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.
AC/DC’s Chris Slade Recalls ‘Shock’ of Brian Johnson’s Departure
Drummer says the arrival of Axl Rose was an equal surprise during lineup turmoil of 2016.
Joe Elliott Recalls Five-Month Struggle to Save His Voice
Def Leppard singer says his doctor mentioned retirement in 2016.
Herd Immunity Fest to Welcome Live Audience in July
Promoter announces outdoor event despite coronavirus, saying, "As humans, we need other human contact.”
New ZZ Top Album Could Contain Song They Started 50 Years Ago
Billy Gibbons says work will soon commence on record that might include Jeff Beck guest spot.
Tom Petty’s Family Hits Donald Trump With Cease and Desist Notice
President did not have family's permission to use “I Won’t Back Down” at campaign rally.
How Prince Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’
Heartbreakers leader had key 'Purple Rain' moment on his mind when he completed a track Stevie Nicks abandoned.
When Peter Criss Sabotaged His ‘Last Chance’ With Kiss
Drummer arrived at audition with music stand and pretended he could read sheet music.
David Gilmour to Release New ‘Yes, I Have Ghosts’ Single
First new music in five years will appear in wife Polly Samson’s new audiobook.
Dee Snider Working on ‘Powerfully Disturbing’ Horror Movie
Twisted Sister frontman will direct his own script for ‘My Enemy’s Enemy,’ based on real-life crime spree.
Kirk Hammett Recalls Going to Jail for ‘St. Anger’ Video
Metallica guitarists discusses visit to San Quentin State Prison in 2003.
Elton John Tops Rock Earnings List
Forbes’ annual chart also features the Rolling Stones, Phil Collins, Eagles, Metallica and Bon Jovi.
35 Years Ago: Tom Petty Releases a Song He Hates
“Make It Better (Forget About Me)” diverted the course of ‘Southern Accents’ album during a period of cocaine overindulgence.