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.
Vince Neil’s Struggle to Cope With Daughter Skylar’s Death
Aggressive cancer took four-year-old Skylar while singer fought with ex bandmates and estranged wife.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Working on New Album
Johnny Van Zant says LP to follow farewell tour is effectively “in the can.”
Lenny Kravitz Recalls ‘Fluid’ Studio Experience With Slash
Former schoolmates wrote “Always on the Run” after Guns N’ Roses guitarist was allowed only one take on “Fields of Joy” solo.
How Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band Saved Him From Alcoholism
Ex-Beatle recalls fear of returning to work: “I couldn’t play sober, but I also couldn’t play as a drunk.”
How Queen Rescued Kansas From a Lousy Opening Spot
Phil Ehart recalls the ‘Sheer Heart Attack’ road trip in 1974, which left them unhappy until they spoke to Brian May.
Roger Daltrey Explains Why Pete Townshend Smashed Guitars
Who frontman says trademark stage performance “was not about the visual.”
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.”
Alice Cooper Chasing ‘Detroit Sound’ for New Album, EP
Bob Seger, Suzi Quatro and ‘70s bandmates lined up to appear on releases planned for this year and next.
How Billy Idol Risked His Sight for ‘Eyes Without a Face’
The singer was bandaged up for two days while his corneas healed.
When Jerry Lee Lewis Married His 13-Year-Old Cousin
Twenty-two-year-old star ended his promising rock 'n' roll career when he wed for the third time in 1958.