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.
George Lynch Was Uncomfortable With Lynch Mob Name for Years
Former Dokken guitarist knew his “argument was disingenuous” in band’s early days.
Chris Cornell’s Death ‘Completely Preventable,’ Says Daughter
Toni Cornell launches education campaign to teach that addiction is a “disease and not some moral flaw.”
Malcolm Young Is on New AC/DC Album in Spirit, Says Brian Johnson
Singer celebrates band’s “electricity" in making of new LP.
Jon Bon Jovi Wishes Richie Sambora ‘Had His Life Together’
But singer argues there’s an upside to his old friend’s absence from Bon Jovi.
Why Robert Plant Called Himself a ‘Golden God’
Former Led Zeppelin frontman recalls moment of “nonsense” at John Bonham party.
Geddy Lee Tries to Explain Rush’s Longevity
Former frontman is still considering new project, but hasn’t started work.
Stevie Nicks Wrote to Lindsey Buckingham After His Heart Attack
She says split with Fleetwood Mac bandmate was “long time coming” after moment that “broke the camel’s back.”
Why Motley Crue’s Label Didn’t Want to Release ‘Home Sweet Home’
The record company didn't want an album with a ballad on it, but the band persevered.
Ace Frehley Says Kiss Bandmates ‘Missed Out’ by Not Partying
Former Kiss guitarist recalls fun times with Rush that Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley didn’t share.
How the Eagles Split Affected Drummer Joe Vitale
Joe Walsh’s sideman recalls his only tour with iconic band before its 1980 collapse.