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.
Robert Plant Calls Led Zeppelin ‘Trio With a Wedding Singer’
He hails bandmates’ work on “Achilles’ Last Stand” in latest podcast episode, and recalls writing lyrics in time of being “torn asunder.”
Jeff Scott Soto Says Steve Perry’s ‘Ghost’ Made Fronting Journey Hard
Singer remains upset at “zero attention” given to his time with the band.
Duff McKagan Says Humanity Will Overcome … and Then Party
Guns N’ Roses bassist discusses positive message of new solo album ‘Tenderness.’
David Crosby Explains How to Survive in Prison
He recalls his jail term and talks about fear of death and relationship trust in ‘Ask Croz’ advice video.
Why Van Halen Took Six Months to Come Up With ‘Right Now’
Sammy Hagar recalls blind spot over lead lyric and piano riff.
‘Rocketman’ Set to Battle for Third Place During Opening Weekend
Predictions suggest Elton John movie will take up to $30 million, with ‘Godzilla,’ ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Ma’ in contention.
Slash Confirms New Guns N’ Roses Album Is Happening
Guitarist says work will start in earnest later this year after leaked photo reveals session with Axl Rose.
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.