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.
K.K. Downing Was Never Sure of Judas Priest’s Image
Former guitarist says there was always “a question mark about the band’s look” in quote from upcoming memoir.
Hear Ann Wilson’s Audioslave Cover in Memory of Chris Cornell
“I Am the Highway” appears on Heart singer’s upcoming album 'Immortal.'
Watch Phil Anselmo Dedicate Pantera Cover to Vinnie Paul
Emotional ex-Pantera frontman tells Scour fans: “This is one for Vince” before performing “Slaughtered.”
Prophets of Rage Finishing Off Second Album
Bassist Tim Commerford says Rage Against the Machine offshoot will release new track this week, and suggests upcoming LP explores “new territory.”
Black Keys Collaborator Richard Swift Dies at 41
Dan Auerbach paid tribute to the multi-instrumentalist who was also a former member of the Arcs and the Shins.
Listen to Guns N’ Roses’ ‘November Rain’ Demo
The 1986 piano and vocal recording runs 10 minutes, and appears on ‘Appetite for Destruction’ reissue.
Taylor Hawkins Recalls Life-Threatening Overdose
Foo Fighters drummer feared his two-week coma would bring the band to an end.
U.S. Musicians’ Median Income Is $21,300 Per Year
Most artists forced to rely on other work to cover living expenses, survey reports.
Why Vinnie Paul Refused to Reunite Pantera
The late drummer was the only band member to stand in the way of regrouping in honor of his brother Dimebag.
Alice in Chains Expand 2018 Tour Again
10 more dates added to North American run, taking it to the end of October.