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.
Guitar Center Reportedly Facing ‘Imminent Bankrupcty’
Financial service firm S&P downgrades Guitar Center chain of stores, indicating likelihood of bankruptcy in the near future.
Soundgarden Members to Play First Show Since Chris Cornell Died
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and drummer Matt Cameron will take the stage together for the first time since the death of singer Chris Cornell.
Watch Dave Grohl Bring ‘Kiss Guy’ From Audience to Play Song
Dave Grohl kicked off the Foo Fighters’ latest U.S. tour last night in classic style when he invited a Kiss fan from the audience onto the stage to perform “Monkey Wrench.”
Metallica Ask Fans to Work in Food Banks
Metallica’s charity foundation All Within My Hands has announced a day of service scheduled for May 23, and it invited fans of the band to join in by volunteering at a food bank near them.
Richie Sambora Reports on ‘Wonderful’ Bon Jovi Reunion Rehearsals
Former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora says he enjoyed rehearals with Bon Jovi for their Rock Hall reunion.
Unseen Beatles Photos From First U.S. Tour Sell for $358,000
A collection of unseen photos of the Beatles from their first U.S. tour recently sold at an auction in England for more than $358,000.
Jack White and Lars Ulrich Discuss Phone Use at Concerts
Jack White has explained his reasons for preventing fans from using their cellphones during his concerts.
Stephen Hawking, Rock Star: How He Helped Shape Songs by Pink Floyd, U2 and Others
Stephen Hawking may have been more interested in classical music than popular music – but he still managed to notch up an impressive series of rock star credentials.
John Corabi Recalls the Moment Motley Crue Realized He Wasn’t a Fan
He had to request copies of Motley Crue's older albums in order to learn the songs.
New Jimi Hendrix Album Includes Unheard Songs
A new Jimi Hendrix album will contain 10 previously unheard tracks