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.
Adrian Smith Recalls Getting on Iron Maiden’s Nerves
Returned guitarist says he struggled with ‘No Prayer for the Dying’ material before leaving the band.
Mick Jagger Admits the Rolling Stones Have Been ‘Lazy’
Singer cites example of lost ‘Goats Head Soup’ tracks and also says people should take his quotes with “pinch of salt.”
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls ‘Peaceful’ Murder Bid on Sharon
Black Sabbath icon was on drugs when he choked his wife in 1989.
Ozzy Osbourne Video Was ‘Wink’ to Planned Biopic
Son Jack says “Under the Graveyard” clip offers an insight, but they’re still struggling to bring story down to movie length.
40 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Is Born Again at First Solo Concert
Show with Randy Rhoads and ‘Blizzard of Ozz’ band took place in English hotel under fake name.
Technology Is Holding Back Metallica’s Songwriting
Lars Ulrich says band members struggle to find energy while working remotely.
Watch Ozzy Osbourne Call Randy Rhoads a ‘Gift From God’
Black Sabbath singer recalls meeting guitarist for first time in clip from new documentary.
Paul McCartney Reveals Naughty Message in Beatles Song
Phrase in “Sun King” means more than it seems - especially in Liverpool, he says.
Mick Jagger Says Lost Rolling Stones Songs Are ‘All Terrible’
“Scarlet,” “Criss Cross” and “All the Rage” added to new edition of ‘Goats Head Soup’ after singer changed his mind.
Woodstock ’99 Documentary Coming to Netflix
Series will examine background of disastrous festival that “went down in flames.”