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.
Darkness Wanted to Write ‘Stupidest Song Ever’
Signature hit "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" references Justin Hawkins' main addiction.
Watch Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson Reunite at ‘South Park’ Show
Duo joined Primus and show creators for rendition of “Closer to the Heart.”
Queen’s Brian May: ‘I Worry About Cancel Culture’
Queen guitarist worries that decisions are made “without thinking of the long-term consequences.”
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.