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 Phone Call that Got Ace Frehley Sober
Former Kiss guitarist recalls conversation that helped him dry out 13 years ago.
How Queen Moved on Without Freddie Mercury
Brian May and Roger Taylor were determined to continue forward despite the loss.
15 Years Ago: Black Friday: The End of Van Hagar
Hopes for a global Van Halen resurgence ended in Arizona after 80 tense concerts with Sammy Hagar in 2004.
Triumph Reunite for Three-Song Set
Rik Emmett, Mike Levine and Gil Moore’s first set in 11 years recorded for upcoming documentary.
Why the Doobie Brothers Only Play One Michael McDonald Song Live
Patrick Simmons explains band’s decision to almost entirely avoid an era of songs.
Unreleased Grateful Dead Live Tracks Bundled With Graphic Novel
'Origins' soundtrack selected by archivist David Lemieux, with four unheard performances from 1968 included in vinyl collectors edition.
Kiss Cancel Australian Tour Over Paul Stanley Illness
Eight shows called off “with heavy hearts.”
Ozzy Osbourne May Not Have Needed Serious Surgery
Wife Sharon says they were too “engulfed” in moment to ask for second opinion.
Hear the Band’s ‘Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever’ at Woodstock
Full performance from 1969 appears for first time on ‘The Band’ 50th-anniversary edition.
Cherie Currie Says ‘Timing’ Was Against the Runaways
Singer reflects on band dramas as she returns to music after being ready to walk away.