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.
What if John Lennon Had Starred in ‘WarGames’?
He was in discussions for key role in man-versus-AI movie before fate intervened.
Wolfgang Van Halen’s New Album Joke Cost Him a Day and a Dollar
He discussed having members of his family make spoof guest appearances on his Mammoth WVH records.
How George Martin Kept the Police From Breaking Up
Close to disintegrating during 'Synchronicity' sessions, trio hoped for actions but got words from Beatles producer in 1983.
When David Crosby’s Son Reduced Stephen Stills to Tears
James Raymond had everyone in rehearsal room crying thanks to his voice, Stills says.
How ‘Capricorn One”s Conspiracy Theories Angered Buzz Aldrin
Peter Hyams' 1978 movie explores result of bid to fake humans' first Mars landing.
How to Join James Hetfield’s Cigar Smoking Club
If you’re up at the front, Metallica frontman might even light you up.
‘Wild’ Mick Brown Reveals Why He Quit Drumming Two Years Ago
Former Dokken member says looking back at five decades of playing gives him great joy.
Stephen Stills Wrote Some ‘Complete Bollocks’ as Solo Work Began
He recalls effect of move to England that saw him collaborating with Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and others.
Why Alice Cooper’s Friends Gave Him a Wheelchair on 30th Birthday
He recalls becoming the go-to guy for rock stars with addiction issues.
Watch Metallica’s M72 World Tour Debut of ‘Through the Never’
Watch the band tear into one of the Black Album's heaviest songs.