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.
Sammy Hagar: Van Halen Tour Would Have Been Double-Frontman Show
Singer confirms trek would have featured both him and David Lee Roth, allowing them to play "[all] the Van Halen hits"
How Peter Criss Left Retirement For ‘The Catman and the Emperor’
Collaborator Richie Scarlet says ex-Kiss drummer proves he’s “still around” with their new song.
Graham Nash Gave $800K of Archive Material to Neil Young for Free
He knew how much he’d earned from colleague’s talent, so handed over lyric sheets “with a good heart.”
When Van Halen Told Bettencourt to Stop Playing ‘Silly Stuff’
Moment during first meeting proved to Extreme guitarist that his hero knew who he was.
Journey ‘Don’t Stop Believin” Spoof Makes U.K.’s Christmas No.1
Charity activist LadBaby matches Beatles’ record with three-in-a-row seasonal chart-toppers.
Paul McCartney Helps Vinyl to Best Sales Week In Modern Era
LPs have outsold compact discs on four separate weeks since September – the first time that's happened since 1986.
How Rod Stewart Dodged His Long-Distance Hotel Phone Bills
He tells of regular trick he pulled in the ‘70s to avoid room charges of “hundreds.”
When AC/DC Ended Up in a Fistfight With Deep Purple
Angus Young and David Coverdale have contrasting memories of 1975 moment.
Why John Curulewski Left Styx
Guitarist and singer's sudden departure just after the release of ‘Equinox’ was less of a surprise to bandmates.
Wolfgang Van Halen’s Concern About Playing ‘Distance’ Live
He “still can’t make it through” tribute song to his late dad Eddie.