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.
Lars Ulrich on Why Bands Should Always Change Set Lists
Metallica drummer says it’s the ideal way to avoid playing shows “on autopilot.”
Elton John Postpones Farewell Tour Dates for Hip Surgery
Yellow Brick Road shows moved from 2021 to 2023.
Nikki Sixx Says His Path to Fame Was ‘Not the Smartest Idea’
In new interview, Motley Crue star says he’d do it all again — and reflects on how the music world has changed.
Could A Year Off Have Saved Van Hagar? Sammy Thinks So
Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony discuss the personality and wardrobe failings of ‘Balance’ tour.
Eddie Van Halen Cheered Wolfgang When He Threw Pumpkin at Teacher
Son recalls moment that demonstrated guitar icon’s supportive nature.
Foo Fighters Postpone Show After COVID Infection
Los Angeles concert to be rescheduled while Buckcherry call off eight tour dates as infections ramp up again.
Krist Novoselic Recalls First Nirvana Jam with Dave Grohl
Bassist says there was an “immediate” connection as work on ‘Nevermind’ commenced.
Old Queen Joke Still Makes Brian May Laugh
Guitarist takes “ultimate compliment” from 1990 ‘Good Omens’ dig.
Kiss Consultant Predicts Brand Will Be Sold to ‘Conglomerate’
Catalog adviser discusses band’s future without Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.
Bruce Dickinson’s Spoken Word Show Inspired by Quentin Crisp
Iron Maiden frontman took cue-card idea from English writer-actor.
Nikki Sixx Marks 20 Years of Sobriety With Uplifting Message
Motley Crue bassist dedicates Instagram post to those still struggling with addiction.
When Belinda Carlisle Knew Cocaine Would Kill Her
Go-Go’s singer escaped from “horrible cycle” of drug addiction in 2005.