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.
‘Holy S––-!’: Def Leppard React to Las Vegas Stage Set
Behind-the-scenes video shows band’s first reaction to Sin City residency venue.
Joe Perry Explains His ‘Writing Paradigm’ With Steven Tyler
Aerosmith bandmates forged their format during year-long apartment share in their early days.
Duane Allman’s ‘Layla’ Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million
The 1957 Gibson Les Paul had been with same owner since 1977.
Steve Miller Recalls ‘Last Chance Deal’ That Became ‘Jungle Love’
1977 song was completed in 45 minutes to make sure it appeared on ‘Book of Dreams.’
Why Steven Tyler’s Stage Fall Triggered an Aerosmith Meltdown
By the time singer was being flown to a hospital, his bandmates had already reached a breaking point with him.
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.
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.
Black Sabbath Started Wearing Crosses to Ward Off Curse
Geezer Butler recalls early moment when his band was targeted by occult group.
Mick Jagger’s Return to Movie Acting Will Premiere in September
Rolling Stones frontman was filmed for ‘The Burnt Orange Heresy’ before his heart surgery.
Ronnie Wood Working on New Solo Album, Documentary – Report
Both Rolling Stones veteran’s projects said to be arriving in October.
Robert Plant Finally Gets $10 Concert Fee From Early Days
Led Zeppelin frontman celebrates booking agent’s success with joke at university ceremony.
When Robert Plant Went ‘Up My Own Rectum’ With New Technology
Singer recounts the battle to continue working after the death of Led Zeppelin bandmate John Bonham.