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.
5 Reasons T. Rex Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Marc Bolan kick-started British glam rock, but that’s not the only argument in his favor.
Gregg Rolie Working on Album With Foo Fighters’ ‘Kiss Guy’
Former Journey member isn’t slowing down after solo album release: “There’s no rules anymore.”
Jimi Hendrix Limited-Edition Artworks Go on Sale
The collection includes paintings, lyrics and photographs that present the late rocker as “multi-dimensional artist.”
Queen Slam Donald Trump for Using Their Music
Latest round of criticism comes for campaign video plus unofficial clip showing President shooting rivals.
How Freddie Mercury Teased Elton John Backstage at Live Aid
Queen frontman criticized old friend’s hat after being complimented over iconic performance.
Sammy Hagar Recalls the Time David Lee Roth ‘Flipped Out’ on Tour
Single incident took place during joint tour in 2002.
Tommy Thayer Was Never Officially Asked to Join Kiss
Guitarist explains that being told to grow his hair was the only indication he ever got.
How Harry Nilsson Inspired Aerosmith’s Name
Drummer Joey Kramer recalls word being made up two years before the band formed.
How Van Halen’s Chain Smoking Inspired ‘Best of Both Worlds’
Sammy Hagar recalls “craziest songwriting experience” in shower.
Rick Wakeman Calls Yes ‘Union’ Album a ‘Disgrace’
Keyboardist hated 1991 LP but loved the tour that followed, even though he knew he’d be dismissed when it ended.