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.
Brian May Says Queen Had ‘Unfair Advantage’ at Live Aid
Band’s retrospective video series covers their triumphant 20-minute show in 1985.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen Join Guns N’ Roses on Stage
He guests on “Paradise City” at end of Florida show.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Royalty Checks Are a ‘Joke’
Band didn’t get a penny until 1998 despite selling millions of albums, singer reports.
Kiss Consultant Predicts Brand Will Be Sold to ‘Conglomerate’
Catalog adviser discusses band’s future without Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.
Angry Roger Waters Rejected ‘Huge’ Deal From Facebook
He calls Mark Zuckerberg an idiot after request to use “Another Brick in the Wall Part II” in social media promotional film.
40 Years Ago: Beatles Reunite for a John Lennon Tribute Song
George Harrison gathered his former bandmates for 1981 single “All Those Years Ago,” written about late friend.
New Bruce Springsteen Album ‘Set Largely in the West’
Boss says 21st studio record is “coming out soon.”
Why Def Leppard Will Never Release Jim Steinman ‘Hysteria’ Tapes
Joe Elliott recalls eight-week, six-figure studio mess as fourth album took shape.
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.