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.
25 Years Ago: ’12 Monkeys’ Predicts the Pandemic
Terry Gilliam’s complex sci-fi hit turned out to be a warning from movie history.
Kiss Confirm New Years’ Eve Show World Records
‘Kiss 2020 Goodbye’ show scores two entries for pyro effects while third awaits verification.
Watch Van Halen and Leslie West Play ‘Mississippi Queen’ Live
Guitar greats demonstrated their connection during a mid-'90s update of Mountain's signature song.
Watch Clips from Kiss’ Highly Explosive Soundcheck in Dubai
Small audience allowed to watch as band prepare for New Year’s Eve livestream.
Tony Iommi Recalls Black Sabbath’s Spooky ‘Fifth Member’
Guitarist says the band was accompanied by “over-self” and cites “loneliness” as one reason for breakup.
Save Our Stages: $15 Billion COVID Rescue Package for Live Venues
Senate minority leader hails “fighting chance” offered as part of $900 billion relief plan.
Watch Unseen Beatles Footage From ‘Get Back’ Sessions
Peter Jackson presents montage from 2021 movie showing band having fun.
Paul McCartney Recalls Trying Pot With Bob Dylan
He says Ringo Starr was first Beatle to try the drug in 1964.
When AC/DC Ended Up in a Fistfight With Deep Purple
Angus Young and David Coverdale have contrasting memories of 1975 moment.
Why Bruce Springsteen Hated ‘Born To Run’ When He First Heard It
He said he initially wanted to throw career-making album into a hotel pool.