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.
Neil Young Announces New Album ‘Colorado’ With Crazy Horse
Lead single “Rainbow of Colors” to be released soon.
David Crosby Calls Woodstock 50 Organization ‘Grubby’
He reveals he backed out privately before event collapsed, while Country Joe McDonald says promoter was “unbelievably rude.”
Joe Perry Explains His ‘Writing Paradigm’ With Steven Tyler
Aerosmith bandmates forged their format during year-long apartment share in their early days.
50 Years Ago: Mick Jagger ‘Shot’ on ‘Ned Kelly’ Movie Set
Rolling Stones frontman’s flop project endured series of setbacks - but one good thing came of it.
Todd Rundgren, Steve Stevens, Tracii Guns Appear on New David Hasselhoff Album
LP includes cover of Neil Diamond’s ‘Sweet Caroline’ featuring Ministry.
40 Years Ago: Bon Scott Begins His Final Tour With AC/DC
“Highway to Hell” road trip secured band's future - but not their singer's.
Slayer Too ‘Terrifying’ to Sponsor NASCAR Car
Vehicle was set to run with band logo at speedway.
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.’
Revisiting the ‘Forgotten Woodstock’ of 1989
How 30,000 people staged a word-of-mouth anniversary celebration at Bethel, and almost no one else noticed.
Tool’s New Album ‘Fear Inoculum’ Could Have Been ‘One Giant Song’
Drummer Danny Carey reveals initial ambition as band lock out Rock Digital Top 10, setting new chart record.