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.
Nikki Sixx Rips Carmine Appice Over Mick Mars Claims
Motley Crue bassist dismisses suggestion from “washed up drummer” that guitarist was unhappy about Stadium Tour shows.
Watch Bono Apologize for Being Bono
Lighthearted moment takes place in new interview with U2's songwriting duo.
Watch Bono and the Edge Cover ABBA’s ‘S.O.S.’
U2 singer admits he struggled to admit he was a fan of Swedish quartet.
Roger Waters Sets Lawyers on ‘Unjustifiable’ Show Cancellations
Pink Floyd co-founder lost booking in Germany amid allegations of antisemitism.
Peter Gabriel Aims for Biofeedback-Powered Stage Show
He first came up with the idea 50 years ago but had to wait for tech and AI developments.
Def Leppard Goes Classical With ‘Drastic Symphonies’ Album
New version of "Animal" with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra leads LP's arrival in May.
The Cure’s Robert Smith Calls Dynamic Ticket Pricing ‘Bit of a Scam’
He discusses band's bid to cut out scalpers and why it's so difficult.
Metallica’s ‘Lulu’ Was Victim of Fan Ignorance, Says Lars Ulrich
Drummer argues that 2011 collaboration with Lou Reed has "aged extremely well."
Steve Harris Considers Iron Maiden’s End
Bassist wants to focus on playing live rather than making albums in closing years.
The Rolling Stones Sued Over ‘Living in a Ghost Town’
Songwriter claims 2020 track was based on two of his own compositions.
Billy Joel Wishes He Could Take Back a Fourth of His Songs
Piano Man explains why he stopped writing new material.
Wolfgang Van Halen on Recording Solo: ‘It’s My Artistic Expression’
Mammoth WVH leader plans to widen the breadth of his songwriting on second album.
Gary Rossington Spent a Night Slapping Frank Hannon’s Hands
Tesla guitarist shares warm memories of late Lynyrd Skynyrd co-founder.
When Beck Found Disheartening Fame With ‘Loser’
Early indie release led to a struggle with being misunderstood.
When Billy Squier Refused to Tour With Ringo Starr
He was told he'd never work again after rejecting former Beatle's invitation.
Jamie Lee Curtis Tells Bruce Springsteen to Play Matinee Shows
Actress wants bands to deliver afternoon concerts so older fans can be "in bed by 7:30."
Watch Jane’s Addiction Play New Song ‘True Love’
It's their first new music in 10 years.
U2’s Next All-New Album Will Be Loud but Not AC/DC Loud
The Edge predicts guitar will return to mainstream music and wants to be part of it.
Hear Long-Lost Extended 8-Track Versions of Two Rolling Stones Hits
Mick Jagger reportedly despised 8-tracks, but the band still tried to make the best of the format.
How the Edge Stops Himself From Quitting U2
Guitarist dismisses rumors that the band is approaching its end after announcing shows without drummer Larry Mullen.