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.
Rescued David Bowie Painting Will Sell for 10,000 Times its Price
Woman bought 90’s canvas at landfill center for $5 CAD - auction bids have topped $50,000.
Keith Richards and Noel Gallagher Compared Bad Bandmates
Rolling Stones guitarist asked Oasis counterpart which of their singers was a “bigger c---”.
Watch Kiss Unmask to Play at Ace Frehley’s 1976 Wedding
Impromptu three-song set took place when their identities were still secret.
When Ace Frehley and Kings of Chaos Gate-Crashed a Slash Show
Gilby Clarke and Todd Kerns exchange experiences of all-star moment in Milwaukee.
Rudy Sarzo Heard ‘Sound of Hopelessness’ When Randy Rhoads Died
Former Ozzy Osbourne bassist described the “multi-level” feeling he hopes never to experience again.
Some Kiss Members Took Fitness ‘Beating’ Before 1996 Reunion Tour
Paul Stanley says strenuous preparation campaign was a “shock” to some bandmates.
When Guns N’ Roses Helped Ian Astbury Escape from Cops
Cult guitarist Billy Duffy recalls Doors-style profanity in the ‘80s.
Neil Finn Would ‘Gladly Step Aside’ for Lindsey Buckingham
Crowded House leader recalls “bolt out of nowhere” invitation from Mick Fleetwood to join Fleetwood Mac.
Watch Andy Summers Read Story From His Book ’Fretted and Moaning’
Police guitarist shares tale of “shagged out” musician who’d had “too many shows – this should have been the day off.”
Jim Morrison’s Fame Led Dad to Offer Resignation From U.S. Navy
Doors legend's sister recalls how flag officer feared counterculture connection might “upset the apple cart” with his commanding superiors.