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.
Jason Newsted Says He’ll Always Be a Member of Metallica
Former bassist believes his “last one in, first one out” mentality gave the band the “stabilization” it needed to continue without him.
Steve Miller Hated Jimi Hendrix’s Burning Guitar Stunt
He calls late icon’s memorable moment at Monterey “pathetic.”
Metallica Fans Anticipate 2020 Festival Run
Clues lead to more speculation over “XX” teaser website.
Watch Guns N’ Roses Play ‘Locomotive’ for First Time in 27 Years
Funk-rock song was last performed during ‘Use Your Illusion’ tour.
Elton John Rewrote ‘Imagine’ to Tease John Lennon
New lyrics poked fun at ex-Beatle’s passion for shopping.
Metallica Tease Mystery ‘XX’ Announcement
Countdown clock on new “XX” website reaches zero on Thursday.
Mick Jagger Wanted Pension Plan, Thought He’d Be Retired at 60
Rolling Stones singer told accountant, ‘I won’t be singing rock ’n’ roll.’
Why Jimmy Page Abandoned Tour With Black Crowes in 2000
Led Zeppelin icon claimed back problems, but in truth he’d been “insulted” by guitarist Rich Robinson, drummer Steve Gorman writes.
Kiss Fan Recalls High-Speed Ride to Get Ace Frehley to Show
New York man was so starstruck he refused invitation to go onstage and forgot to ask for autograph.
Tony Iommi to James Hetfield: ‘You’ve Done the Right Thing’
Black Sabbath icon sends message to pal in rehab.