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.
Gene Simmons Would Work for $1 if He Entered Politics
Kiss star discusses importance of democracy during visit to U.K. Parliament.
How Noel Gallagher Blatantly Stole Pete Townshend’s Guitar Sound
Oasis leader admits, "I love nicking other people's settings."
Terrible Pantera and Skid Row Co-Written Songs Exist Somewhere
Snake Sabo says Phil Anselmo has recordings made one drunken night on tour bus.
How Janis Joplin Took Revenge on the Rolling Stones
Mark Farner recalls her melted chocolate prank on the band.
How Ozzy Osbourne Spotted Tony Iommi’s Cancer
Geezer Butler recalls "soap opera" of Black Sabbath's farewell years.
Could Pearl Jam’s New Album Sound More Like Pop Music?
Stone Gossard hints at producer Andrew Watt's influence on 'Gigaton' follow-up.
How America Convinced the Beatles They Wouldn’t Just ‘Fizzle Out’
Paul McCartney recalls life-changing 1964 visit to the U.S. when he fell in love with the country.
Geezer Butler Respected Bill Ward’s Refusal of Part-Time Offer
Bassist admits he'd have given the same answer when Black Sabbath asked drummer to play three songs per night on final tour.
Were You Wrong About Metallica’s ‘St. Anger’ All Along?
Many critics were positive about the band's second most-hated album — did they have a point?
P-Funk Keyboardist Unravels Band’s ‘Baffling’ History in New Book
George Clinton hails keyboardist’s “seemingly impossible” achievement in ‘Song Reference.”