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.
Rockers React to Tom Verlaine’s Death
Television icon hailed by Michael Stipe, Flea, Patti Smith, Chris Stein and many others.
Why Malcolm McLaren Couldn’t Get Glen Matlock Back in Sex Pistols
Bassist explains why he refused invitation to rejoin, saying version of split seen in ‘Pistol’ was “totally not true.”
When Bob Dylan Refused to Let Aggressive Hecklers Ruin His Show
Pianist Alan Pasqua recalls rowdy crowd in Germany during ‘Street Legal’ era.
Why Paul Stanley Didn’t Try Hard at School
Kiss icon doesn’t recommend others following his example.
Jane’s Addiction Hire Josh Klinghoffer as Dave Navarro Stand-in
They’d never toured without their guitarist until last year.
Krist Novoselic’s Safety-First TV-Throwing Stunt
Nirvana bassist made sure no one would be put to any trouble before dropping set from hotel window.
Rod Stewart Offers to Pay People’s Medical Bills
Singer calls TV phone-in to criticize British health service: "There are people dying because they cannot get scans."
Tool’s Danny Carey Won’t Face Airport Assault Charges
Drummer's case dropped more than a year after arrest in Kansas City.
Pamela Anderson Demands Public Apology for ‘Pam and Tommy’
She reveals ex-husband Lee wrote her note saying, "Don’t let this hurt you like it did the first time."
Watch Twisted Sister Reunite at Heavy Metal Hall of Fame
First show in seven years features Mike Portnoy in place of late A.J. Pero.
Doomsday Clock Closer Than Iron Maiden’s ‘2 Minutes to Midnight’
Scientists move apocalypse risk illustrator to 90 seconds.
Pamela Anderson Felt ‘Run Over’ by ‘Pam and Tommy’ Miniseries
She says she didn’t know about show until it was being advertised for broadcast.