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.
Watch Kiss Unmask to Play at Ace Frehley’s 1976 Wedding
Impromptu three-song set took place when their identities were still secret.
Rudy Sarzo Heard ‘Sound of Hopelessness’ When Randy Rhoads Died
Former Ozzy Osbourne bassist described the “multi-level” feeling he hopes never to experience again.
Beatles Movie Explores ‘Paradox’ of Their Success in India
Author and director Ajoy Bose says country took Fab Four to their hearts because they “didn’t behave like Britishers.”
Van Halen Fans ‘Got Three Extra Tours’ Because of Wolfgang
Valerie Bertinelli says her son was the only person who could push Eddie into action.
David Crosby Remembers Neil Young’s Laughter Onstage
Bandmates found joy in a relationship that was entirely musical and never social, he says.
Myles Kennedy Had to Hide Tears During Led Zeppelin Tryout
Slash and Alter Bridge singer says Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones were “gracious” about his fandom during 2008 auditions.
Paul Stanley Takes Potshot at Reviewer From 1974
Kiss member marks 47th anniversary of critical report: "This grows funnier every year."
When Lemmy’s Fast Work Amazed Ozzy Osbourne
Black Sabbath singer recalls Motorhead frontman writing three sets of lyrics and reading a book in four hours.
Eddie Van Halen Treated Frankenstrat Guitar Like ‘Junk’
Wolfgang Van Halen recalls shock when his dad threw iconic instrument across the room.
Wolfgang Van Halen’s Favorite Advice From Eddie
“Tongue-in-cheek” comment was passed down from late guitar legend’s own father.