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.
Sammy Hagar Recalls ‘Spiritual’ Inspiration for ‘Dreams’
Van Halen vocal came to him suddenly in studio after a fruitless day trying to develop the song with Mick Jones.
Paul McCartney Thought Bottle of Whiskey Cost Just $2.50
Biographer cites example to prove ex Beatle can’t be “normal person” he’d love to be.
How Axl Rose and David Bowie Bonded After Bondage Battle
Fight broke out after Guns N’ Roses frontman believed British icon had tried to move in on his girlfriend while she was dressed in S&M gear.
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Biopic to End on Their Wedding
She wants “complete unknown” to play Black Sabbath icon.
Beatles Prude Thought ‘Hey Jude’ Label Was Too Rude
Letter from 1968 reveals U.S. exec’s concern over single because Apple artwork looked “pornographic.”
The Best Song From Every Ozzy Osbourne Album
A journey through the highs and lows delivered by the Prince of Darkness over his 11-LP catalog.
Rush Watched ‘High Life’ Pass Them By on First U.S. Tour
Geddy Lee recalls “taking notes” while bigger bands cavorted in 1974 road trip.
Bob Dylan Classic Used in New Super Bowl Commercial
Budweiser highlights environmentally friendly brewing with “Blowin’ in the Wind.”
How Geddy Lee’s Grandmother Saved Family From Nazi Gas Chambers
Former Rush frontman shares story of his parents surviving the Holocaust.
Pete Townshend Refused to Tour Without New Who Album
Guitarist discusses strict condition for returning to the road, and how they nearly ran out of time to secure the deals.