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 Says Eddie Van Halen Is ‘Not Doing Well’
Singer “officially apologizes” for success of band’s first seven years.
Metallica, Elton John and Others Donate to Australia Fire Funds
Queen linked with benefit concert next month as more than $140 million is raised.
No Sir! Five Rockers Who Refused British Honors
The reasons for rejecting are as varied as the titles the British Queen can bestow.
Why Steve Perry Didn’t Like Journey’s ‘Captured’ Album
Singer recalls how the band’s first live LP forced him to put perfection before enjoyment.
When Kirk Hammett Filled His Car With Stolen Liquor
Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt recalls thieving trips with future Metallica member.
Jimmy Page Just Heard About Led Zeppelin’s Ban From Boston
Guitarist discovered mayor’s 1975 ruling when he was researching blog post.
Listen to Unheard Version of Van Halen’s ‘Runnin’ With the Devil’
Studio mix includes alternate vocal take and different guitar solo.
Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick to Tour North America Together
Summer road trip runs from July 21 to Sept. 5, with tickets on sale this week.
Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John Are Working on Music Together
Sharon Osbourne says collaboration is part of year of “good stuff.”
Police, Deep Purple, Rainbow Engineer Nick Blagona Dead at 74
Veteran helped create Le Studio, which become known as Rush’s Abbey Road.
Elton John’s ’Rocketman’ Wins Two Golden Globes
Fantasy biopic secures Best Actor award for Taron Egerton and Best Song for "I’m Gonna Love Me Again."
Why Eagles Referenced Steely Dan in ‘Hotel California’
“Joke sculpture” approach to lyrics inspired Don Henley and Glenn Frey’s attempts to expand their horizons.