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.
How Slash Finally Got Off Drugs in 2005
Guns N’ Roses guitarist says return to substance abuse during Velvet Revolver era was “my own fault.”
Watch Roger Waters Join Nick Mason Onstage for Pink Floyd Song
Former bandmates collaborate on “Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun” in New York.
Jason Bonham Says Jimmy Page Gave Him Cocaine When He Was 16
Drummer says he spent too long thinking it was complimentary when people said he consumed drugs like his dad.
Bob Dylan Whiskey Distillery and Venue to Open in Nashville
Multi-use facility will provide home for his range of spirits and display his artwork.
‘Rocketman’ Director Dexter Fletcher’s Last Job? Saving ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
When Bryan Singer was fired from Queen biopic, producers turned to man they’d dismissed years earlier to finish the job.
How Foreigner’s Mix of Current and Old Members Overcame Hesitant Start
Singer Kelly Hansen recalls experience of present lineup working with the people they’d replaced.
Watch David Lee Roth Present Trance Remix of ‘Jump’
Van Halen singer appears with DJ Armin van Buuren for remix of classic track.
How Stevie Nicks Learned to ’Stuff’ Poetry Into Songs
Joni Mitchell and Crosby, Stills and Nash albums provided early influence.
Fleetwood Mac Split With Lindsey Buckingham Was ‘Only Route’
Christine McVie says reactivation of feud with Steve Nicks led band to fear a total breakup.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Editor Responds to Oscar Criticism
John Ottman admits he hates sequence that caused complaints with 60 cuts in two minutes.