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.
35 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release Backstage Argument as B-Side
“Mission From ‘Arry” was recorded by Bruce Dickinson as Steve Harris and Nicko McBrain fought over stage incident.
Perry Farrell Regrets ‘Tragic Relationship’ With David Bowie
Jane’s Addiction singer upset his hero by accidentally handing out his phone number and email address.
Maynard James Keenan Got Death Threats Over Tool Album Delay
Drummer Danny Carey says he felt bad for frontman, who carried blame for time taken over ‘Fear Inoculum.’
Couple on Woodstock Album Cover Is Still Together
Subjects of iconic 1969 photo didn’t know it had been taken until they saw it on LP sleeve the following year.
Def Leppard Launch ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency: Set List, Video
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers kicked off their latest Las Vegas stint in emphatic fashion.
Tool’s Anxiety Over Maynard James Keenan Being Blamed for Delays
Guitarist Adam Jones didn’t feel pressured to deliver ‘Fear Inoculum’ until it was ready.
Duane Allman’s ‘Layla’ Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million
The 1957 Gibson Les Paul had been with same owner since 1977.
Watch Billy Idol and Bryan Adams Duet on ‘C’mon Everybody’
Pair performs Eddie Cochran classic on double-header tour.
Robert Plant Recalls Being Told to Stop Singing ‘Weird S—’
Singer’s label boss Ahmet Ertegun inspired Honeydrippers EP of ‘50s and ‘60s classics.
Watch K.K. Downing Return to Stage After 10 Years
Former Judas Priest guitarist joins Ross the Boss for four songs at U.K. festival.