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.
Wolfgang Van Halen Covers Van Halen at Taylor Hawkins Tribute
He blazed through furious renditions of "On Fire" and "Hot for Teacher" with help from the Darkness' Justin Hawkins.
Watch Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson Reunite at ‘South Park’ Show
Duo joined Primus and show creators for rendition of “Closer to the Heart.”
Alice Cooper Names Three Bands Every Young Musician Should Hear
Shock-rock icon says too many hopefuls "just throw it away."
Genesis Play Last-Ever Show With Peter Gabriel in Audience
Phil Collins jokes about members needing “real jobs” after Last Domino? tour ends.
How Keith Richards Quietly Quit Smoking
Rolling Stones guitarist says he doesn't miss 55-year habit.
Robert Plant Wanted to Flee From Alison Krauss Tryout Session
Led Zeppelin legend felt "exposed and vulnerable" as duet album ‘Raising Sand’ began to form.
Watch Michael Anthony Sing Van Halen Classics Onstage
Bassist takes over from Sammy Hagar at Circle show for "Runnin' With the Devil" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love."
Watch the Queen’s Guard Pay Tribute to Meat Loaf
British soldiers play brass version of "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" on Buckingham Palace grounds.
Don McLean Says His Success Is Due to Asthma and Father’s Death
Singer looks back on moments that helped forge his career.
The Fight to Have Elton John Play at Princess Diana’s Funeral
British National Archive papers reveal priest’s bid for “modern world” to be represented at ceremony.