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.
Watch Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley Reunite Onstage
Former Kiss bandmates performed together for the first time in 16 years at a benefit show
Flea Compares Cutting Music Education to ‘Child Abuse’
The Red Hot Chili Peppers recalled how being in the band in school was the only thing that kept him straight.
Adam Lambert Admits First Queen Shows Were ‘Terrifying’
He was convinced he had no right to front Freddie Mercury's group.
10 Years Ago: ‘Be Advised: Paul Stanley Is Down’
Kiss were 34 years into their career before they had to face the challenge of playing as a trio when Paul Stanley suffered a health alert just before a show.
Eddie Vedder Joins Roger Waters for ‘Comfortably Numb’ in Chicago
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder joined Roger Waters in Chicago in July 2017 to guest on a performance of Pink Floyd classic “Comfortably Numb."
Ritchie Blackmore Says He Would Play a ‘Single Show’ With Deep Purple
Ritchie Blackmore said he’d be prepared to play a “single show” with his former colleagues in Deep Purple, mainly for nostalgia reasons.
Freddie Mercury Movie Is ‘Finally Happening’ With Director Bryan Singer
Queen have announced that the long-awaited and highly anticipated official biopic of their late singer Freddie Mercury is “finally happening” after spending years in production hell.
David Bowie and Queen Recorded Other Songs During ‘Under Pressure’ Sessions
David Bowie and Queen recorded a series of songs together in the ‘80s, even though only “Under Pressure” was released from the sessions.
35 Years Ago: Def Leppard Replace Pete Willis With Phil Collen
Def Leppard were well into the recording of third album Pyromania when they decided that co-founding guitarist Pete Willis would have to go.
15 Years Ago: The Who’s John Entwistle Dies
John Entwistle’s death attracted as much attention as he always had onstage with the Who.