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.
Aerosmith’s ‘I Don’t Want to Miss … ‘ Was Imagined for a Woman
Writer Diane Warren expected female singer to perform band’s only No.1 hit.
David Bowie Producer Thought ���Hunky Dory’ Would Flop
Ken Scott took courage from the idea that 1971 album was an opportunity to “make mistakes.”
Could Rob Halford Join Heaven and Hell for an Album?
Drummer Vinny Appice restarts discussions about record with Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler.
Geddy Lee Explains Why There’s No Unreleased Rush Music
Trio abandoned anything if they thought they were “beating a dead horse.”
Alex Van Halen: ‘There’s Nothing Left in the Music Business’
"In the old days you’d get a dollar a record, and now you get 50 cents for 275,000 streams. It’s insane. It’s wrong."
How Bryan Adams Wrote ‘War Machine’ for Kiss
Canadian is pleased to hear that song remains a regular part of band's live shows 40 years later.
Why Sammy Hagar Won’t Do Socially Distanced Shows
Singer says his “crazy” fans would never stay in their seats when he started “getting it on.”
Great White Still Love Jack Russell, Says Mark Kendall
Guitarist regrets that singer’s addiction issues made it impossible for him to return: “His demons overcame him.”
Arnel Pineda Teases Journey About Steve Perry Return
Current singer still hopes to see former frontman making at least a guest appearance.
Nirvana Producer Recalls $100,000 Gamble Over ‘In Utero’
Steve Albini said he’d waive his fee for producing album if a band member beat him at pool.