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.
When Eddie Van Halen Jammed With His Hero Allan Holdsworth
Eddie Van Halen and his hero Allan Holdsworth never managed to work together on a full-scale project.
Ann Wilson Says Heart Won’t Reunite Without Counseling
Ann Wilson believes that only counseling can secure the future of Heart after the singer and her guitarist sister Nancy fell out over a family assault drama.
30 Years Ago: David Coverdale Returns From the Abyss With ‘Whitesnake’
David Coverdale got it absolutely spot-on when he called Whitesnake’s seventh album Whitesnake, because it was indeed a definitive achievement.
Steve Howe Says Don’t Hold Your Breath for Classic Yes Reunion
Yes guitarist Steve Howe said fans shouldn’t put too much stock in the idea of a reunion with classic-era members.
25 Years Ago: Def Leppard Beat the Grunge Clock With ‘Adrenalize’
Def Leppard had always aimed to be a big deal.
Bret Michaels on Poison Reunion: ‘We Haven’t Killed Each Other Yet’
Poison singer Bret Michaels has posted a picture of the band together in the studio, and assured fans that their 2017 reunion tour will go ahead as planned.
AC/DC Promoters Fined Over Axl Rose-Fronted Show
Spanish authorities have fined AC/DC promoters Live Nation for refusing to issue ticket refunds to fans who didn’t want to see Axl Rose fronting the band.
45 Years Ago: Jethro Tull Try to ‘Out-Prog’ Everybody With ‘Thick as a Brick’
Ian Anderson wanted Jethro Tull's fifth studio album to act as a response to reviews which described 1971's 'Aqualung' as a concept album.
Bruce Springsteen Drummer Max Weinberg: My Son Is in Slipknot, and He Kicks My Ass
Max Weinberg, Bruce Springsteen’s longtime drummer, admitted he couldn’t take his son Jay’s place as the drummer in Slipknot.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Reunite in Studio
Former Beatles members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunited in the studio this past weekend to work on a song together.