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.
Elton John Says He’s Recorded ‘Something’ with Metallica
Singer confirms collaboration with metal band took place during pandemic lockdown.
How Rick Springfield ‘Pissed All Over’ Sammy Hagar Song
Friends came close to wrecking each other’s music during 2020 “boat-in” show.
Foreigner’s Thom Gimbel Set to Quit
Bassist Jeff Pilson says upcoming lineup change proves band’s future is secure without original members.
New Kiss Songs Would Be Like Unaged Wine, Says Paul Stanley
Frontman explains the paradox that makes studio return unlikely.
How Alice Cooper ‘Opened Up a Huge Door’ for David Bowie
Shock-rock legend recalls British rising star telling the Spiders From Mars, “This is what we should be doing.”
Why Jon Bon Jovi Spent a Year Giving His Guitar ‘The Finger’
Singer says large-scale touring is “not motivational” anymore and suggests he’s moved on from being “eternal optimist.”
Queen and David Bowie May Have Recorded Cream Covers
Roger Taylor hints at what might be in the vault from “Under Pressure” sessions.
40 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Nearly Dies on Tour
‘Another Ticket’ road trip ends suddenly as alcohol takes toll on his health.
Queen Choose the 50 Best Moments of Their Own Career
Watch trailer for year-long YouTube celebration.
Sammy Hagar Hails Synthwave Cover of Van Halen’s ‘Dreams’
Singer describes Arena’s ‘80s video game-style remake as “very tasteful, very cool.”