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.
Tom Hamilton Recalls Aerosmith’s Wilderness Years
Bassist admits he didn’t realize band was “essentially over” in the early '80s, and discusses future album hopes.
Which Rock Giant Will Release Their Next Album First?
Rating the chances of AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, Iron Maiden and others launching new LPs soon.
10 Years Ago: Steven Tyler’s Stage Fall Triggers Aerosmith Meltdown
By the time singer was being flown to a hospital, his bandmates had already reached a breaking point with him.
Slipknot Kick Off 2019 North American Tour – Set List, Videos
Slipknot Roadshow begins with 17-song performance in California - their first U.S. appearance in nearly three years.
AC/DC’s Long, Winding Highway to ‘Highway to Hell’
From family business to world-class contenders, the road to their first global hit album had been a twisting one.
Gene Simmons Says He’ll ‘Cry Like Young Girl’ at Final Kiss Show
Bassist doesn’t know if he’ll miss his iconic stage costume once End of the Road tour is over.
20 Years Ago: Slipknot Explode With Self-Titled Debut Album
Violent recording sessions and energetic live shows gave nine-man band their best-selling LP to date.
Geezer Butler Happy to Have to Prove Himself Again
Bassist says Deadland Ritual have 12 songs written - but refutes the suggestion they’re a supergroup.
35 Years Ago: Van Halen Release ‘Panama,’ Their Last David Lee Roth-Era Hit
It’s about a car, or perhaps a stripper, or both – but the third single from ‘1984’ marked the pinnacle of the band’s world dominance.
Listen to New Deadland Ritual Song ‘Broken and Bruised’
Geezer Butler, Matt Sorum, Steve Stevens and Franky Perez serve up latest track.