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 ‘American Pickers’ Saved Aerosmith’s First Tour Van
Show star Mike Wolfe credits band with letting him work on 40-year-old vehicle instead of taking it away from him.
Gene Simmons Says He’ll ‘Cry Like Young Girl’ at Final Kiss Show
Bassist doesn’t know if he’ll miss his iconic stage costume once End of the Road tour is over.
Steven Adler Reportedly Suffers Self-Inflicted Stab Wound
Former Guns N’ Roses drummer hospitalized for stomach injury.
Bad Company Grateful ‘Bad Company’ Is One of Their Best Songs
Drummer Simon Kirke recalls writing self-titled song on Paul Rodgers' giant piano.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Struggle to Bring ‘Free Bird’ to Comeback Tour
Guitarist Gary Rossington delivered ultimatum to singer Johnny Van Zant as band struggled through road trip 10 years after plane crash.
When Mark Knopfler and Sting Connected for ‘Money for Nothing’
Dire Straits frontman recalls perfect match for Police counterpart’s voice - and doesn’t regret having to share writing credits.
Brian May Explains Difference Between Adam Lambert and Paul Rodgers
Guitarist celebrates younger singer’s abilities and explains why stint with Free frontman had to end.
Kiss to Appear in Biopic About First Label Boss
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley actors will join End of the Road tour for movie about Casablanca Records founder Neil Bogart.
Universal Music Boss Promises ‘Transparency’ Over Masters Fire
Sir Lucian Grainge says management will “own” situation after artists were left with unanswered questions.
Andrew Dice Clay Recalls Helping Guns N’ Roses Reunion Along
Comedian and actor heard lineup news after pulling strings with Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan: “I knew I did the job.”