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.
How Axl Rose Wound Up in ‘Scooby-Doo’
Guns N’ Roses frontman was easy to work with, says showrunner.
Dave Grohl’s Teenage Christmas on Mushrooms
He says releasing a Foo Fighters holiday single would signal their split.
Why AC/DC Asked Steven Tyler to Induct Them Into Rock Hall
Aerosmith frontman did them a big favor when they were rising stars.
How Darrell Hammond’s Sean Connery Became Unlikely ‘SNL’ Success
Comedian says foul-mouthed impersonation of late actor was the “most popular thing” of his career.
Can Elvira Save Halloween Again?
Cassandra Peterson recalls helping make the holiday sexy as Mistress of the Dark, and hopes to help in COVID era.
Why Motley Crue Keep Away From Tommy Lee Backstage
Drummer says Vince Neil and Mick Mars don’t like the music in his dressing room and won’t like his new solo album.
Jon Bon Jovi Wishes Richie Sambora ‘Had His Life Together’
But singer argues there’s an upside to his old friend’s absence from Bon Jovi.
Why Kirk Hammett Can’t Quit Metallica
Guitarist explains why there would be no point in trying to escape band’s legacy.
How Bruce Dickinson Helped Dave Mustaine Deal With Cancer
Megadeth leader called Iron Maiden frontman for advice after being diagnosed with similar illness.
‘House of the Rising Sun’ Suits Trump ‘Perfectly’ Says Eric Burdon
Animals singer responds to President using “tale of sin and misery set in a brothel.”
Record Labels Blackout to Protest Against Killing of George Floyd
“The show must be paused” message to be supported by day of “disconnect from work” on June 2.
Jack Osbourne: COVID-19 Isn’t Bat ‘Revenge Plot’ on Ozzy Osbourne
Singer’s son sums up determination to keep his dad safe during coronavirus pandemic.