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.
Billy Gibbons and John Fogerty Accidentally Wrote a Song Together
Billy Gibbons has revealed that a recent meeting with John Fogerty about their joint tour quickly turned into an accidental songwriting session.
Led Zeppelin Reunion Sealed Soon After Jimmy Page Hired Peter Mensch
Music manager Peter Mensch recalled how Led Zeppelin agreed to their 2007 reunion just two hours after he’d been hired by guitarist Jimmy Page.
Stephen Hawking, Rock Star: How He Helped Shape Songs by Pink Floyd, U2 and Others
Stephen Hawking may have been more interested in classical music than popular music – but he still managed to notch up an impressive series of rock star credentials.
Charles Manson’s Body Granted to His Grandson
The four-month legal battle over the ownership of mass murderer Charles Manson’s body has ended with the remains being put in the care of his grandson.
Bon Jovi Album Suffers Record 168-Place Chart Fall
Bon Jovi's latest LP has set a new record: falling from No. 1 to No. 168 in one week – the steepest-ever drop in chart history.
The Osbournes’ Male Nanny Tells All in Podcast Episode
The second episode of 'The Osbournes Podcast' has been released.
Trump-Supporting Roger Waters Fans Didn’t Walk Out of Shows
Roger Waters’ guitarist said the former Pink Floyd member’s political stance angered fans who also happen to support President Donald Trump, but few of them actually walked out of the shows.
Slash Granted Restraining Order Against Aggressive Man
Slash has been granted a restraining order against a man who was seen acting aggressively near the Guns N’ Roses guitarist’s home after failing to gain entry.
John Corabi Recalls the Moment Motley Crue Realized He Wasn’t a Fan
He had to request copies of Motley Crue's older albums in order to learn the songs.
Listen to Guns N’ Roses’ First-Ever Interview
The Guns N’ Roses interview, recorded two weeks after they formed, includes an early version of “Don’t Cry.”
Trevor Horn to Rejoin Yes for Three Anniversary Shows
Trevor Horn fronted Yes for one album, and served as a producer on three others.
Deep Purple Release 1987 Backstage Prank Video
Deep Purple have released a clip shot at London’s Wembley Stadium in 1987, where the band pretend to ignore MTV.