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.
Listen to Tommy Lee’s Two New Songs
"Knock Me Down" and "Tops" come from the Motley Crue drummer's upcoming album 'Andro.'
Ratt’s ‘Round and Round’ Returns to Top 20 Thanks to TV Ad
“Ratt problem” commercial has aired more than 10,000 times in two months.
Bruce Springsteen Calls George Floyd Killing a ‘Visual Lynching’
The Boss says America is “haunted by our original sin of slavery.”
Neil Peart Honored With Pavilion in Home City
“Conclusive” poll of residents results in Rush drummer’s name being preserved at site that inspired 1975 song “Lakeside Park.”
35 Years Ago: Tom Petty Releases a Song He Hates
“Make It Better (Forget About Me)” diverted the course of ‘Southern Accents’ album during a period of cocaine overindulgence.
Don Henley Argues for Copyright Law Change Before Congress
Eagles co-founder says current regulations are “a relic of a MySpace era in a TikTok world.”
Krist Novoselic Hails Donald Trump for ‘Strong and Direct’ Speech
Nirvana bassist reportedly says president should not send troops in to deal with unrest after George Floyd killing.
Bob Kulick Won’t Have Traditional Funeral Due to COVID-19
Brother Bruce asks fans to “continue celebrating” late guitarist until proper memorial can take place.
Record Labels Blackout to Protest Against Killing of George Floyd
“The show must be paused” message to be supported by day of “disconnect from work” on June 2.
How the Byrds Helped David Byrne Move Away From Folk Music
Talking Heads frontman recalls the band’s early influence, followed by David Bowie and the Velvet Underground.