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.
Why ‘Rocketman’ Will Be Lucky to Make Half of What ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Did
Elton John movie has some similarities to the Freddie Mercury biopic -- but significant differences could hamper its box office chances.
Guns N’ Roses Waited for Izzy Stradlin at Rehearsals Every Day
Duff McKagan says reunion lineup kept amps ready for guitarist during three months of tour preparation.
15 Years Ago: Current Kiss Lineup Begins First Tour
Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons are joined by Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer for Rock the Nation road trip in 2004.
Led Zeppelin Announce 50th-Anniversary Documentary
Untitled film features new interviews with Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones.
That One Time Gene Simmons Got High
Witness tells Kiss member’s bandmates about the moment bassist ignored warning to avoid hash brownies.
Adam Lambert Bringing Queen Music Back to ‘American Idol’
Singer will mentor contestants 10 years after his life-changing experience on talent show.
Paul Stanley Details Risk of Fame Being Disappointing
Kiss frontman says he’s fortunate that stardom didn’t change him, because it doesn’t always change people for the better.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Ant-Snorting Scene in ‘The Dirt’ ‘Didn’t Happen,’ Says Jake E. Lee
Guitarist recalls being present during face-off between Black Sabbath icon and Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx.
Why Pete Townshend Made Tommy Into a ‘Pinball Wizard’
Who guitarist explains truth behind story of why song was added to 1969 rock opera.
Sammy Hagar Respects Robert Plant’s Refusal of Led Zeppelin Tour
The Circle frontman hails “first-class” behavior, and argues Jason Bonham is as good a drummer as John Bonham.