
Black Sabbath Release Black Lives Matter Shirt
Logo in the ‘Masters of Reality’ style matches the one worn by Tom Morello.
What Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax Did After the Big 4 Shows
Thrash icons first shared a stage in 2010 but soon went their separate ways again.