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.
Chester Bennington’s Widow Angry Over ‘Dramatizing’ of 2016 Suicide Attempt
Talinda Bennington blasts the coroner and TMZ for covering details from his death investigation that were redacted to protect her children.
Dream Theater Plan 2018 Album
Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess said he expected the band to start serious work on their 14th album in May next year.
Mental Health Helpline Launched for U.K. Music Industry
The Initiative follows increased attention to issues after the deaths of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell, with plans to roll out across U.S. and beyond.
Why Marilyn Manson Refused to Record a Clean Version of ‘KILL4ME’
When asked to produce a censored take of the 'Heaven Upside Down' track, he made it worse instead.
Pearl Jam to Return to Touring in 2018
After a year of downtime, Eddie Vedder and co announce shows in South America and Europe.
AC/DC Alumni Honor Malcolm Young at Funeral Service: Photo Gallery
AC/DC's Malcolm Young was honored at a funeral attended by former bandmates including Angus Young, Brian Johnson, Cliff Williams, Phil Rudd and Mark Evans.
Anvil’s Lips Doesn’t Regret Saying No to Motorhead
Steve "Lips" Kudlow was asked to join Motorhead after "Fast" Eddie Clarke left, but declined.
How Foo Fighters Got Revenge (and 500 Pounds of Spaghetti) on Chad Smith in Prank War
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer reveals how Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins ‘got me really good’ on U.S. tour
Tom Petty Bandmates Thank Fans for Support
Two members of the Heartbreakers have written personal messages of thanks to the band’s fans following the death of leader Tom Petty last month.
Watch Stone Temple Pilots Perform with New Singer Jeff Gutt
The new Stone Temple Pilots singer and former The X Factor contestant sings ‘Still Remains’ and ‘Meadow’ at invititation-only show.