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.
Revisiting Scott Weiland’s Last Show With Stone Temple Pilots
2012 California festival set came before frontman was fired for the second and final time.
K.K. Downing Knows Why He Wasn’t Asked to Rejoin Judas Priest
Former guitarist blamed “angrier” resignation letter that followed his original quit notice.
Rami Malek’s Privacy Lesson From Playing Freddie Mercury
'Boheman Rhapsody' star’s approach to anonymity reinforced by playing Queen legend.
Watch Aerosmith and the Roots Play ‘Walk This Way’ on Kids’ Instruments
Jimmy Fallon and the Roots join in on TV jam.
Gene Simmons Owns Up to ‘Checkered Past’
Kiss star argues he’s a “good guy” and rails against trial by social media in aftermath of sexual misconduct charge.
Dave Grohl on Losing His Voice: ‘That’s the Last Time I Make Out With Bono’
Foo Fighters reschedule shows just after U2 frontman had to bow out mid-concert.
Metallica Announce Line of Watches
“Time marches on” via collaboration with Nixon brand for eight standard models and limited-edition special.
‘I Was Just Really F—ed Up Back Then': The Album Jerry Cantrell Can’t Revisit Yet
“I was just really f---d up back then to be honest with you, and you can totally hear it on that record."
Slash Says Most Fights in Bands Were Fueled by Cocaine
Guitarist discusses turmoil in Guns N’ Roses and other big bands, plus his rediscovery of “poignant” track he recorded with late singer Chester Bennington.
Chris Cornell ‘Autopsy’ Documentary Explores Head Trauma Theory
The Soundgarden singer's death was ruled a suicide, but his widow insists he’d never take his own life.