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.
Geezer Butler Recalls Being Fired From Black Sabbath by Bill Ward
Bassist says drummer dismissed him without consulting bandmates.
Rob Zombie’s ‘Uncomfortable’ First Meeting With Ozzy Osbourne
Awkward one-to-one experience took place in Black Sabbath legend’s home.
Alice Cooper Says Rock Is Not Dead, It’s Where It Should Be
He believes Gene Simmons’ famous comment applies only in business sense.
Why Tony Iommi Let Black Sabbath Choose Which Riffs to Use
Guitarist says he relates more to “Iron Man” than “Paranoid.”
How Michael McDonald Almost Didn’t Write ‘What a Fool Believes’
He recalls getting his original lyric scribble back after six-year round trip.
Montrose Singer Bob James Dead at 68
He replaced Sammy Hagar in 1975 and fronted two albums.
How Eagles Resisted Hollywood Bid for ‘Hotel California’ Movie
Life imitated art when drug-fueled producer met Glenn Frey and Don Henley.
Eddie Van Halen’s Guitar Tech Explains That ‘Jump’ Disaster
Roadie recalls drama and aftermath of “sore point” 2007 incident.
David Coverdale Working Toward New Music With Jimmy Page
Whitesnake singer says "immense progress" has taken place over ‘Coverdale-Page’ album reissue with additional tracks.
Kirk Hammett and Adam Jones on Chance of a New Eddie Van Halen
Metallica guitarist thinks the hero era might be over while Tool guitarist hopes a new star will rise.