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.
Zebra’s Randy Jackson Recalls Brushes With Led Zeppelin Members
Singer recalls stories involving John Bonham and Robert Plant.
Stephen Pearcy Wants Classic Ratt Reunion for One Last Album
Singer says he’s on speaking terms with Bobby Blotzer and Warren DeMartini.
Black Crowes Were Forced to Record Debut Album Clean and Sober
Chris Robinson recalls they couldn’t afford drink or drugs during ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ sessions.
Van Morrison Threatens Legal Bid Over Coronavirus Lockdown
Singer begins procedure over Northern Ireland venue closures that could end up in court.
‘Cobra Kai’ Name-Checks Are Just Fun for Zebra
Veteran band’s frontman Randy Jackson doesn’t plan to exploit TV show star William Zabka's fandom.
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.”
Jimmy Page Recalls Playing on James Bond ‘Goldfinger’ Theme
Led Zeppelin guitarist watched Shirley Bassey collapse in studio session.
How ‘Lady’ Belatedly Saved Styx From a Lifetime of Obscurity
Former frontman reflects on “great motivator” that kept band going until “Lady” became a hit.
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.
How Gregg Allman Helped Elect President Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter partly credited his White House victory to help from late musician and his colleagues.