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.
When AC/DC Hunted the Loch Ness Monster
Brian Johnson recalls trip to Scotland with Malcolm Young and a box of fireworks.
Stevie Nicks Says ‘The Chain’ Was ‘Take One for the Team’ Moment
She’s glad she gave classic song to Fleetwood Mac, but recalls she had her own plans for it.
How Thin Lizzy Blew Their Chance to Break America
Band members discuss the turmoil that resulted in Phil Lynott’s big dream never coming true.
Neal Schon Wants Journey’s New LP to Be ‘Diverse’ Like ‘Escape’
"The band is on fire, man," guitarist says. "I’m excited about this record. I believe we’ll start releasing things after the new year.”
20 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Issue Their Most Baffling Single
“Out of the Silent Planet” was cut short and only played live four times. So why did they release it?
How the Doors Ignored Jail Threat to Make ‘Morrison Hotel’
Singer Jim Morrison was waiting to hear about aftermath of airplane arrest.
Listen to Eddie Van Halen’s ‘Eruption’ on Two Stylophones
Creator denies it’s a “lame parody” and says it’s “one of the weirdest tributes” instead.
Brian Johnson Laments ‘Awful’ AC/DC Secrecy Rules
Singer says nondisclosure agreements turned him into “lying bastard.”
Richie Sambora Would Return to Bon Jovi for ‘Special Situation’
Former guitarist denies claim that he doesn’t have his life together.
David Lee Roth ‘Wasn’t Someone’ Until His First EMT Call
Van Halen singer discusses using his fame as “passport” to new experiences.