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.
Why Motley Crue Keep Away From Tommy Lee Backstage
Drummer says Vince Neil and Mick Mars don’t like the music in his dressing room and won’t like his new solo album.
Jon Bon Jovi Wishes Richie Sambora ‘Had His Life Together’
But singer argues there’s an upside to his old friend’s absence from Bon Jovi.
Mick Jagger Admits the Rolling Stones Have Been ‘Lazy’
Singer cites example of lost ‘Goats Head Soup’ tracks and also says people should take his quotes with “pinch of salt.”
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.”
How Paul McCartney Helped Jimmy Buffett Make His New Album
First LP in seven years came after Macca offered “good feedback.”
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’
She sings 1975 song at campfire on ‘SNL’ while the Killers cover Tom Petty.
Why Jon Bon Jovi Won’t Play Super Bowl Halftime Show
Singer says he has “no desire” to take part in gala performance after refusing once and missing out once.
Bob Dylan’s Handwritten ‘Times’ Lyrics on Sale For $2.2 Million
Auctioneer also values handwritten “Subterranean Homesick Blues” words at $1.2 million.
New COVID-19 At-Home Performances: Joan Jett, Michael McDonald
Ritchie Blackmore also among latest artists to join lockdown workaround amid coronavirus restrictions.
The Knack Give in, Change ‘My Sharona’ to ‘Bye, Corona’
Guitarists Bert Averre and Prescott Niles post virus-themed cover “because apparently there aren’t enough of them.”