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.
Eddie Van Halen Cheered Wolfgang When He Threw Pumpkin at Teacher
Son recalls moment that demonstrated guitar icon’s supportive nature.
Sammy Hagar’s Dad Taught Him ‘What Not to Do’
Singer pays tribute to late alcoholic father, who boxed to “make a living for his family.”
How Guns N’ Roses’ ‘You Could Be Mine’ Tied In to ‘Terminator 2′
The 1991 single from 'Use Your Illusion' and 'Judgment Day' movie both had their roots in the '80s.
Nirvana Members Only Hoped ‘Nevermind’ Would Buy Them Apartments
Dave Grohl recalls modest ambitions for world-changing album.
When Guns N’ Roses Helped Ian Astbury Escape from Cops
Cult guitarist Billy Duffy recalls Doors-style profanity in the ‘80s.
Steve Lukather: Eddie Van Halen ‘Misinterpreted’ by Guitarists
Toto founder says his friend of 40 years was upset by shredding craze.
Wolfgang Van Halen Takes ‘Biggest Compliment’ from Haters’ Claim
The musician says it’s “so funny” that people accuse him of not really playing bass with Van Halen.
Robert Plant Told Nancy Wilson He’d Come to Hate ‘Stairway’
Conversation took place after Heart performed Led Zeppelin classic in front of the band.
$18 Concert Tickets Cost $1,000 for Unvaccinated Fans
Florida promoter enacts “no-vax tax” to “get the fence-sitters off the fence” over COVID-19.
Myles Kennedy Had to Hide Tears During Led Zeppelin Tryout
Slash and Alter Bridge singer says Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones were “gracious” about his fandom during 2008 auditions.