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.
When the Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’ Started a Prison Riot
Actor and former inmate Danny Trejo recalls 1968 moment in solitary confinement.
Black Sabbath Release Black Lives Matter Shirt
Logo in the ‘Masters of Reality’ style matches the one worn by Tom Morello.
What Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax Did After the Big 4 Shows
Thrash icons first shared a stage in 2010 but soon went their separate ways again.
Listen to a New Metallica Song Written by a Bot
“Deliverance Rides” is latest release from YouTuber who’s had computers write AC/DC and Nickelback tracks.
35 Years Ago: Tom Petty Releases a Song He Hates
“Make It Better (Forget About Me)” diverted the course of ‘Southern Accents’ album during a period of cocaine overindulgence.
Meat Loaf Thanks Bob Kulick For ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Success
Singer says late guitarist’s help in making album a hit “can never be repaid.”
Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Says HIs Lyrics Aren’t ‘Prophetic’
Frontman shoots down “absurd” suggestion that he saw world problems coming.
Dave Grohl’s ‘Mortifying’ Experience of ‘Times Like These’ Cover
Foo Fighters leader got it wrong when asked to contribute to COVID-19 fundraising single.
‘Fan Pod’ COVID-19 Concert Promoter Ordered to Call It Off
Arkansas governor issues cease-and-desist order to venue boss, who leaves tickets on sale.
Could Drive-In Concerts Be the Way Forward?
Fans and police happy with results of recent live show in Denmark.