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.
$17,500 Yoko Ono Rock Stolen from Museum
A rock that was part of a Yoko Ono art installation, valued at $17,500, has been stolen from a Toronto museum.
Robert Plant’s Secret ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Lyric Reminder: Peter Grant
Robert Plant has recalled how Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant helped him sing the right lyrics to “Stairway to Heaven” during their heyday.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen: An AC/DC Album with Axl Rose Would be ‘Karaoke’
Phil Collen of Def Leppard accepts that an AC/DC album featuring Axl Rose might be good, but says it wouldn’t be a real AC/DC release.
Gene Simmons Says He Was ‘Wrong,’ ‘Not Informed’ About Cannabis
Kiss star Gene Simmons, who has invested in a cannabis company, explains his about-turn on his attitude to the substance.
Rob Halford Says ‘You’ve Gotta Be a Fighter’ Through Health Struggles
Judas Priest singer Rob Halford has cited bandmate Glenn Tipton along with late icons Lemmy Kilmister and Ronnie James Dio as inspirations for their approach toward their health issues.
Mick Jones and Lou Gramm Considering Foreigner EP From ‘Old Ideas’
Foreigner leader Mick Jones said that he and former singer Lou Gramm have been working up songs based on “old ideas” and that the results could appear on a new EP.
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.
Watch Eddie Vedder Sing a Tom Petty Song at the Oscars
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder made a surprise appearance at the Oscars ceremony last night.
Metallica Planning Their Own Whiskey Distillery
Former Maker’s Mark distiller reveals he’s working with Metallica to create their own liquor.
Watch Donald Glover Rap Over AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black’
Actor Donald Glover, aka rapper Childish Gambino, is probably best known as the creator and star of the TV comedy series 'Atlanta.'