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 Credits Rehearsal Room Magic for Motley Crue’s Success
Bassist cites “noise and energy” when no one else is around for making it to 40 years.
Nirvana Members Only Hoped ‘Nevermind’ Would Buy Them Apartments
Dave Grohl recalls modest ambitions for world-changing album.
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.
Some Kiss Members Took Fitness ‘Beating’ Before 1996 Reunion Tour
Paul Stanley says strenuous preparation campaign was a “shock” to some bandmates.
Neil Finn’s Run-In with Lindsey Buckingham Fan
Crowded House frontman only faced one negative moment after replacing guitarist in Fleetwood Mac.
When Guns N’ Roses Helped Ian Astbury Escape from Cops
Cult guitarist Billy Duffy recalls Doors-style profanity in the ‘80s.
Wolfgang Van Halen Can’t Watch His ‘Distance’ Video
Song was written as he anticipated a future without his dad, Eddie Van Halen.
Small Venues Still at Risk as COVID Cash Fails to Arrive
“Not a single penny” released five months after Save Our Stages bill was passed.
Phil Collen Predicts Vince Neil Will Regain Voice for Stadium Tour
Def Leppard guitarist says Motley Crue vocalist has time to get back on track after abandoned solo show.
Spotify Accused of Creating ‘Race to the Bottom’ With New Feature
Congressmen say Discovery Mode could force artists to accept lower royalties.