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.
Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John Duet Makes Sharon Osbourne Cry
She says she can’t listen to “Ordinary Man” all the way through.
Listen to Unreleased Live Version of Cream’s ‘Crossroads’
Performance from 1968 included on upcoming ‘Goodbye Tour Live’ box set.
Mike Portnoy Kept Neil Peart’s Cancer Secret for Two Years
Former Dream Theater drummer knew Rush member was severely ill, but had to remain quiet.
Neil Peart: Family Man
From his parents to the tragedy of his first family and the creation of his second, late Rush drummer lived for his relatives.
David Lee Roth Says Eddie Van Halen Is ‘Not Doing Well’
Singer “officially apologizes” for success of band’s first seven years.
Metallica, Elton John and Others Donate to Australia Fire Funds
Queen linked with benefit concert next month as more than $140 million is raised.
No Sir! Five Rockers Who Refused British Honors
The reasons for rejecting are as varied as the titles the British Queen can bestow.
Why Steve Perry Didn’t Like Journey’s ‘Captured’ Album
Singer recalls how the band’s first live LP forced him to put perfection before enjoyment.
Jimmy Page Just Heard About Led Zeppelin’s Ban From Boston
Guitarist discovered mayor’s 1975 ruling when he was researching blog post.
Listen to Unheard Version of Van Halen’s ‘Runnin’ With the Devil’
Studio mix includes alternate vocal take and different guitar solo.