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 Keith Richards Quietly Quit Smoking
Rolling Stones guitarist says he doesn't miss 55-year habit.
Bryan Adams Couldn’t Enjoy ‘Surreal’ Success of ‘Everything I Do’
He reflects on songs that "climb out of the wreckage" and recalls difficult label change.
Robert Plant Wanted to Flee From Alison Krauss Tryout Session
Led Zeppelin legend felt "exposed and vulnerable" as duet album ‘Raising Sand’ began to form.
Watch Michael Anthony Sing Van Halen Classics Onstage
Bassist takes over from Sammy Hagar at Circle show for "Runnin' With the Devil" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love."
Watch the Queen’s Guard Pay Tribute to Meat Loaf
British soldiers play brass version of "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" on Buckingham Palace grounds.
Black Sabbath Tried to Replace Ronnie James Dio on ‘Dehumanizer’
Tony Martin says he was asked to return after being fired when Tony Iommi told him album wasn't "working out."
Phil Collins Letter Helped Kick-Start Rick Allen’s Recovery
Def Leppard drummer read supportive note soon after losing arm in car crash.
Paul McCartney’s Brother Could Have Split the Beatles
Younger sibling Mike says “fortuitous” injury avoided Fab Four ending up like Oasis.
When Eric Clapton Felt ‘Insulted’ by Eddie Van Halen, Brian May
They hoped Slowhand would enjoy his ’Star Fleet Project’ dedication - but he didn’t.
Watch Kiss Reunite With Bruce Kulick for Two Songs
Former guitarist took part in “Tears are Falling” and “Heaven’s On Fire” during latest Kiss Kruise.