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.
Alex Van Halen Compares David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar
Drummer celebrates “strange chemistry” with original singer.
Zebra’s Randy Jackson Recalls Brushes With Led Zeppelin Members
Singer recalls stories involving John Bonham and Robert Plant.
Young, Shy Gene Simmons Would Pretend to Be English
Kiss legend hoped lessons from the Beatles would get him through “funny adolescent” time.
How ‘Lady’ Belatedly Saved Styx From a Lifetime of Obscurity
Former frontman reflects on “great motivator” that kept band going until “Lady” became a hit.
When AC/DC Ended Up in a Fistfight With Deep Purple
Angus Young and David Coverdale have contrasting memories of 1975 moment.
Live Nation President Shares ‘Confidence About Return to Live’
Joe Berchtold predicts minimal social distancing worldwide, and no need to prove COVID vaccination, within six months.
The Van Halen Vault Tape Sammy Hagar ‘Would Love to Hear’ Again
Singer says there are four completed songs from his era - but they’re not the highlight for him.
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.
Ted Nugent Calls Tommy Lee ‘Convicted Felon, Heroin Addict’
Guitarist says he argued with Sammy Hagar TV-show producers over Motley Crue drummer.
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.