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.
Paul McCartney ‘Hopefully’ Has Another New Album On the Way
Last year's 'Egypt Station' became his first U.S. No. 1 LP since 1982.
Sammy Hagar Recalls Disastrous Show Opening for Kiss
He was scheduled for 10 performances. There would only be one.
Why Jimmy Page Knew He Had to Re-Record ‘When the Levee Breaks’
He says Led Zeppelin began a “sonic journey” after they finished tracking the song.
Meat Loaf Settles Lawsuit Over ‘I’d Do Anything For Love’
The chart-topping song played a major role in his early '90s-era comeback.
Maynard James Keenan Says New Tool LP Is ‘Weight Lifted Off My Chest’
He begs those obsessed with their fifth album's long delay to “just go for a long walk somewhere.”
Corey Taylor Says New Slipknot LP Title Calls Out Divisiveness
He argues that it’s “dangerous for people to be different” right now, and he “will not have it.”
How Robert Plant Won a Grammy in the ‘Alison Krauss Category’
Led Zeppelin's former frontman discusses what he learned from the Americana legend in his latest podcast.
Corey Taylor Stops Slipknot Show in Frantic Scene
Frontman orders crowd to “back the f––k up” as medics enter moshpit in San Bernardino.
Dead & Company Opt Out of Woodstock 50
Band reveals departure from troubled event’s lineup after promoter advises all artists they will not be forced to perform.
AC/DC’s Long, Winding Highway to ‘Highway to Hell’
From family business to world-class contenders, the road to their first global hit album had been a twisting one.
Why Jim Morrison Refused to Sing the Original ‘Touch Me’
Doors frontman feared Robby Krieger’s song would lead to violent episodes in the streets.
K.K. Downing Gives Up on Judas Priest Reunion Hopes
Guitarist says he has to “accept that and just move forward” eight years after he quit.