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.
The Single Word That Killed Dee Snider’s Best Album
Twisted Sister singer was skirting financial collapse and career demise as he aimed to launch a new supergroup.
Kane Roberts Doubts He Was Good Fit for Current Alice Cooper Band
Five-week return to shock rock icon's group was enough, says guitarist.
Why It’s Easy for Queen to Change Their Set List on Tour
Non-automated large-scale production means the band (and Adam Lambert) can go "thrill-seeking" on the road.
03/25 AR prepped – REO Speedwagon’s Remarkably Easy Ride to Name ‘Tuna Fish’ Album
Kevin Cronin recalls record label had no problem with Groucho Marx joke as title.
Listen to Pete Townshend’s First Solo Single in 29 Years
The Who guitarist releases "Can’t Outrun the Truth" in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust.
Night Ranger Shows Postponed After Jack Blades Taken to Hospital
Three shows rescheduled after singer and bassist has health emergency.
Why Wolf Van Halen Fires Himself in ‘Another Celebration’ Video
He explains why live band rehearsed 'Mammoth II' lead track but couldn't play it onstage.
Why John Fogerty Never Felt Like the Best Musician
He was always comfortable despite thinking Creedence Clearwater Revival wasn't the "best in the world, or even in our own country or our own state."
Devo’s First Official Documentary Movie in the Works
A feature-length film will explore band's rise to success.
Steve Hackett Bringing Genesis’ ‘Foxtrot’ Tour to North America
Guitarist will mark album's 50th anniversary with October and November runs.