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.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Royalty Checks Are a ‘Joke’
Band didn’t get a penny until 1998 despite selling millions of albums, singer reports.
Billy Gibbons’ Teenage Radio Slipper Scam
ZZ Top frontman recalls moneyspinning radio stunt that gave him his “Reverend” nickname.
Watch ZZ Top Perform Without Injured Dusty Hill
Longtime guitar tech stands in after bassist is sidelined with “hip issue.”
John Lydon Says Sex Pistols’ Band Contract Is like ‘Slave Labor’
Singer defends his refusal to allow his music to be used in Danny Boyle’s TV drama.
Bruce Dickinson Made Iron Maiden Songs With Leg ‘Like a Balloon’
Singer returned to ’Senjetsu’ studio 24 hours after Achilles tendon surgery.
When Van Halen ‘Murdered’ Black Sabbath on Tour
Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler recall 1978 road trip in excerpt from Eddie Van Halen book.
Why Robert Plant Hates the Ukulele
Singer recalls on-tour experience and reinforces his refusal to write a memoir.
Ron Wood Says Faces Have Recorded New Music
Rolling Stone, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones last released material in 1973.
Robert Plant’s Lockdown Dreams About John Bonham
Singer says he found himself in “amazing landscapes” with late bandmate, father and son.
Steel Panther Announce Departure of Bassist Lexxi Foxx
Statement claims he wants to focus on “making ugly dogs pretty.”