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.
John Corabi Describes Unreleased Motley Crue Song ‘La Dolce Vita’
He confirms existence of two tracks from ‘90s sessions, including seven-minute piece with Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd influences.
How Desmond Child Saved Aerosmith’s ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady)’
Steven Tyler was worried original concept would be offensive to gay community.
Metallica Wanted Rob Trujillo’s Million-Dollar Deal Out of Movie
‘Some Kind of Monster’ director recalls hours of tension until James Hetfield had “moment of clarity.”
How Donald Trump Named Ted Nugent’s New Album
President was recorded calling guitarist a “handsome devil” - so that’s the LP title.
When Kiss Made Their National TV Debut
Paul Stanley never forgot impact of performing on Dick Clark’s ‘In Concert’ show in 1974.
Elton John Says He’s Recorded ‘Something’ with Metallica
Singer confirms collaboration with metal band took place during pandemic lockdown.
When Kiss Classic ‘God of Thunder’ Left Paul Stanley ‘Devastated’
Frontman hoped his track would become his signature song - until producer Bob Ezrin gave it to Gene Simmons.
Why Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Handed Warrant a Plate of His S—
Drummer took young band to task after members trashed a dressing room.
How Eric Clapton Survived Buffalo Springfield Drug Bust
Cream star found himself wearing pink boots in a Los Angeles county jail with three Black Panthers.
How Rick Springfield ‘Pissed All Over’ Sammy Hagar Song
Friends came close to wrecking each other’s music during 2020 “boat-in” show.