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.
Hear David Lee Roth’s Cover of Van Halen’s ‘Dance the Night Away’
It’s the latest arrival from 14 tracks he recorded live with his band in May.
Watch Original Nine Inch Nails Lineup Reunite On Stage
Richard Patrick, Chris Vrenna, Danny Lohner and Charlie Clouser join Trent Reznor for six songs.
40 Years Ago: Why Pat Benatar Had to Fight for ‘Shadows of the Night’
She battled with record label and bandmates to make a hit out of abandoned song.
Michael Starr Insists It’s ‘Not Easy to Play’ in Steel Panther
Singer outlined the challenges of being in the band after revealing new bassist.
Why Ozzy Osbourne Never Felt ‘Important’ in Black Sabbath
Singer also discusses his disappointment with reunion experiences.
Sammy Hagar’s Producer Talked Him Out of Americana Album
Dave Cobb steered the singer away from an acoustic record to make 'Crazy Times' with Van Halen feel.
How Nikki Sixx Talked Tommy Lee Into Motley Crue Reunion
Bassist says that Stadium Tour will see "another 120 [shows] next year and the year after that."
John Fogerty Recalls His Desire to ‘Make America Better’
He says today's political environment is "very similar" to civil rights era that inspired Creedence Clearwater Revival songs.
Stadium Tour Proved Rock Is Not Dead, Says Rikki Rockett
Poison drummer recalls "crazy summer" with Motley Crue and Def Leppard.
Motley Crue Hints at Future Tour Plans: ‘See You in February’
A Vegas residency, overseas tours and another North American run are among the band's plans.
When Robert Trujillo Accidentally Cut Ozzy Osbourne’s Stage Power
Future Metallica bassist thought he got his band kicked off Black Sabbath legend's tour.
Why Roger Daltrey Must Retire ‘Even If It’s After This Tour’
The Who singer says his band's "music is very different from most rock."
Ozzy Osbourne’s Doubts Over Album With Tony Iommi
Black Sabbath singer reveals why guitarist never guested on his solo records until now.
Justin Hawkins Explains ‘Back in Black’ Moment at Taylor Hawkins Show
Darkness frontman reveals he was invited on stage by Brian Johnson, not gatecrashing.
10 Ways Dave Grohl Gave Grief a Chance at Taylor Hawkins Tribute
Foo Fighters leader oversaw brave, emotional, public wake featuring band’s extended family.
Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ Documentary Wins Five Emmys
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Peter Jackson all add trophies to their mantles.
Wolfgang Van Halen Covers Van Halen at Taylor Hawkins Tribute
He blazed through furious renditions of "On Fire" and "Hot for Teacher" with help from the Darkness' Justin Hawkins.
David Lee Roth Rerecords ‘Panama’ in 14-Song, Two-Hour Session
New version of Van Halen classic was recorded during a solo band studio meeting back in May.
‘Gene Simmons Likes Giving Me a Hard Time’ Says Dave Mustaine
Megadeth leader recalls confusing experiences with Kiss icon.
Why Mike Patton Refused to Join Anthrax
Scott Ian recalls "asking but not really asking" during his band's struggle to secure singer.