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.
David Lee Roth Wants Six Versions of Kiss, Five of Him
Singer discusses the future of classic bands without original members.
Styx ‘Pretty Well Into’ Writing New Album
Tommy Shaw says follow-up to ‘The Mission’ is on the way.
The Troubled Creation of Van Halen’s ‘Amsterdam’
Clashes over ‘Balance’ track didn’t end in the studio.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Guest With Billy Joel
Singer joins Piano Man for “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me” and “Big Shot” at Madison Square Garden.
35 Years Ago: REO Speedwagon Release Second No. 1, ‘Can’t Fight This Feeling’
Kevin Cronin struggled with song for 10 years and hated its title, but it became a classic power ballad.
Ozzy Osbourne Thanks Fans for Parkinson’s Disease Support
Stricken singer says goodwill “means the world” to him after revealing diagnosis.
The Night the Rolling Stones Met the Beatles
Bill Wyman shares memory of looking up during show and seeing “four silhouetted leather-clad persons” in crowd.
How Norman Greenbaum Wrote ‘Spirit in the Sky’ in 15 Minutes
He recalls lyrics coming together quickly, including a line that offended some people.
Phil Collins Recalls Offering to Quit Genesis to Join the Who
Drummer tells of being beaten to Keith Moon’s job by Kenney Jones and complex practical joke George Harrison played on him.
Bret Michaels to Undergo Skin Cancer Surgery
Poison singer aims for “awesome” year despite health setback.