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.
Sebastian Bach Shocked Rami Malek Made TV Debut Alongside Him
Former Skid Row singer discovers that Oscar-winning ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ star first appeared in a ‘Gilmore Girls’ episode.
30 Years Ago: Metallica Lose Metal Grammy to Jethro Tull
An attempt to appear up-to-date backfired in 1989 when prog-rock icons were given award instead of heavier favorites.
Robert Plant Premieres New Band at Low-Key Show
Led Zeppelin icon leads Celtic folk-inspired Saving Grace through first show in England and announced second appearance.
Rick Allen Hopes Rock Hall Is Finally Respecting ‘80s Hard Rock
Def Leppard drummer’s opinion on upcoming induction differs from bandmate Phil Collen’s.
Paul McCartney Thought Bottle of Whiskey Cost Just $2.50
Biographer cites example to prove ex Beatle can’t be “normal person” he’d love to be.
Woodstock Promoter Plans Signature Cannabis Strain for 50th Anniversary
Michael Lang outlines what to expect from Watkins Glen event in August.
30 Years Ago: Def Leppard Release ‘Rocket,’ Their ‘Surprise Hit’
The seventh and final single from ‘Hysteria’ could have been a disaster -- but it was the opposite.
Bon Scott Letter From 1978 Goes to Auction
Late AC/DC singer detailed strain of life on the road in note to a friend.
Phil Collen Says Rock Hall Is Running Short on Bands to Induct
Guitarist believes that’s one reason Def Leppard have been chosen for honor.
Watch David Lee Roth’s ‘Eat ‘Em and Smile’ Band Reunite Onstage
Steve Vai, Billy Sheehan and Gregg Bissonette joined by Jeff Scott Soto for two songs at NAMM.