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.
Slayer’s Dave Lombardo Considered Joining Megadeth
Drummer came close to signing up with Dave Mustaine in 1986, but drug fears changed his mind.
Dave Grohl Inspired by Lemmy and Nuclear Destruction
Foo Fighters leader discusses the meanings behind some songs on new album ‘Medicine at Midnight.’
Gene Simmons Says ‘Money Is Not the Root of All Evil’
Kiss legend argues it’s “bulls---” that he’s not supposed to “revel in riches.”
Gilby Clarke Regrets Learning Guns N’ Roses Set the Hard Way
Former guitarist put himself through difficult week ahead of first concert.
Dave Grohl Was ‘Branded For Life’ by John Bonham Obsession
Foo Fighters leader recalls tattooing himself with drummer’s emblem after discovering Led Zeppelin in his teens.
Watch Van Halen and Leslie West Play ‘Mississippi Queen’ Live
Guitar greats demonstrated their connection during a mid-'90s update of Mountain's signature song.
Dee Snider and Sebastian Bach Make Up After Twitter Debate
Singers confirm appreciation for each other after fan begs them not to make 2020 worse by falling out.
See Tommy Lee in Trailer for New Horror Movie ‘The Retaliators’
Motley Crue drummer is one of several rock stars making appearances in 2021 release.
Matt Sorum Recalls Recording Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Drunken Pirate Song’
They tracked “You Ain’t the First” after a boozy afternoon, despite producer trying to send them home.
Sammy Hagar: Van Halen Tour Would Have Been Double-Frontman Show
Singer confirms trek would have featured both him and David Lee Roth, allowing them to play "[all] the Van Halen hits"