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.
How Slash Finally Got Off Drugs in 2005
Guns N’ Roses guitarist says return to substance abuse during Velvet Revolver era was “my own fault.”
Ozzy Osbourne’s Ant-Snorting Scene in ‘The Dirt’ ‘Didn’t Happen,’ Says Jake E. Lee
Guitarist recalls being present during face-off between Black Sabbath icon and Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx.
Sammy Hagar Creates New Tequila
Singer presents Santo Fino Blanco, made in partnership with TV chef Guy Fieri.
Michael Anthony Nixes Van Halen Reunion
Bassist says reconnection with former bandmates is “not gonna happen.”
Michael Jackson to Remain in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Representative cites his “significant impact” on music despite allegations of abuse made in ‘Leaving Neverland’ documentary.
Sex Pistols Reported to Feature in New Biopic
Success of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ encourages filmmaker who’s working on story about Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood.
Nikki Sixx Reveals What Surprised Him Most About ‘The Dirt’ Movie
Motley Crue bassist didn’t expect the pain of seeing his relationship with his mother on screen.
Vince Neil Says ‘The Dirt’ Movie is Better Than He Expected
Motley Crue frontman had budget concerns before watching finished product, which Nikki Sixx says carries “cautionary tale.”
How Billy Gibbons Named ZZ Top
Band leader was inspired by posters that filled band’s hangout room.
When Jerry Lee Lewis Was Accused of Planning to Shoot Elvis Presley
Attempted final meeting between two old friends went spectacularly wrong in 1976.