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 Kirk Hammett Trip on His Wah Pedal
Metallica guitarist laughs off Italy incident as band perform on rain-soaked stage.
15 Years Ago: Current Kiss Lineup Begins First Tour
Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons are joined by Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer for Rock the Nation road trip in 2004.
Listen to Sammy Hagar’s New Song, ‘Affirmation’
Track is taken from ‘Space Between,’ his album with the Circle that he believes will be his last.
Most Requested Funeral Songs List Topped by Queen, Led Zeppelin
‘Stairway to Heaven’ is most popular choice at final ceremonies, with Freddie Mercury’s band featuring four times.
Watch Paul Stanley Abandon Zipline Stunt at Kiss Show
Apparent technical failure sees frontman giving up on ‘Love Gun’ tradition.
How Joe Perry Overcame Worries About Aerosmith’s Vegas Residency
Producer Jack Douglas also reveals what went wrong on the band's first night.
James Hetfield Didn’t Need Acting Tips for Ted Bundy Biopic
‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile’ star Zac Efron hails Metallica frontman’s talent.
Deep Purple Accountant Jailed for Stealing $3 Million From Band
Theft discovered after late manager’s children looked into inheritance.
Gene Simmons Once Overcame Fear of Flying for Paul Stanley
Kiss frontman acknowledges 49 years of “true love and true friendship” with bandmate in new book.
Woodstock 50 Will Go Ahead and ‘Be a Blast’ Insists Promoter
Michael Lang vows festival will be staged in August despite financial backer’s withdrawal.